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Fizz Boom Read Summer Reading Program

Registration for the Summer Reading Programs is open.


July 23 is Batman Day!

Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary and cast your vote for your favorite Batman actor here.


Want to Avoid the Summer Slide?...
Start with the Library

Did you know? Children who do not read over the summer will lose more than two months of reading achievement. Here are some things families can do to keep children reading over the summer:

  • Have plenty of reading material around.
  • Form a Library habit.
    • Visit the Library to check out books and enjoy a full line-up of programs.
    • Use the Library from home. E-books and magazines are available online 24/7.
  • Read aloud as a family.
  • Lead by example.
    • Sign kids up for the summer reading program and while you're at it - sign yourself up for the adult reading program.
    • Talk about what you're reading and what you like about it.

Read more about summer learning loss and find additional reading resources at Reading is Fundamental.

We look forward to seeing you and your kids at the Library this summer!


Chess - Library Tournament Play

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, & 23
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Kids ages eight and up who already know how to play chess are invited to sign up for Wednesday matches that will conclude with a Library tournament. More details available at the Youth Services Desk.


Little Listeners

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 a.m. &
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Includes short stories, songs, and finger plays. For parents and Children ages 6-23 months.
Attendee must be between the ages of 6 Months and 23 Months old.
Attendee's birthday must be between 9/8/2011 and 3/9/2013.


Tales for Twos and Threes

Mondays, 10:30-11:00 a.m. &
Wednesdays, 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Two and three-year-olds will experience simple picture books and short stories in a more traditional story time setting. Caregivers remain with their children for the half-hour sessions.
Attendee's birthday must be between 9/10/2009 and 9/11/2011.


Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

“Story Time” is for children ages three to five with an accompanying adult. Picture books on weekly themes are combined with stories shared through flannel boards, action rhymes and other media.
Attendee's birthday must be between 10/10/2007 and 10/10/2010.


Reading Patch Club


June's category: Superheroes