Reading Takes You Everywhere!
2018's Summer Reading Program concluded on July 31. Thank you to the 177 children, 14 teens, and 40 adults who participated!
The 2019 Summer Reading Program theme is "A Universe of Stories". Dates are TBD in June and July.
For children ages 12 and under, minutes read (or minutes read to) will be recorded.
Teens ages 13-18 will be able to track books read for a chance to win free books and a grand prize, and 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 11-July 30.
100 minutes: bookmark & stickers
200 minutes: Earth ball
300 minutes: Invisible Ink Pen
GRAND PRIZE: Zoo Gift Certificate
"Escape Fort Wayne" adventure
June 6, 10:00 PM - Opening Program: "Creeping, Crawling and Flying" (Ft. Wayne Zoo)
Everything that crawls on or in the ground or up a tree isn't the same. Learn about and act out the basic characteristics of insects, spiders, and the other creepy crawlies that don't fit into either group!
June 9, 11:00 AM, A Wrinkle in Time (2018) movie
June 12, 3:30 PM, Pokemon Club
June 15, 11:00 AM, Inkheart movie
June 19, 3:30 PM, Yu-Gi-Oh Club
June 20, 11:00 AM, "Board Game Extravaganza"
Play a variety of fun and interesting board games!
June 22, 11:00 AM, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom movie
June 26, 2:00 PM, "A Trip Around the World"
Explore food, stories, crafts, and games from around the world!
June 26, 3:30 PM, Kids Book Club
June 29, 11:00 AM, Treasure Planet movie
July 3, 3:30 PM, LEGO Club
July 6, 11:00 AM, The Wizard of Oz movie
July 10, 3:30 PM, Pokemon Club
July 12, 2:00 PM, "Breakout!"
Use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open a locked box
July 13, 11:00 AM, The Neverending Story movie
July 16, 1:00 PM, "Oscar the Turtle"
Oscar stops by for fun and games!
July 17, 3:30 PM, Yu-Gi-Oh Club
July 21, 11:00 AM, The Librarian: Quest for the Spear movie
July 24, 3:30 PM, Book Club
July 27, 11:00 AM, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie
July 31, 11:00 AM, Summer Reading Program Finale: First Responders