Children's Summer Reading Program


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Join our Summer Reading Program!
June 12–August 12 For all ages!
Earn coupons and a book this summer by reading or listening to a book or by doing an alternate activity!
Infants through 5th Grade – Pick up a reading log in the Youth Services Department from
June 12 to August 5.
Prizes will be available from June 19 to August 12.

Due to flooding, locations have changed for several of the programs and some have been cancelled.

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Crafty Thursdays  - Canceled
Youth Services Area
Thursdays from 9:30 am–8:00 pm
June 22–August 10

Put your creative skills to work and build a take-home craft each week.


LEGO @ the Library - Canceled until further notice

Story Room
Ages 4+
Saturdays from 10:30 am–12:00 pm
June 3, July 1, August 5

Love LEGO bricks? We’ve got plenty! Construct an imaginative LEGO creation and see it displayed at the Youth Services Desk for the following month.

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Touch a Truck Day 
Library Parking Lot
Thursday, July 27, 9:30 am–11:30 am
Rain Date: Friday, July 28, 9:30 am–11:30 am
Your little truck lovers will get the chance to climb aboard the City’s heavyduty
work vehicles, the big red fire truck, and several sleek police vehicles.
How exciting to get up close!


WeDo LEGO Robotics 
Auditorium
Ages 5–8
Tuesday, August 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm & 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Thursday, August 3, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Join the fun challenge of building and programming a LEGO
model, featuring working motors and sensors.
Registration is required and begins July 1. Space is limited.
Register in Youth Services or call 837-3466.

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Sloan Museum: Under Construction 
Auditorium
Ages 4–8
Thursday, August 10 at 9:45 am, 11:00 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm
Build the tallest tower with sticks, cups, clothespins, and cubes, or follow a blueprint to build structures with blocks, and more. Also, make a “Building Box” to take home.
Registration is required and begins July 1. Space is limited.
Register in Youth Services or call 837-3466.


Sloan Museum: Electrical Connections 
Auditorium
Ages 8–12
Thursday, August 10, 4:00 pm
Become an electrical engineer using batteries, wires, and switches to light up bulbs & turn on noisy buzzers! See how many light-emitting diodes you can light
at the same time. Then, wire in a wall switch to turn them on and off. Be brilliant!
Registration is required and begins July 1. Space is limited. Register in Youth Services or call 837-3466.

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Discovery Depot 
Canceled
August 12 – 26
Monday–Friday, 9:30 am–7:30 pm
Saturdays, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
It’s harvest time at our Farmer’s Market play station! Plus, enjoy many other fun activities.