Summer Reading Program


The Summer Reading Program is offered every year in June. Designed to encourage a love of reading. Crayon Poster .jpg
Weekly incentives, drawing for prizes, and FUN! Open to all ages.  Printable 2021 SRP Flyer

 "Reading Colors Your World"  June 1-30, 2021

Registration begins May 24th.  Printable Registration Form

We are excited to offer an in-person SRP this year! There are some fun programs planned
to entertain all ages. You will earn tickets for the prize drawing this year. A ticket will be given
at registration, each week when you turn in your reading log, and at each program you attend. Bring in your reading log each week to earn a SRP themed button. Collect all 4!
Not ready to join an in-person program? No problem. You will earn a ticket when you pick up
a craft kit to complete at home. All tickets must be turned in by closing time on Tuesday,
June 29th.
Prizes given to winners after the program on June 30th.

Fun Programs for you to attend:

For the kids:

Thursday, June10th at 10:00 a.m.-Tails & Tales with the National Mississippi River Museum
Why do some animals have tails? What do they do with them? Let’s discover how animals use their tails
by meeting a few up close. We’ll also share some animal tales.

Wednesday, June 16th at 10:00 a.m.-Mad Mixtures with the Grout Museum
Kids will get excited about science as they participate on experiments with everyday materials.
(ex. fire, air pressure, oxygen) We’ll even learn about snakes.
This is an outdoor program.

Wednesday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.-Make Your Own Kaleidoscope
Join us at the library to make your own kaleidoscope. All materials supplied.
This will be available as a take home kit for those not able to attend in person.

Wednesday, June 30th at 2:00 p.m.-Make Your Own Comic Strip
We enjoy reading them, so you can create one of your own. Join us at the library. Materials supplied.
This will be available as a take home kit for those not able to attend in person.
Stay after the program for the Summer Reading Program prize drawing.

Pages & Play Club each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. (June 16th is replaced by Grout Museum Program)

For Teens & Adults:

Wednesday, June 9th at 2:00 p.m.-Flower Pounding Art      iRead Color Poster.jpg
Make a beautiful bookmark or notecard by hammering flowers onto watercolor paper to leave their 
beautiful print behind. All materials supplied. Pre-register at the desk so we can get a count for supplies.
Feel free to bring your own special flowers.

Friday, June 18th at 2:00 p.m.-Leaf Art with Sondra from Fontana Park
Sondra will be here to show us how to make creative nature art using leaves.
Make a new masterpiece to take home.

Monday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.-Illuminator Letter Painting
This program has been cancelled.
Join Kim from Cedar Valley Art & Wine to try your hand at this technique of painting.
Pre-register at the library. Cost for this program is $10.00 due at registration to hold spot.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, June 22nd at 2:00 p.m.-Stained Glass Demonstration
Would you like to know how stained glass is made?
Enjoy a demonstration on how these lovely pieces are put together with Connie, Jake & Marty. (CJMS).
A great example of their work is at the library!