2018 Young Adult Summer Reading Challenge begins on June 8. Teens, ages 13-17, are invited to participate in their own summer reading challenge. Prove Libraries Rock! by reading great books and trying out our 3 mini-challenges in the links below, or pick up a copy at the Children’s desk from June 8. For each challenge, (Create , Read or Explore challenge) earn credit and exchange for books, Library Bucks, and an invitation to our Tech Night/VR Party, and a USB hub.
Hamilton Trivia Quiz
Name That Musical
Music Journalism Challenge
In the Middle is for kids in grade 6 and higher. Programs are at 2:30 p.m. (unless otherwise specified) and last for an hour. Please REGISTER register for each session you wish to attend. Registration begins June 4.
June 13 Libraries Rock ART! Come rock out with us while transforming rocks into pebble peacocks, stony sneakers, and rocky reactive faces.
June 20 Book Club. Like a Rock Star: Read about a coming of age/discovering themselves teen . The story should include musicians, singers, and other protagonists who express themselves through the music they love. A list of suggested titles will be available on the teen website and on the In the Middle display area.
June 27 STEAM challenge. School of Rock: Create an instrument with recyclable materials, perform in a “drum” circle and experiment with sound waves using apps.
July 11 Rock’n mystical ART! Look deep into your rock and see the eye of a dragon or other magical creation that will escape from your rock.
July 18 Book Club. The Princess and the Pea: Read verison(s) of the Princess and the Pea and we’ll discuss the similarities/difference, as well as, consider how it was made into a musical.
July 25 STEAM challenge. Rocks-Rock: Explore the culture/art of stacking stones, cairns, or inuksuk and then create our own.
August 5 Family Fun at the Book Sale. Sign up to help us out by supervising a “play” station 12-5 PM. Service hours opportunity!
August 15th ROCK & READ. Join us for an afternoon of relaxed reading in rock chairs. Drop in anytime between 2-5 PM .
August 25th Help out at the Rock the Fort. 2:30-4:30 PM. Families may use materials from home to create reading forts in the library and then read together. Service hours opportunity!