Summer Reading Program


Summer Reading Club is here! New this summer:

  • Weekly registrations
  • Makerspace Fridays
  • Teen Book Club
  • "Write" Workshops
  • All ages Summer Reading Club challenges!

Check out the printable pamphlet here.


Check out the printable Summer Reading Club Challenge here (be sure to print double sided).


In the meantime, here is a list of all the awesome programs happening this summer:

Name

Description

Time

Summer Reading Program – Draw It Out

Are you passionate about drawing? We’ve got stories, crafts and games to inspire your inner Picasso.

July 4

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Drum Roll Please

Is music your passion? Come and make some drums, with stories to strike up a tune.

July 11

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Feathered Friends

Aren’t birds awesome? We think so too. Come for stories, crafts and activities about our sky-high wonders.

July 18

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Lets Play

Summer is the perfect time for sports! Come for games and stories and get ready to play!

July 25

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Saves The Day

Superheroes are amazing! Join us to make a superhero and write a comic about them.

Aug 1

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Sincerely Yours

You may not write letters anymore, but we’ve got activities that may get you in the mood to do so.

Aug 8

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Techies Unplugged

Are you into robots? We’ve got games that will leave you with a better idea of how robots work.

Aug 15

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

Summer Reading Program – Wonderful Words

Words are wonderful. And there are so many of them! Inspiration awaits as you get ready for school again.

Aug 22

Ages 6-8: 1-2pm

Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm

BYO Teen Book Club – As Seen on TV

From Riverdale to The Handmaid’s Tale, what are your favorite books that’ve become TV shows?

July 9

Ages 13-17: 1-2pm

BYO Teen Book Club – Short and Sweet

Some of the best books are short. What are your favorite quick reads?

July 16

Ages 13-17: 1-2pm

BYO Teen Book Club – It’s a Small World

Libraries get you books from all over the world. What are your favorite international books?

July 30

Ages 13-17: 1-2pm

BYO Teen Book Club – The Classics

Sometimes the best books are the famous ones. What is your favorite classic?

August 13

Ages 13-17: 1-2pm

BYO Teen Book Club – You Gotta Read This!

For our final session, it’s everything goes! What is your all time favorite book?

August 20

Ages 13-17: 1-2pm

Writers Workshop – The Big Picture

They say a picture is worth 1000 words. Let’s put it to the test! Please bring something to write in and with.

July 5

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

Writers Workshop – Something out of Nothing

Random combinations of words can be inspiring. Don’t believe me? Come and see. Please bring something to write in and with.

July 12

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

 Tales and Tails What could be better than stories with dogs?! Join us for a snuggly storytime, and a presentation from Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) on animal safety and the importance of rescue societies. July 13

All Ages, 10:30am-12pm

Writers Workshop – Finish the Story

Sometimes stories are left unfinished. This isn’t one of those times. How would you finish a story? Please bring something to write in and with.

July 19

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

Writers Workshop – Round Robin

As the saying goes, many hands make quick work. What would a story look like if we all wrote it together? Please bring something to write in and with.

July 26

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

Writers Workshop – Me, Myself and I

Authors sometimes use their lives as inspiration to write. How do you inspire you? Please bring something to write in and with.

August 2

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

 Escape the Library!  Introducing Devon’s first ESCAPE ROOM! Can you solve our puzzles in 30 minutes and win a treasure trove of prizes?!  August 3, 10 and 17th.

Available time slots are at 9:30am, 10:30am and 11:30am.

Registration required! All ages welcome.

Writers Workshop – Storyboardin’

It’s not as cool as a surfboard, but making a storyboard is an easy way to amp your writing game. Please bring something to write in and with.

August 9

Ages 6-8: 9-10am

Ages 9-12: 11-12pm

Ages 13-17: 2-3pm

 Mario Kart Wii Tournament Start your engines for some good old kart racing fun.  August 14

All Ages, 1-3pm

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament

The brawl to end them all, and the brawl to end summer! Choose your fighters and see who can be the best!

Aug 24

All Ages, 1-3pm

Teen Resume Workshop

Looking for that first job? We’ve got tips on crafting the best resume and cover letter you can, and get you ready for those intimidating interviews. Bring a resume for advice.

July 24

Ages 13-17, 1-2:30pm

Makerspace

Explore technology at your own pace. It’s as cool as you think it is, and not as scary as you think it is.

All Ages! Fridays, 1-4pm

Circuits: July 6, 13, 20

Xbox: July 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, Aug 10

Robots: Aug 10, 17

Wii: Aug 17