Summer Reading programs!
Summer Reading May 23 – July 8
Reading Time Logs are due by July 8. Return to the children’s library (lower level)
Pick up a Time log at the library, or print one here
Summer Reading Kick-Off
Tuesday, May 23
Open House in Youth Department 1:30 – 4 pm
For Summer Readers & their families
July 11th 8-9pm – Abilene Pool
Grand Prizes announced!
Rodeo Story Time & Pink Lemonade Party
Tuesday, Aug 1 at 3:00 pm
Stories, Autographs, crafts & refreshments
Wee Read Story Time
With Miss Sheryl as the guide, young children and their grownups will explore weekly themed stories, songs, and activities. These programs are designed to promote early learning, introduce new concepts, spark imaginations, and arouse curiosity about the world we share together.
Begins at 10:00 am on Tues & Weds. For infants through preschool. Adults are to accompany children.
June 6 & 7 : Let’s be Reading Bugs together
June 13 & 14 : Let’s Mix Colors Together
June 20 & 21 : Let’s Dig Together
July 5 : Let’s Party Together
Thursdays at 10:00 am. This program is for elementary school age children & their families. Adults are to accompany children 6 & under.
We will have special guests for these programs!
June 8: Dirt & Worm Together At Last
Special Guest: Jennifer Latzke
June 15: Create a Feast for the Eyes
Special Guest: Beach Museum of Art — KSU
June 22: All Together Now With Science
Special Guest: Exploration Place from Wichita
June 29: Hometown Heroes
Special Guest: Eisenhower Foundation
July 6: Adventures with Izzy the Corgi
Special Guests: Kady Toole & Izzy the Corgi
A Come and Go Program for All Ages
Drop In between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
(Adults are to accompany children 6 and under)
There will be crafts, building projects, and fun.
Saturday, June 10: Catch the Reading Bug with Shelby and Friends from K-State Extension.
Saturday, June 17: Be Creative @ Your Library– tap into your creative side with mandala art & donuts.
Saturday, June 24: Build a Better World —assemble a robot with Shelby from K-State Extension + more
Saturday, July 1: Every Hero Has a Story — unmask your inner super hero.
Saturday, July 8: Discover New Trails @ Your Library and make ready to explore your world.
Free Movies in the Children’s Department
Movies start at 3 p.m.
For area youth and their families
Adults are to accompany children 6 and under
Please feel free to bring snacks and drinks