Summer Reading 2018

Enrollment for Summer Reading 2018 will begin on Monday May 14th. Summer Reading will go from the week of June 4th through the next to last week of July. Each week those enrolled in Summer Reading will complete a list of tasks for that week, then the following week check in at the library for a new set of tasks and get a prize for the previous week. The last week of summer reading is a catch up week for anyone who still wants to get prizes!


Summer Performers

Throughout Summer Reading there will be performances on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM, except for a special performace on Tuesday June 12th at 6:30 PM.

    • June 6th: Richard Renner - "Actor, Juggler, Orangutan, Poet and Fool all describe Richard Renner as performs his special brand of humor. Whether juggling, unicycling, ropewalking, or creating a zany improvisation, Richard performs with unbounded energy and skill." - Richard Renner
    • June 12th 6:30 PM: Mr. Kneel - "Mr Kneel has a mission to create positive, informative and self-esteem building music for families to share together. Music with an educational and developmentally appropriate message that educators and parents will embrace, but so good that kids, and adults, will want to listen to it again and again." - Mr. Kneel
    • June 13th: Mane Stage Maniacs - "Improv means to 'make it up as you go', and that's what we do! We'll do our best to make you laugh!" - Mane Stage Maniacs
    • June 20th: Mad Science of Kansas City - "Mad Science has franchises located around the world, who bring science education to millions of children each year. Our innovative programs help kids learn about science through our fun after-school programs, preschool programs, in-class workshops, camps, birthday parties and special events. Mad Science encourages scientific literacy in children in an age when science is as vital as reading, writing and arithmetic and we don’t stop there." - Mad Science of Kansas City
    • June 27th: Phlox - Professional fire performers. - Phlox
    • July 5th: No Performance. Library is closed for Independence Day.
    • July 11th: Laughing Matters - "We are Jay Cady and Leslie Seifert-Cady, and we have a ball entertaining people. Our shows are full of juggling, mime, magic, improvisation, and duet humor in the vaudeville style." - Laughing Matters
    • July 25th: Thad Beach - "Whatever your age, whatever the stage. Thad has music and performaces to delight you with his talent, wit and easy going style." - Thad Beach

Summer Workshops

We will be hosting a variety of summer workshops. You can enroll for the workshops starting on Monday May 14th and the cost is $2 per child. Space in each workshop is limited to 10 people, except for Stepping Stones which is limited to 20 people. Between May 14th and June 4th each child can only be signed up for two workshops to give everyone an equal opportunity. After June 4th all remaining spaces will be open to anyone who wishes to sign up. Children 8 and under must have a parent attend with them. The only workshop that spands two days is Stepping Stones, all other workshops are separate.

DATE TIME CLASS
May 31 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stepping Stones Part 1
June 1 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stepping Stones Part 2
June 4 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stamp Art
June 5 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stamp Art
June 7 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Painting
June 8 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Painting
June 11 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Perler Beads
June 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Perler Beads
June 14 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Drawing
June 15 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Drawing
June 18 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Crochet Part 1
June 19 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Crochet Part 2
June 21 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Leatherwork
June 22 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Leatherwork
June 25 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Rainbow Loom
June 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Rainbow Loom
July 2 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Rope Jewelry
July 3 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Rope Jewelry
July 25 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Macrame
July 25 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Macrame
July 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stepping Stones Part 1
July 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Stepping Stones Part 2
Last updated 5/08/18
For more information contact the library at 524-5242 or ask at the circulation desk.