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Shared Experiences from 2012

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see experience photos in a gallery.

Watched Pride and Prejudice ...... again!

My favorite one is actually the A&E 6 hour version with Colin Firth but thats a better saved for a cold winter day.

Found a thumb ring of mine that went missing a while ago

it's one of my fav's so I was really glad to find it!

watched some of the women's olympic soccer

what a great celebratory moment when the US team beat Canada!

Bike Ride

I take lots of bike rides to the park with my mom. I go really fast on my bike. Along the way I stop to throw out peanuts in the park for the squirrels. They love to see me coming!

Tie Dye!

I made a 60's tie dye shirt at the library with my mom and my sister.

I ran a concession stand

My sister and I set up a concession stand at my grandma's garage sale. We sold cookies, water, and koolaid.

I learned about Gymnastics

I watched the Olympics gymnastics and the American Girl movie, McKenna Shoots for the Stars, about a girl who competes in gymnastics.

Built a GIANT sandcastle

My sister and I built a huge sandcastle village with a moat at Manistee Beach.

I went to Silver Lake Beach

My grandma and grandpa took me and my sister to Silver Lake Beach. We played in the water, built a castle in the sand, and had a picnic lunch.

I learned about space at SkyLab

I went in the giant bubble to learn about stars.

Plush Pets Sleepover

I took two of my pets to the Plush Pets Sleepover. They had a great time playing in the library all night.

I'm collecting Beanie Boos

I love my Beanie Boo collection. I have a giraffe, a puppy, a chihuahua, a penguin, and others. I sleep with them at night and take them place during the day.

I rode the water slide at Turtle Cove

I conquered my fear of waterslides and rode the green one at Turtle Cove for the first time with my mom. I went down again later with my sister. It was GREAT!

I read a Horrible Harry book

I read a Horrible Harry book with my sister. This is the first chapter book I've ever read!

I feed the yellow and purple finches in my backyard

I feed the finches with a finch feeding tube in my backyard. Purple finches are actually red, not purple. The birds eat a tube of food each week.

For the first time ever playing Words With Friends

Actually playing 2 games, one with my nephew and one with my gf Sharon.  Winning one and losing one.

Made a get well card for a friend in the hospital

Get better soon Gloria!

Read Amy & Rogers Epic Detour

After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student, and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt

walked for 30 minutes

It was already pretty dark out when I walked at
9 PM.

Tie Dye

I made a tie dye T-shirt at the library. I like it. And it's fun.