May 2015 Newsletter
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Family Wii Game Night 

 YOU choose the games! No registration required. 

Tuesday, May 5 @ 5:30 p.m. 

Chess club will meet Saturday, May 9 at 
10:00 a.m. 
in the Community Room.  All ages welcome.

Join us for TEEN Movie Night on Tuesday, 5/12
@ 5:30 p.m.

We will be showing The Fault in Our Stars
(Rated PG-13) 


Are YOU a community hero? 
The library is looking for community heroes to join us for our summer storytimes!

If you, or someone you know, is involved with 
education, youth or senior programs, environmental issues, animal interests, religious institutions, arts and culture, or health and human services, please email Miss Joie at

Our storytimes are Wednesday and Thursday mornings @ 10:00 and last about 40 minutes. If you're passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you!  
Derby Party Fundraiser
Please join us for the 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the home of Carole & Ray Neag.  Individual tickets cost $75.  Space is limited.  Tickets are available for sale at the library and online at:

*Please register by Saturday, April 25. 
Non-Fiction Book Club

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of every other month for our new adult Non-Fiction Book Club! For the month of May, we will be reading "The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford Dictionary" by Simon Winchester.


Wednesday, May 20 
     @ 7:00 p.m.


Use Goodreads to keep track of what you've read! Goodreads has book reviews, recommendations, reading challenges and MORE! Sign up (for free) today!  
The Art of Pencil Drawing Class
We will study the classical rendering of form in light and shade with emphasis on proportion, symmetry, and composition. Students will work from still lifes, studies from reproduction, and imagination. Led by instructor Richard Chiango. 

No experience is required.

Registration for this event is required, and space is limited.

Please register at the main desk, or online at:  

  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 -- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Saturday, May 30, 2015 -- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Saturday, June 6, 2015 -- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 -- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  NEW PiP Storytime! 
Can't make it to morning storytimes because your child is in preschool? Join us for our NEW storytime, "PiP - Pretty Important Preschoolers" on  
Fridays at 1:00 p.m. beginning April 10th.
Too close to lunchtime? 
Bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the community room with your storytime friends before we begin!
Allegiant Discussion Party

Have you read the final installment to the Divergent trilogy? Join us for a book party! Teens will talk about the series, make DIY Divergent mugs, and EAT!
Registration is required for this program. Ages 12+.

This program is free, however, Miss Joie asks that you bring a refreshment as admission. Please register at the main desk or visit: 
Yoga for Kids
Mommy and Me - Bond with your child while you experience yoga together! For ages 3ish-5ish. Remember to bring two beach towels! 
Saturday, May 2 at 10:00am 
Family Yoga - Twist and stretch with Amy! For ages 5ish-9ish.
Saturday, May 2 at 11:00am  Class sizes are limited. Registration is required. Call or visit the main desk to register.  

May the Fourth Be With You!

Jump on the Millennium Falcon and meet us at WYOBASE for a Star Wars storytime and party! Costumes are encouraged. 

No registration required.

Monday, May 4 @ 4:00 p.m.  




Join us for a FREE 30 minute Pilates class with certified instructor Summer Jess. Please bring a yoga mat or two towels.


Registration for this event is required.  Please register at the main desk or online at: 


Have you heard? The library is starting a new family fitness class - Zumbini!

Zumbini is for the youngest "Zumba" fans, ages 0-3 years old, and their caregiver who are looking to have some fun and bond with their lil' party animals!

The Zumbini program was developed for caregivers and their children, to learn, bond, and grow in an upbeat and happy, musical environment. Join certified instructor Rae Johnson-Bundy for this energetic 45-minute class on
Saturday, May 9 @ 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required for this event. Please register at the main desk or online at:

*This class is $10 per family. Payment will be due the day of the program.
Mother's Day Tea

 Bring your mother, sister, grandmother, aunt - all are welcome to celebrate the wonderful women in our lives!

Join us for storytime at 1:00 followed by a craft and tea party!
Registration is required for this event. Please visit the main desk or register online at: 
Please register by Monday, May 4.
*Fancy outfits are encouraged! 
Saturday, May 9 @ 1:00 p.m. 




Meet the Author!   
The library welcomed Beth Vrabel, author of middle-grade novel "Pack of Dorks," on April 14
to answer questions and talk about life as a published writer. 

Miss Joie would like to thank her book club members for making her first book club at the Wyomissing Public Library a success! Keep an eye on the calendar for upcoming summer book clubs!



Did you know?
Miss Joie is now a Booktuber! 

Booktube is a branch of Youtube where people make videos all about books (who knew?). Follow Miss Joie through her Booktube journey as she discusses her favorite books and life as a librarian.
Her goal is to encourage younger audiences to support their local libraries and fall in love with reading. If you're on Youtube, please subscribe to her channel, "MissJoie Reads." Suggestions for video topics? Email Thank you!

My First Video!