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2020 SUMMER READING PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES! Beginning June 24

Pebble Pictures by Amelia Booth: July 27 – August 3 (All Ages)

Ready for a cool art project using materials from right outside your door? Watch this amazing video by Amelia Booth, go for a walk and collect your supplies, create an awesome work of art from what you find! Pebble Pictures by Amelia Booth

Summer Reading Early Elementary Challenge (5-8 Years Old): Building Bridges STEM Challenge – June 21 – August 3

Building Bridges STEM challenge: Construct a sturdy bridge out of LEGO’s or other blocks that spans the width of 10 inches. Send us a picture or tell us how many books your bridge held. Happy building! Send your photo to: staatssummerread@gmail.com This is a challenge you can do anytime. (50 points) Suggested Reading: The Three Triceratops Tuff by Stephen Shaskan & The […]

Create A Story: June 29 – Aug 3 (All Ages)

Create a Story Everyone likes a good story, whether you’re old or young (Preschool-Adult), Let your imagination soar and share your story in writing or pictures. Drop us off a copy, or send a photo to staatssummerread@gmail.com (100 points) 

Summer Reading Teen Challenge (12 and up): Mini World Terrariums – July 20 – July 25

Mini World Terrarium: Come to the library and pick up a Terrarium Kit. Add whatever you want from home to create your own small fantasy garden in a bowl. Terrarium Kits will be available July 20- July 25.

Summer Reading Teen Challenge (12 and up): Mythical Beast Cupcake Wars – July 13 – July 20

Mystical Beast Cup Cake Wars: You will have one week from July 13 – July 20 to bake and create your Mystical Beast Cup Cake. To participate, send email to staatslibyouth@ gmail.com. You will be sent an invitation to a Zoom meeting On Monday evening July 20 at 7 pm. where participants will show off their cupcakes. Everyone who participates will be entered […]

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Summer Reading Programs – Happening This Week (July 13 – July 19)

All Ages: Join Holly Shelowitz, Culinary Nutrition Educator and cook along in your kitchen as she guides you on live video from her kitchen to prepare a delicious dish using pantry staples. Set up your computer, smart phone or ipad so you are hands free. It’s so much fun to see each other in our […]

Summer Reading Upper Elementary Challenge (9-11 Years): Break the Code

Scavenger Hunt: Break the Codes Follow the clues hidden on the grounds of Saint Margaret’s church (across from the library). Find and decode the hidden message. Send the decoded secret message to staatssummerread@gmail.com to be entered into a prize drawing. This is a challenge you can do anytime. (50 points)

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Summer Reading Programs – Happening Now

Story Walk: Take a walk around the library grounds as you enjoy a picture book. The story begins at the entrance to the Gazebo. Follow the numbered stakes around the lawn to read the story on laminated pages. Look and find the story book characters hidden around the property. Available all summer (50 points)   EARLY […]

Collaborative Art Project: June 29 – July 11 (ALL AGES)

Start off by helping us create a Dragon that will hang in the library gazebo. And make a Dragon Puppet to keep! Pick up your part of this Collaborative Art Project between: Monday June 29 – Friday July 10 Complete the dragon scale and return it to the library by July 11 so it can […]