Reading by Design
This year's Summer Reading Program will take place June 6 - July 26. Registration begins May 31.
For children ages 12 and under, minutes read (or minutes read to) will be recorded.
Teens ages 13-18 will be able to complete reading challenges for a chance to win prizes.
Adults can track books read or complete reading challenges for a chance to win free books and a grand prize.
Weekly book drawings will also take place for all ages from June 5-July 31.
100 minutes: bookmark & stickers
200 minutes: Light-up Bouncing Ball
300 minutes: Neon Robot Sunglasses
GRAND PRIZE: Science Central membership
Idea & Design Journal
"Escape Fort Wayne" adventure
June 6, 12:00 PM - Opening Program: "Shocking Science" (Science Central)
Join in on a hair-raising set of static electricity-related activities that are fun for all ages! This demonstration gives students first-hand experience with some of the subtleties of static and non-static electricity, and addresses electrons, protons, voltage and current with students on an age-appropriate basis.
June 7, 3:00 PM, LEGO Club
June 9, 11:00 AM, Hidden Figures movie
June 13, 3:00 PM, Pokemon Club
June 16, 11:00 AM, TMNT movie
June 20, 3:00 PM, Book Club
June 21, 11:00 AM, "All About Coding"
Learn some basic coding techniques!
June 23, 11:00 AM, Tron movie
June 27, 12:00 PM, "MythBusting 101"
Become a Mythbuster with these fun activities!
June 30, 11:00 AM, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie
July 5, 3:00 PM, LEGO Club
July 7, 11:00 AM, The Lego Movie
July 11, 3:00 PM, Pokemon Club
July 13, 2:00 PM, "Eli the Tuba Guy"
Local resident Eli Arnold presents the amazing tuba and its cousins. Check out this video from the Journal Gazette!
July 14, 11:00 AM, Big Hero 6 movie
July 17, 1:00 PM, "Art with Jill Bontrager"
Local artist and former teacher Jill Bontrager introduces kids to art
July 18, 3:00 PM, Book Club
July 21, 11:00 AM, Hugo movie
July 26, 12:00 PM, Summer Reading Program Finale:
July 28, 11:00 AM, Robots movie