On Your Mark, Get Set, Get Ready for Fun!

Paper copies of your Library News are coming soon to your mailbox, but while you wait, here’s a preview of the fun that is happening at your library this summer.

Summerfest 2016: Take the reading challenge. On your mark, get set, read!

1. Summer Reading Sign-Up begins May 1Braylon reads about baseball

From babies to grown-ups, readers of all ages can get their game face on to read for fun, learning, and prizes! Track your time and read for prizes from June 1-July 31.

Visit summerfest.tscpl.org to sign up.

Keep an eye out for a tracker coming home soon in your school-age kid’s backpack.

2. Stories for Little Kids, Big Kids, and Teens

Readapaloozas 2015Librarians will make it easy for you to fill up the time on your reading tracker: No marathon required. Preschoolers can build their brain power at Stories and Crafts every Tuesday & Thursday morning, while elementary-aged kids hit a home run at Readapalooza. Monday is the day for teens to sprint for the finish line at Books + Chill.

3. High-Powered Shows every Wednesday

Sal Cruz and the CruzlineThe fun begins on Wednesday, June 1 with the Summer Reading Kick-Off Carnival. Wear your favorite jersey and bring the whole team to play carnival games and win prizes. Watch amazing demonstrations by local athletes. And who is our mystery celebrity guest? You’ll have to come to find out!

Every Blockbuster Wednesday afterwards brings a different performer to delight and amaze. Three different showtimes to fit everyone’s busy schedule.

4. Beat the Heat with Friday Flicks

Teen Beach 2After getting active swimming, running around, or playing on the playground, take a break in the AC with a movie for all ages every Friday afternoon, including two sing-alongs!

Teens get their own movie on Friday evenings- sorry, no kids allowed.

Natalie Moreland

Natalie works in the Kids Library and has a background in teaching. She delights in spreading bookjoy to people of all ages. She also takes interest in cycling, creating art, social justice, raising small livestock, and making music.