Events

Summerfest Road Show - Lake Shawnee, Reynolds Lodge

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Lake Shawnee, Reynolds Lodge Kids

5-12 years

Stories & Crafts

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: El Deafo

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]

Stories & Crafts

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Brooklyn Bridge!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

Have you ever thought about how dangerous it might be to build a bridge? We will read from You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Brooklyn Bridge! by David Salariya and Thomas M. Ratliff and learn the answer. Then, experiment with bridge building and play a Jenga®-inspired game.

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]

Summerfest Road Show - Back to Nature Camp at Gage Park

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Gage Park Kids

5-12 years

Stories & Crafts

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

Read When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing by Virginia Hamilton. The stories in the book are based on African American folktales told in the South during the Plantation Era.  The we'll build wooden bird houses and decorate them!

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]

Stories & Crafts

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: Minextravalegalooza

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]