Summer Reading 2016
Read books, earn prizes, learn, and have fun!
Sign up at the library or online here.
We have 8 weeks of “Wow! Wednesdays” which are different performers, activities, and entertainment.
6/15 Sciencetellers– 10am in MCSO
6/22 Family Stages: Peter Pan– 2pm in MCSO
6/29 Turtle Dance Music– 10:30am in MCSO
7/6 Robbi K, Storyteller– 10:30am in Assembly Room
7/13 Dinorific Game Show– 10:30am in MCSO
7/20 LEGO Star Wars and Star Wars: The Force Awakens– 10am and 12pm in Basement
7/27 Middletown Library Olympics– 10:30am Catherine St and Emaus St Park
8/3 Grins and Grins– 2pm in MCSO
The Kids vs. Teens Tournament is fun way for you to show your support for the library. Your favorite characters from Juvenile and YA literature will be battling tournament style with different match ups every week.
Votes are cast by placing money into the bottles representing the characters of your choice. The characters with the least amount of money are eliminated every Saturday until we declare a winner.
All proceeds go to the library.
LEGO® Junior Maker Club
LEGO® Junior Maker Club! Make, tinker, build, and explore with LEGO®. The Junior Maker club encourages children and families to take a hands-on, minds-on approach to “making” with the use of LEGO® bricks while tying in a love for reading.
No registration is required. This is a child/parent event so everyone should bring their imaginations and be ready to build! Meets every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Made possible by a donation to the library by LEGO® Systems, Inc. and the Association for Library Services to Children.
This summer we are combining the Infant storytime and the toddler and preschool storytime.
Explore action rhymes, songs, and stories. After books, gather with us at the back table for a special activity. No registration is required and siblings are welcome.
Infants will have an age appropriate activity instead of a craft.
(Recommended for birth-age 6 with a caregiver. 30-45 minute storytime. Tuesdays 10:30-11:15am.
Join us for an interactive fabulous way to get fit for the whole family.
Yoga, stretching, and coordination.
All ages welcome; 30-45 minutes. Thursdays 11-11:45am
Caring Hearts Pet Therapy – Tales with T.A.I.L.S.
Caring Hearts Pet Therapy program seeks to improve children’s reading and communication skills with the assistance of trained therapy animal teams. The children are encouraged to read, engage, and connect with the pet.
Bring your favorite book or two or choose one here at the library to share with one of our animal friends. Children will have the opportunity to read individually or in small groups with each of the animals at the session depending on the number of children registered and pets available. Animals are attentive listeners and their presence increases a child’s comfort in reading aloud.
Recommended for ages K-5th grade. No registration is required. Caring Hearts Meets Tuesdays at 6 pm.
All team members have completed volunteer training, practice sessions, and have current clearances.
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