Summer Reading Programs at Your Libraries

every hero has a story pow bam readEvery Hero Has a Story Summer 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:

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Unmask (Teens)

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Escape the Ordinary (Adults)

 

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

Registration Begins JUNE 8 at most libraries!

Family and Special Programs by Library:

Annville Free Library

216 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003            717-867-1802  www.lclibs.org/annville

June 8 – Registration Begins: Pick up summer reading folders

Family Programs:

June 15            2 pm    Ran’d Shine Magic and Illusion

June 22           2 pm    Don Dougherty, Storyteller – Super Hero Adventure Story

June 29            2 pm    Bravura Brass Quintet – Every Hero Has a Song

July 6               2 pm    Ryan (the bug man) Bridge – Bug Heroes and Villains

July 13             2 pm    Sciencetellers – super heroes storytelling, science and comedy

July 20             2 pm    The DKers high-energy juggling duo

July 27             2 pm    Matthew Dodd – American Heroes in Songs & Stories

Aug 3              2pm     Celebration Sensation – for all who complete the summer folder

Unmask! (Grades 4-9) Tuesdays at 2pm For grades 4-9 with required registration.

June 16            Animal Heroes Search & Rescue presented by 911 Rapid Response

June 23            Paul Merklein, cartoonist – How to Draw Super Heroes

June 30            Damien Drago presents Heroes of the Underground Railroad

July 7               Investigations in Science: Forensic Clues. Unmask clues that scientists use to solve crime

July 14             Creative Heroes with Splat Studio. Fee and project TBA. Preregistration required

July 20             Fitness Heroes with DKers Juggling Duo (location TBA) & Skill Toys workshop following show

July 28             Nature Heroes. Project and location TBA

Aug. 4             Super Party for all those completing the summer folder

Lebanon Community Library:

125 N. 7th Street, Lebanon, PA         717-273-7624 www.lclibs.org/lebanon

June 8 – Registration Begins: Pick up summer reading folders

Family Programs:

June 16            10:30am Puppets! Laugh along with stories and songs from Marian and Friends

June 23            6:30 pm Animal Heroes. Meet some animals with extreme abilities from ZooAmerica

June 23            2pm     Straight to the Moon. What’s the moon made of? Could you go there? Presented by Lancaster County Parks

June 30            10:30 am Ran’d Shine Magic and Illusion

July 8               2pm     Super Forces of Nature. Learn about Earth’s super powers with some experiments

July 14             10:30am Hangin’ Out with Heroes at the Library. Sing along with musical duo Two of a Kind

July 21             10:30am Herpetology Heroes. What do reptiles and superheroes have in common? Find out from Jesse Rothaker and some of his slithery and scaly creatures!

Matthews Public Library:

102 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg 717-865-5523 www.lclibs.org/matthews

June 8 Registration Begins: Pick up summer reading folders

Family Programs:

All programs are free and open to all ages! Tuesdays at 2 pm.

June 23            2pm Mystic Drumz presents The Legend of Marshmallow Island, a world music safari adventure

June 30            2pm Ran’d Shine Magic and Illusion

July 7               2pm Ryan “the Bug Man” Bridge presents Bug Heroes and Villains

July 14             2pm Visit Storyland to help solve a mysterious riddle in Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, a fun twist on a classic fairy tale, presented by Miss Kitty Jones

July 21             2pm Herpetology Heroes. What do reptiles and superheroes have in common? Find out from Jesse Rothaker and some of his slithery and scaly creatures!

July 28             2pm Animal Heroes. Meet some animals with extreme abilities from ZooAmerica

August 4         2pm Silly Joe Sings! High-energy rocker entertains with a guitar and kazoo

Aug 11                        2pm Ventriloquist Tom Crowl gets lots of laughs with his cast of characters

Myerstown Community Library

199 N. College Street, Myerstown     717-866-2800 www.lclibs.org/myerstown

Summer reading program begins June 15. The following special programs will be held Wednesdays at 6 pm for participants.

Family Programs:

June 15            Registration begins. Pick up summer reading folders.

June 24            6pm Eddie Ray, Magician

July 1               6pm Hometown Heroes presented by Middle Creek Search and Rescue

July 8               6pm Super Heroes of Nature presented by Lancaster County Parks

July 15             6pm Kit’s Interactive Theater

July 22             6pm Animal Heroes presented by Lancaster County Parks

July 29             6pm Who’s a Super Hero???

Aug 1              Final day – turn in reading logs!

August 5         6 pm Hero Party for everyone who has completed the program

Palmyra Public Library

50 Landings Drive Annville, PA 717-838-1347 www.lclibs.org/palmyra

All Monday family programs will be held at Palmyra Grace Brethren Church at 799 Airport Road Palmyra, across the street from our new library in Flightpath Park!

Every Hero Has a Story Monday morning programs at11am June 8  Registration begins at 10am. Pick up summer reading folders

Family Programs

June 15            11am   Ran’d Shine Magic & Illusion

June 22            11am   Don Dougherty, Storyteller – Super Hero Adventure Story

June 29            11am   Bravura Brass Quintet – Every Hero Has a Song

July 6               11am   Ryan “the Bug Man” Bridge presents Bug Heroes and Villains

July 13             11am   Sciencetellers – Super Heroes storytelling, science and comedy

July 20             11 am  The DKers, high-energy juggling duo

Unmask! Tuesday evenings 6:30pm

For grades 5-9, free with required registration.

June 23            Paul Merklein, cartoonist – How to Draw Super Heroes      

June 30            Super Hero Shirts – create your own hero shirt

July 7                Investigations in Science: Forensic Clues. Unmask clues that scientists use to solve crime

July 14             Chopped! Cooking Competition

Richland Community Library

111 E. Main Street, Richland, PA      717-866-4939 www.lclibs.org/richland

Registration begins June 1. Pick up summer reading folders. Family programs are Thursdays at 11:15am.

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

 

 


 

 

 

 

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