Summer Reading Programs at Your Libraries

Dig Into Reading

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Dig Into Reading Summer Reading

Stories, Magic, Music and More! You don’t have to dig deep to find summer fun at the libraries this summer.

Dig Into Reading” is this year’s summer reading theme, and families will find special programs, storytimes, and activities centered around this theme. The collaborative reading program encourages children and teens to continue reading over the summer months.

The 2013 teen summer reading theme is Beneath the Surface and the adult theme is Groundbreaking Reads.”

Summer Reading Folder

Each library is holding special programs and fun reading fun activities with prizes. Please contact your local library to register. Each child will receive a summer reading folder to complete. Prizes will be awarded to children who complete the folder.

Family and Special Programs

Annville Library

June 10           2 pm    Cy Young “Aesop Rocks” in stories & song

June 17            2 pm    Caryn Lin “Bach 2 Rock!” with electric violin

June 24           2 pm    Tracie Yorke “Anansi the Spider” in song & dance

July 1              2 pm    Jesse Rothaker Forgotten Friend “Reptile Explorers”

July 8              2 pm    Marion & Friends Puppets & Ventriloquism “Big Things Come in Small Packages”

July15             2 pm    Miss Amy, Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority – “What Happens to Our Trash?”

July 22            2 pm    Two of a Kind musical duo—”I Dig Reading” interactive concert

Aug 5             2 pm    “Celebration Sensation” for all who complete summer folder

Lebanon Library

June 11            11 am Cy Young, songs and stories

June 18            10 am Forgotten Friends Reptile Sanctuary

June 25            6:30 pm Caryn Lin, electric violinist “Bach 2 Rock”

July 9              10 am  Mini Carnival

July 16            6:30 pm ZooAmerica

July 23            11am   Magician Eddy Ray

Matthews Library

June 11            2 pm Cy Young “Aesop’s Fables”

June 18            2 pm Jesse Rothaker “Forgotten Friends” Reptiles

June 25            2 pm Caryn Lin, electric violinist “Bach 2 Rock”

July 2              No programs

July 9              2 pm ZooAmerica

July 16            2 pm Kitty Jones – Grace the Pirate

July 23            2 pm Juggler Al Grout

July 30           2 pm Marian Gehman & Friends

Aug 6              2 pm Flow Circus!

Aug 13            2 pm  Mike Rose

Myerstown Library

Jun 19             6 pm Treasure!

June 26           6 pm Forgotten Friends Reptiles

July 10            6 pm The Amazing Magi Dig into Magic

July 17            6 pm Dig Those Dinosaurs!

July 24            6 pm Miss Maggie Sings

July 31            6 pm Dig into our history with Pocahontas and Kit’s Interactive Theatre

Palmyra Library

Dig Into Reading Monday Morning Programs 10:30 am
For preschool and elementary school aged children. Held in the auditorium, 2nd floor, Palmyra Municipal Building. Following each program, lunch items will be available for purchase.

June 3              Registration Begins: Pick up summer reading folders

June 10            Cy Young: “Aesop’s Fables” stories and songs

June 17            Caryn Lin, electric violinist “Bach 2 Rock”

June 24            Tracie Yorke: “Anansi the Spider” songs and dance

July 1              Jesse Rothacker, Forgotten Friends: “Reptile Explorers”

July 15             Book Sale

July 22            Movie Morning with the Meerkats

Richland Library

June 20            “What Happens to Trash?” presented by the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority

June 27            Dinosaur Dig. Join us for fossil investigations, digging for dinosaur bones and a special snack

July 11            “Archy What?!”  Local Archeologist Jenny Wyatt will explain archeology and why it’s important.

July 18            Miss Maggie Sings special program

July 25            Garden Party – plant a seed, discover what grows underground and join the Great Potato Chip Taste Test

Aug 1              Chillin’ with Your Gnomies! Wrap-Up Party with a secret movie presentation!