Summer Special Programs

child surrounded by multiple books

Summer Reading Kick-Off Day
Monday, June 19
10:00AM-12:00PM ~ 2:00-4:00PM ~ 5:30-7:30PM
Children's Department
No registration required.  Just come to one of the session.

Stop by the children’s department any time during the open sessions, and pick up your summer reading goodie bag, then visit different activity stations around the children's room.  At each station, you will collect an item for your summer reading bag.  Activities include games, temporary tattoos, art projects, mosaic murals, face cheek painting, button making station, and a cool treat in our craft room.  

Sidewalk Chalk Art (weather permitting) for all ages
Wednesday, June 21 (date to be confirmed)
Held Outside

No registration required

We provide the chalk and the space, you provide the art!  We're decorating the library sidewalks.  Because we'll be outside, be sure to wear your sunscreen!  

The world "Together" painted in graffiti
Tie Dye T-Shirt

Tie-Dye T-Shirts (recommended for ages 6 and up)
Thursday, June 29, 
11:30AM and 12:15PM
Library Community Room
Registration required

Click here to register a child for 11:30
Click here to register a child for 12:15

Create a summer tie-dye shirt.  BRING a single clean, pre-washed white or light colored t-shirt, nothing larger.  You will only be allowed to dye one item.  Aprons are provided, but be sure to wear old clothes to be safe.  

There are two sessions.  Please only register for one.

Miniature Motorway Demolition Derby
(recommended for ages 6 and up)
Thursday, July 6

Library Community Room
10:30AM-12:30PM (Four 30-minutes sessions)

Click to register for either 10:3011:0011:30, or 12:00

It's Demolition Derby time!  Children compete in groups of eight, racing their mini-racing cars on a track, rotating out the races.

Please only register for one 30-minute time slot.  Only participating children need to be registered (caregivers are still invited to watch).

Minature Motorways Slot Cars
Baffling Bill

Baffling Bill Magic Show (recommended for ages 5 and up)
Tuesday, July 18

Library Community Room
Registration required--
Click here to register

Baffling Bill the Magician and Gus the Bunny return to amaze and astound you with Kym, who will float in thin air, be sawed in half, and finally...vanish!

Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. For space reasons, please register all children and adults attending regardless of age.
Please be aware the show is in a dark environment.

Exotic Zoo (recommended for ages 5 and up)
Thursday, July 20
Two shows: 10:30-11:15AM and 11:30AM-12:15PM

Library Community Room
Registration required--Only register for one show

Click here for 10:30 or here for 11:30

Javon Stacks is back with his menagerie of live furry, scaly, and feathery critters to educate young people about with whom we share our world.

Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  For space reasons, please register all children and adults attending regardless of age.Exotic Zoo Logo

Last edited 5/23/23 cw