Summer Reading Programs at Matthews Library

escape signal           The library hosts a program every Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. during the summer.  You can find the schedule of programs here.  Everyone is welcome, no registration is required, and all programs are free and fun for all ages!                               Don’t forget to pick up this year’s Summer Reading Program folder that includes activities for children and a reading log.  Children who hand in completed folders will be invited back for a special end-of-summer party!  Please include child’s name, age and phone number on each completed folder; one folder per child please.

2015 Summer Reading Program Schedule



 June 23

Mystic Drumz presents The Legend of Marshmallow Island.  Larry the frog and friends go in search of the island and the legendary dance party that takes place there.  Featured instruments include a Nigerian Talking Drum, Brazilian Quica, Vibraslap, Chinese Gongs and more!

 June 30

Be a witness to incredible illusions and mind bending magic when Ran’D Shine comes to visit the library.

 July 7

 Ryan “The Bug Man” Bridge is going to tell us about the good bugs, the bad bugs, and the bugs that are just plain cool!  And the best part is…you’ll get to pet some of the largest species of bugs in the world!

 July 14

 Visit Storyland to help solve a mysterious riddle when Miss Kitty Jones visits the library as Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother for a fun twist on a classic fairy tale.  With plenty of interest for both boys and girls, this is an appealing story for all children.

 July 21

 The Forgotten Friends Reptiles will visit again with their caretaker, Jesse Rothaker.  They’re friendly, peaceful and some of the most interesting creatures you’ll ever meet!

 July 28

 The ZooAmerica animals can’t wait to visit the library and all their old friends in northern Lebanon county!

 August 4

 Silly Joe Sings! High energy rocker, Silly Joe, has a guitar, a loud voice, and a kazoo which translates into tons of fun.

August 11

 Tom Crowl is what people refer to as a “laughing matter.” Tom is a ventriloquist with a cast of characters that keeps his audiences rolling with laughter!