Summer Reading Program 2019

Our Summer Reading Program theme this year is A Universe of Stories.  Everyone - children, teens, and adults - is invited to read, earn prizes, and attend events at the library this summer.

All children may participate in our children's Summer Reading Program: younger children can listen to books, older children can listen and/or read.

See information about our TNT (Teen & Tween) Summer Reading Program for 6th through 12th graders here.

Summer Reading t-shirts

The Friends of the Library are selling t-shirts with the summer theme, A Universe of Stories.  See more information here.  

Friday, June 14 is the first day to pick up a reading log and start recording your reading and/or listening.  You can choose to count the number of days you read (you choose how much to read each day) or the amount of time you spend reading.

Friday, June 21: Kickoff Event

Michigan Science Center will present Apollo Adventure.  There will be 10 stations with hands-on activities for you to explore.  This event will be held from 9:30 until 12:30 in The Center (previously the Senior and Community Activity Center).  Come any time between 9:30 and 12:30 and move through the 10 activities at your own pace.  This event is best for preschoolers through middle schoolers; all ages are welcome.

Thursday, July 18: Touch a Truck

Our annual Touch a Truck event will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. during July's Third Thursday.  You'll see a variety of community vehicles, meet the people who drive and work with them, and learn about the jobs they do.  Check back for a list of participants.

Friday, August 9: The Supernatural Intergalactical Summer Reading MAGIC Spectacular by Jeff Wawrzaszek of A2 Magic

This magic show will include several space-themed illusions.  This event will be held at 10:30 A.M. in The Center (previously the Senior and Community Activity Center) and is for all ages (children and teens).  

Saturday, August 31 is the last day to submit your reading/listening time and receive prizes for reading/listening throughout the summer. 

Additional events

Additional events will include Tiny Tales (ages 2 and younger), Storytime (ages 3-5), craft and reading events for elementary ages, and more.  

Check back in May for the final schedule.

If you have any questions about our Summer Reading Program, please ask us at the library or online here.  

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