ADVENTURE Begins At Your Library (Summer Reading Program 2024)

Summer Reading registration for the program itself begins on June 6th and will be in person throughout June and July. If we get 200 registrations or more, Kathy Watson is going to KISS A LIVE PIG!

Please note that you must register for all events separately. Check out what we have planned

For a list of our weekly storytimes, please click here.

Please check back regularly as we may add or change events.

 

JUNE

Thursday, 6/6 – Registration opens and is rolling until July 30th!

Stop into the Library and register with the youth librarians.

 

Tuesday, 6/18 at 6 PM (All ages) – ADVENTURES with Magic Fred

Summer Reading kicks off with Magic Fred’s high energy magic and comedy show packed full of fun and surprises with a lot of audience participation! Register here!

 

Thursday, 6/20 at 6 PM (Gr.  3-5) – BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB

Bring a snack in a brown bag and discuss this month’s book! Register here!

 

Monday, 6/24 starting at 1 PM (All Ages) – CHARACTER SCAVENGER HUNT BINGO

Drop-in anytime between 1 & 7:30 PM to test your hunting skills. Can you find all of the book characters hidden in the Children’s Room? Learn more here!

 

Tuesday, 6/25 at 4:30 PM (T/weens) – CUPCAKE WARS!

Teens and tweens, THIS MEANS WAR! (FRIENDLY war. 🙂

T/weens (Grade 5+) are welcome to participate. Please bake your own cupcakes in advance, and practice your decorating in the days prior if you choose.All rules are on the registration post.

Register here!

 

Wednesday, 6/26 at 6 PM (All ages) – WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS

Learn about all kinds of exotic animals! Register here!

 

Thursday, 6/27 @ 4:30 PM (Gr. K-5) – WEAVING

Come for the basics in weaving a picture and see how fun and simple it is.

Register here!

 

JULY

Monday, 7/1 at 1 PM (Ages 3+) – LEGO CHALLENGES

We’ll be opening the Lego drawer for our talented builders! Registration is not required for this event. Learn more here!

 

Tuesday, 7/2 at 4:30 PM (Ages 10+) – ADVENTURES IN CANDY

Join us for some candy adventures! We’ll make candy sushi and play some Candy Land and other candy themed games! Register here!

 

Wednesday, 7/3 at 6 PM (T/weens) – T/WEEN BOOK DISCUSSION!

Join us to discuss ‘Hatchet‘ by Gary Paulsen. Register here!

 

Monday, 7/8 at 6 PM (Families with kids in grades K-5) – BUILDWAVE

Learn how to think outside the box and work together to complete each challenge. Register here!

 

Tuesday, 7/9 at 3 PM (Ages 8+)- DOODLES AND DRAWING

Learn how to draw from our many how-to-draw books, or create a beautiful zentangle. Registration is not required for this event. Find out more here!

 

Wednesday, 7/10 – PAINTING WITH PIXIE YATES

Learn the ins and outs of watercolors and make your own creation!

5:00-6:00 (Gr. K-5)– Kids entering grades K-5 in the fall register here!

6:00-7:00 (Ages 10+)-Kids ages 10 and up in the fall register here!

 

Thursday, 7/11 at 4:30 PM (Gr. K-5) – WORM RACE

Pick a REAL WORM to race, and see where it goes! Register here!

 

Saturday, 7/13 at 10:30 AM (PreK-Gr.3) – STORIES IN MOTION

Interpret the days theme with stories and movement games that bring the pages to life. Register here!

 

Monday, 7/15 at 4:30 PM (Gr. 1-2) – CODING & ROBOTICS

We will be utilizing iRoot robots. Beginners are welcome as well as those with coding experience.

A $10 deposit is required at the time of registration at the Children’s Desk.

*Deposits will be refunded when your child attends the class. If you cancel your reservation, your deposit will be retained.*

Register here!

 

Tuesday,  7/16 at 4:30 PM (Gr. 3-4) CODING & ROBOTICS

We will be utilizing iRoot robots. Beginners are welcome as well as those with coding experience.

A $10 deposit is required at the time of registration at the Children’s Desk.

*Deposits will be refunded when your child attends the class. If you cancel your reservation, your deposit will be retained.*

Register here!

 

Wednesday, 7/17 at 6 PM (All ages) – CARRIAGE SHACK FARM

Carriage Shack Farms will be here with cute baby animals. Register here!

 

Thursday, 7/18 at 4:30 PM (Gr. K-5) – CRAFTING COASTERS

Make a great coaster for your summer drinks. Register here!

 

Monday, 7/22 at 4:30 PM (Ages 3+) – SHARPIE TIE-DYE

Sharpies in a multitude of colors and the rubbing alcohol will be provided, just bring an article of fabric to decorate. Register here!

 

Tuesday, 7/23 at 4:30 PM (Ages 10 +) – IT’S TRIVIOSA, NOT TRIVIOSAH: HARRY POTTER TRIVIA HOUR

Do you know everything there is to know about Harry Potter? Test your knowledge skills today! Register here!

 

Wednesday, 7/24 at 6 PM (T/ween) – INTERACTIVE MOVIE NIGHT: JUMANJI (1995)

We have the props, the scripts, the movie, the big screen and candy! Just bring your t/weenage self and a friend (ages 10+) and get ready for some play-acting antics in the jungle! It’s super easy to participate because everyone is ALL IN. Register here!

 

Thursday, 7/25 at 4:30 PM (Gr. K-5) – CRAFTING SUNCATCHERS

Watch your suncatcher sparkle and create reflections when it moves in the wind. Register here!

 

Monday, 7/29 at 4:30 PM (Gr. 5+) – CODING & ROBOTICS

We will be utilizing iRoot robots. Beginners are welcome as well as those with coding experience.

A $10 deposit is required at the time of registration at the Children’s Desk.

*Deposits will be refunded when your child attends the class. If you cancel your reservation, your deposit will be retained.*

Register here!

 

Tuesday, 7/30 at 4:30 PM (Ages 8+) – ROLL AND WRITE

Part role-playing game, part creative writing- we’ll be creating characters, worlds, and adventures together. Register here!

 

Wednesday, 7/31 at 6 PM (All ages) JUNGLE JIM

Back by popular demand, Jungle Jim will dazzle you with balloon artistry, comedy and improv. Register here!

 

AUGUST

Thursday, 8/1 at 4:30 PM (Gr. K-5) – ADVENTURES IN THE OCEAN

It’s a puzzle! Put the mixed up pieces together and take home 3 ‘under the sea’ animals. Register here!

 

Monday, 8/5 at 1 PM (All ages)– POKEMON SCAVENGER HUNT

The Pokemon are hiding in the Children’s Room again. Can you find ’em all? No registration necessary. Learn more here!

 

Wednesday, 8/7 at 6 PM (All Ages)– FAMILY FINALE

Celebrate the Summer Reading Finale with us by packing a picnic, enjoying some Kona ice, and get a cool airbrush tattoo. Register here!