Summer Reading Program 2022

An Ocean of Possibilities

Ahoy, Matey! Our annual Summer Reading Program is on the horizon! This year's theme is an "Ocean of Possibilities", and we can't wait to dive on in with you. We have a lot of great events and prizes planned for kids, teens, and adults! Registration for all ages begins on June 6th. Be sure to come to our Kick-Off Party on Saturday, June 11th at 11am - it's bound to be a splash!

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Track Your Reading

Stop into the library to pick up a paper reading log or track online at Readerzone.com

Kids and Teens enter code: 31c74

Adults enter code: 314db

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Program Events

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Kick-Off Party: Saturday, June 11th

@ 11am-1pm

Kick off the Summer Reading Program with a splash! Enjoy a dance party with a shark, a shellfie station, a fishing pond, a splash pool, and much more!

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Preschool Sensory Playtime:
Thursday, June 16th
@ 11am

Come squish, scrape, throw, crawl, and more at the library! Sensory play engages your child's brain to build critical thinking and STEM skills. Plus it's fun! For ages 0-5. Older siblings may come along too.

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Map and Flag Making: Tuesday, July 5th @ 10:30am

Ages 0-18

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Sea Turtle Plushies Adult Craft:
Wednesday, June 29th @ 5:30pm

Learn how to make a sea turtle plushie by hand in this intermediate level sewing class!

Registration opens June 20th

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Horses at the Library: Saturday, June 25th @ 10am

Come pet and take photos with Belgian Draft Horses and Mini Horses! Fun for the whole herd!

No riding of horses, but you're welcome to read to them! There's also a rumor they'll accept carrots as tips if you bring some. . .

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Boat Making: Tuesday, July 12th @ 10:30am

Ages 0-18

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Go Fish Tournament:
Wednesday, August 3rd @ 6pm

Fun for all ages! Play for prizes!

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Teen Book Club:
Monday, August 8th 
@ 6pm

Come read what you want and share with a group! This book club will be whatever attendees want it to be. It's all in your hands! For ages 13-18.

Registration recommended

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Wrap-Up Party: Saturday, August 13th @ 11am-1pm

End of Summer Reading. Time to party and draw grand prizes

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Dive Into Summer With a New Attitude:

Wednesday, June 15th @ 6pm

Constance Hallinan Lagan discusses optimistic thinking for those who have yet to experience the joy of a life lived positively and encourages those who are already actively attempting to “stamp out” negativity to continue their quest.

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Dungeons & Dragons with Guest DM:
Friday, June 17th
@ 11am

Teens 13-18: come play D&D with a guest Dungeon Master! The DM has already prepared a one-off campaign (meaning it's a self-contained adventure). Bring your own character if you have one; some pre-made characters will be available. Beginners and experienced players welcome!

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Pirate Scavenger Hunt: Tuesday, June 28th @ 10:30am

Aargh, mateys! Take to the seven seas and hunt for booty! Follow clues and overcome obstacles to find the hidden pirate treasure. This event will be outside if weather allows. For all ages.

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Sand Art: Tuesday,

July 19th @ 10:30am

Ages 0-18

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Preschool Sensory Playtime:
Thursday, July 14th
@ 11am

Come squish, scrape, throw, crawl, and more at the library! Sensory play engages your child's brain to build critical thinking and STEM skills. Plus it's fun! For ages 0-5. Older siblings may come along too.

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Beach Drink Holders Adult Craft: Wednesday,

July 13th @ 6:30pm

Registration Required

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Polymer Clay Earrings Adult Take-&-Make:
July 25th - 30th

Registration Opens July 18th

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Shark Day:
Tuesday, August 9th @ 10:30am

Celebrate an apex predator of the ocean! Come in to learn more about sharks through stories and activities.

Ages 0-18

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Teen Book Club:
Monday, June 13th

@ 6pm

Come read what you want and share with a group! This book club will be whatever attendees want it to be. It's all in your hands! For ages 13-18.

Registration recommended

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Seashell Bookmarks Adult Take-&-Make:
June 20th - 25th

Make a watercolor seashell bookmark with recycled book pages! You won't be able to clam up about how much you love your new bookmark!

Registration opens June 13th

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Toddler Lil Wiggles:
Monday, June 20th
@ 2:30pm

30 minutes of music and movement for toddlers! Dance, sing, and move with your preschool friends. This event will be outside if the weather allows.

For ages 2-5, but older siblings can come too if they wear their dance-y pants!

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Teen Book Club:
Monday, July 11th

@ 6pm

Come read what you want and share with a group! This book club will be whatever attendees want it to be. It's all in your hands! For ages 13-18.

Registration recommended

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Water Battle: Wednesday,

July 6th @ 6pm

Join us for a game of water balloon dodge ball! Teen/adult event (13+)

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Tunes and Tales:
Tuesday, July 26th @ 10:30am

Splish and splash your way through music and stories with Ms. Tricia!

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Toddler Lil Wiggles:
Monday, July 25th
@ 2:30pm

30 minutes of music and movement for toddlers! Dance, sing, and move with your preschool friends. This event will be outside if the weather allows.

For ages 2-5, but older siblings can come too if they wear their dance-y pants!

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Beach Mason Jar Lanterns Adult Craft:
Wednesday, August 10th @ 6:30pm

Registration Required

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Animal Magic:
Tuesday, June 14th
@ 5pm

Mark Rosenthal, owner of an exotic animal rescue, will use his vast knowledge of animals, as well as live animal guests, to introduce animals associated with the sea!

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Tween Graphic Novel Club:
Wednesday, June 22nd @ 4pm

Explore graphic novels with friends and Ms. Becky! Read the novel, then come together as a group to discuss it and do activities based on the book. First book: Pawcasso by Remy Lai. We'll vote on the next one at our first meeting! For ages 8-12.

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Paint Seashells:
Tuesday, June 21st
@ 10:30 am

Come paint seashells at the library! We hope to "sea" you there. For all ages.

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Beach Glass Necklaces Adult Craft: Wednesday, June 22nd

@ 6:30pm

Join us to make beach necklaces with natural hemp cord! Registration opens June 13th

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Tween Graphic Novel Club:
Wednesday, July 20th @ 4pm

Explore graphic novels with friends and Ms. Becky! Read the novel, then come together as a group to discuss it and do activities based on the book. For ages 8-12. Book TBD.

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Naval Battles on the Great Lakes:
Wednesday, July 20th @ 6pm

With special guests the Restless Vikings.

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Mermaid Day: Tuesday, August 2nd @ 10:30am

Mermaid Molly is visiting land to read stories and take photos!

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Preschool Sensory Playtime:
Thursday, August 11th @ 11am

Come squish, scrape, throw, crawl, and more at the library! Sensory play engages your child's brain to build critical thinking and STEM skills. Plus it's fun! For ages 0-5. Older siblings may come along too.

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Tween Graphic Novel Club:
Wednesday, August 10th @ 4pm

Explore graphic novels with friends and Ms. Becky! Read the novel, then come together as a group to discuss it and do activities based on the book. For ages 8-12. Book TBD.

Grand Prizes

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Adult Prize Bundle

Beach Day Bundle: Neck fan, large tote bag (whale design), microfiber beach towel,

& anti-sand beach blanket

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Teen Prize

Encore True Wireless Earbuds

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Teen Prize

Asora sound breeze diffuser & LED Bluetooth® speaker

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Kids Prize

Pokemon Rapid Strike Urshifu VMAX Premium Collection Box

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Kids Prize

Pokémon Urshifu Single Strike Vmax Premium Box

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Kids Prize

10 Piece Hot Wheels set

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Adult Prize Bundle

Date Night Bundle: Lune Bean Keepsake Hand Casting Kit, $25 Applebee's gift card & $10 M-89 Theater gift card

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Teen Prize

Squishmallow:

Marceline Corgicorn 

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Teen Prize

10-inch LED color-change ring light with phone mount & remote

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Kids Prize

Squishmallows Minis 8 Pack Plush Set

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Kids Prize

Pottery Wheel

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Kids Prize

Plush Treehouse with Animals - Five (5) Stuffed Forest Animals

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Adult Prize Bundle

Reader on the Go Bundle: 32GB Kindle Fire 7 (w/ Alexa and no ads), $10 kindle gift card

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Teen Prize

Tropical Palm Leaf Pool Float

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Teen Prize

Squishmallows: Aurora the Unicorn Plush

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Kids Prize

Sitting hammock

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Kids Prize

Baby Shark Sing and Swim

bath toy

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Kids Prize

Hotdog Pool Float

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Adult Prize Bundle

Relaxation Bundle: Massage Gun, 25pc bath bomb set,

& Bubble Bath

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Teen Prize

Cat carrier backpack. Cat not included.

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Kids Prize

Youth Kayak

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Kids Prize

Stuffed Stitch

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Kids Prize

Mega Slime & Putty Lab

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