Douglas County Library announces summer events |

Douglas County Library announces summer events

The Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove will present “Bubble Lady” Rebecca Nile at 1 p.m. Thursday. The bubbles will grow in size, until there is a bubble large enough to fit an audience member. The event is free.

The library will also present Alligator Stories and Crafts at 1:30 p.m. July 16. Miss Carol will read “Zack’s Alligator” by Shirley Mozelle. Children will sing songs, watch an alligator grow, go on a gator hunt and make a craft to take home. For ages three and up; young children should be accompanied by an adult. Please sign up by July 15.

The library will also host a Summer Reading LEGO Building Challenge. Use LEGO bricks and elements to create an original work of art. Bring your creation to the Minden or Zephyr Cove library between July 1 and noon on July 21 and fill out an entry form. Winners of the contest will be announced on July 26. LEGO prizes will be awarded to first and second place winner in each age category. Children and adults may participate. Children 2-3 years old must use LEGO DUPLO bricks to build their creation.

The LEGO Challenge is sponsored by the Friends of Douglas County Library. Both branches of the library are participating in the challenge. Winning entries will be displayed at the Minden library through July 31. Complete rules and entry form are available at the Minden and Zephyr Cove libraries.

The Douglas County Public Library is located at 233 Warrior Way in Zephyr Cove. For information, call (775) 588-6411 or visit