TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM WEEK 3 DREAM CATCHER July 13-18

Every week during the seven week duration of our summer reading program the Corry Public Library is hosting a program for Adults, Teens, and Childrens. Sign up today for the summer reading program to be able to register for our crafts and classes.

This program is provided by a grant from the Corry United Fund.

This years theme is “Imagine your story” which is a focus on fairy tales and mythology.¬† This weeks program ties into our summer reading theme with the Native Americans historically used dream catchers to hand over infant cradles for armor and protection. The women were in charge of weaving the web like hoops and they would add special charms to the dream catcher with significant meaning to protect the child. The round shape of the dream catcher represented the physical world. Unlike its name the purpose of the dream catcher was not explicitly connected to dreams.

Today, dream catchers are still being used in traditional cultures and communities.

Teens come to the library to create your own dream catcher and to check out books on