Kick-Off Event - June 10—11:00am
Bring the whole family to sign up for Summer Reading. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Get your reading logs. Read like a champion and be entered to win AMAZING PRIZES! Kids, get your Summer Reading T-shirt when you register.
Craft it Up 8+! Minecraft Papercraft - June 13—11:00am
Enjoy Minecraft but want to bring it to life in paper form? Join us as we craft together Minecraft papercraft.
Joe McDermott Performance - June 14—11:00am
Singer, song writer, and performer extraordinaire Joe McDermott brings his legendary talent to our stage to kickoff our Summer Reading Wednesday Performer series of shows!
Craft it Up 8+! Origami - June 20—11:00am
Calling all origami enthusiasts! This week's Craft it Up shows you how to make origami at its finest.
Magician Richard Blake Performance - June 21—11:00am
Magician Richard Blake will wow you with his clever magic tricks. Come and be astounded by his book themed magic!
Craft it Up 8+! T-Shirt Repurposing - June 27—11:00am
Building a better world sometimes means reusing what you already have and making it better! Come learn how to make old t-shirts look different and new by cutting patterns into them or altering them in other ways.
John Ramirez from Critterville - June 28—11:00am
John Ramirez from Critterville shows off strange but amazing insects from around the world.
Wild Things Zoofari - June 28—5:30pm
Wild Things Zoofari visits us with animals!
Water Day - July 5—11:00am
Cool off with kiddie pools, water gun fights and water balloons! Bring your own water guns for extra water power in the largest water fight that's ever taken place on the lower parking lot of the library!
Craft it Up 8+! Felt Sewing Projects - July 11—11:00am
Create something fun and show off your creative sewing side in this session of Craft It Up! Sewing with felt is super easy to learn and only requires basic knowledge of sewing skills. Patterns and supplies will be provided.
Happy Tails - July 12—11:00am
Happy Tails will bring a smile to your face with cute and amazing animals.
Craft it Up 8+! Buttonmaking - July18—11:00am
Make your own groovy button with our handy electric button making machine! Design your own masterpiece or choose from pre-printed clip art.
Daniel G. Benes Performance - July 19—11:00am
See electricity generated by an actual miniature antique steam engine as it spins a 120 year old motor and lights up one of the world's largest incandescent bulbs! Watch an audience member’s hair stand on-end from a 1950's Van de Graff electrostatic generator! Listen to a 1905 Edison Phonograph as it plays an original Edison cylinder record! Plus, see lots of exciting live demonstrations of Physics, Chemistry, and Electricity!
Finale Event—EPIC Performance - July 22—11:00am
End your summer the right way by joining us for a performance by EPIC entertainment.
Listeners (0-4 years) read a determined amount of books to receive prizes!
Kids (5-7 years) and Tweens (8-12 years) read a set amount of books and attend program events to receive prizes!
On or after June 10th, participants will register accounts through ReadSquared, a website that tracks progress, gives
virtual badges at milestones, and more.
Storytime for Toddlers and their caregiver as a part of Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World.
Early Literacy Free Play
Ages 0 - 4 are welcome to come in and play with sensory toys, building blocks, and more at our Early Literacy Free Play! Learn more about Child Development and how to promote early literacy for your child!
Learn How to Code
Bring the whole family and learn how to code together - another great way we're building a better world this summer! Please be prepared to attend all the classes - registration is required.