Kid Summer Reading Program

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Adult Summer Reading Program

Sign-Up Week: June 7 - 12

Program runs: June 14 - July 31

Who’s reading for summer reading?! 

Our Summer Reading Program is designed not only to promote reading, but also encourage learning in math, English, and other subjects. By keeping our minds and bodies active, we can better retain all the wonderful stuff we learned in school, and be ready for the next school year!

Each week, you can complete 6 tasks assigned to you for that week. at least 3 of those tasks must be reading related, but the others are your choice! When you are done, come back to the Library for prizes! 

Programs

Mondays 

Fresh Air Stories

At 2 pm                 All ages are welcome.

What’s better than stories outside??  Stories with Freezer Pops!!  Mr. Peter will help you cool down with some of his favorite stories. Each story time will end with FREE Freezer Pop for every kid that wants one!!  

Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

Tuesdays

Laugh Out Loud Stories

At 10 am                 All ages are welcome.

Mr. Peter loves to laugh, and can’t wait to share some HILARIOUS stories with you! Each story time will end a quick craft you can take home or do right there!

Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

Wednesdays

Art in the Park

July 14
At 10 am                 Ages: 4-11

Come paint in the park with Miss Cathy! Kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration is required and there is a limit of 24 kids. Please call the library at 262-367-3350 to register. Registration begins the week before each date.

Bring a blanket (one that can get messy), and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

Move It Mornings

July 21
At 10 am                Ages: 3-11

Come dance or do simple yoga with Miss Emily in the Park. Each morning will be different, but designed to get you moving! No registration is required.

Meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

Thursdays

Animal Tales

At 10 am                 All ages are welcome.

In honor of our summer reading theme, “Tails and Tales,” Mr. Peter will be reading some of his favorite animal stories. Each story time will end with a fact sheet or information about the day’s animal!! Learn AND laugh!!

Bring a chair or picnic blanket, and meet us in the park at Picnic Shelter #4! Masks are optional, but we will be distancing to keep everyone safe. Cancellations due to weather will be announced via our Facebook page, or by calling the library.

Family Programs

At 3 pm                 All ages are welcome.

LIVE performers—fun for the whole family!! All performers will be at the Nixon Park Fine Arts Center. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water in case it’s hot, and chairs or picnic blankets, as bleacher seats are limited. Performances may be moved to our Facebook page due to weather cancellations.

July 15 – “Cartooning is Fun!” with Cartoonist Paul Merklein
 Do you like cartoons? Do you want to meet a cartoonist? Meet Paul Merklein!  Cartooning is fast, fun, and easy. Anyone can do it.  Even YOU!! Learn how to draw famous cartoon characters with this interactive program.   

July 29 – Musician David Landau
David Landau is a former first grade teacher, an award-winning musician and entertainer, and he is very silly. David’s personal appearances are upbeat musical programs that keep children engaged and constantly thinking. The kids sing some, move some, dance some, shout just a little bit, and laugh a bunch. The adults just sit back and enjoy the show.

Fridays

Critter Club Scavenger Hunt

All day                 All ages are welcome.

Get ready to explore outside! Look on our Facebook page every Monday for a scavenger hunt clue. Collect or take a photo of whatever it tells you to find. Then turn it in to the library that Friday to get a prize!