Richland Kids and Teens

Slogan with CharactersSummer Reading Program 2015

Every Hero Has a Story is this year’s summer reading theme, and families will find special programs, stories, music, and crafts centered around heroes in books. The collaborative reading program encourages children and teens to continue reading over the summer months.

For teens and adults, the libraries will have summer reading programs around the themes “Unmask” and “Escape the Ordinary.”

Registration begins June 8! Pick up your summer folders at the library.

We have a fabulous lineup of special family programs Thursdays at 11:15:

Family Programs

June 18            11:15am Animal Heroes presented by Lancaster County Parks

June 25            11:15am Damien Drago presents Heroes of the Underground Railroad

July 2               11:15am Who’s Your Super Hero? Bring your hero to the library for lunch!

July 9               11:15am Heroes in Storybooks

July 16             11:15am Heroes in History

July 23             11:15am Hero Party

Lego Clublego club

Join our Lego Club for ages 5-12. We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00pm. Each session has a different theme and the library provides all of the Legos!

1000 Books B4 K

1000 books Logo smallJoin this great program that helps parents prepare children for one of life’s big milestones: kindergarten.

Families can register pre-kindergarten aged children for the program, which helps families experience the joy of reading together.

Children receive a prize for every 100 books read to them. When parents and children reach 1,000 books, they achieve status on the library Wall of Fame and receive a special gift! Stop in the library to register for this great family reading program!

Children’s Storytimes

Join us Thursday mornings at 11:15 for preschool storytimes.

Smart Start Story Time for Babies

View county schedule 

Educational Resources

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) is an online teaching and learning resource from federal agencies. Each month  high-quality educational materials, items like the ones below, in FREE  and other free websites will be shared. Parents and teachers, use this site to supplement your child’s and students’ learning.

 Videos – Summer Fun at the Library