Summer Reading 2020

How are you using your imagination this summer? During these unusual times, we are doing things a little differently, but we can’t wait for you to join us (virtually or in-person) as we share lots of exciting, fantastic, magical stories! We will be making crafts, holding virtual storytimes, and practicing reading skills with our Hear-Me-Read program. We’ll be giving out book prizes weekly too... just let us know how many books you’ve read! Call or fill out our online form to sign up. Open to kids, birth-12 years old. 

Sign up here for the children’s program:

Weekly Programs


Mondays, 9:30-11am

Sign up to read to Jamie or Gail in 15-minute blocks. Outside weather permitting, or by calling in. For practicing readers through third grade, by appointment. Sign up in advance required. In the Library Park.

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, 10am

Join us on Facebook Live for new stories each week. For children birth through age 6. Facebook Live.

Wednesday Specials

Peter Boie, Magician for Non-Believers

Wednesday, July 22, 1-1:45pm

Watch our YouTube Live and be amazed at the tricks Peter does! Peter will select several of the audience to Skype in to play along. Must have a Skype account and be a child to participate in the call in (parents may accompany their child on the call). Have a deck of cards to watch a magic trick right in your hands! Call IN ADVANCE to get an invitation code to watch.

Wildlife Encounters

Wednesday, August 5, 1-2pm

Our friends from Wildlife Encounters will show and talk about several animals up close and personal! Tune in for this Zoom show. Call IN ADVANCE to get an Invitation code to watch.

Family Crafts

Stop in, call (524-4775, ext. 13) or text (556-4666) in advance to sign up and get the supplies you need to make each craft. Tune in and make it along with Gail and Jamie on Facebook Live each Tuesday at 3pm.

Fairy Houses, July 7

Gather natural materials from your yard and put them together with supplies from the library to make an inviting home for fairies!

Magic Wands, July 14

Create a colorful, glittery wand, work your best magic, and make a wish!

Dragon Eggs, July 21

Craft a beautiful dragon egg to display in your own castle. You’ll want to guard these dragon eggs carefully... who knows what might hatch!

Crowns, July 28

Every King or Queen needs the perfect crown. Decorate your own, so you can rule your kingdom!

Painted Magical Creatures, August 4

Bring your very own magical creature to life with a little bit of paint and a lot of imagination!

Summer Reading 2020 Calendar (PDF)