Kids' Reading Club Information

Octopus Artwork by Sophie BlackallDesigned for Youth Ages 0-12

  1. Stop by any branch library location to pick up your summer reading club bag with all the information needed to know how to participate. Youth will also be able to receive their first ocean-theme prize of the summer.
  2. Read (or listen) to 10 books, record them on your reading log. Return the completed log to staff and receive your second prize and entry into the grand prize drawing.
  3. Complete five (5) items from the activity sheet included in your reading club bag and receive your third prize and another grand prize entry.
  4. Every additional five (5) books read, or activities completed, will earn you extra entries into the grand prize drawing.

Prizes available while supplies last. One (1) prize per child. Must be present to receive the prize.

Also, don't forget to participate in the CALF Button Challenge to collect all six (6) buttons before the end of the Summer Reading Club, which begins on Monday, June 13. See our Summer Reading Club Home Page for more information.

Summer Storytime Schedule & Events Schedule

LOCATIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAY
Main Library
202 Cedar St.
PH: 325-676-6067


11AM | Toddler Time
(Ages 2-3)
11AM | Mother Goose on the Loose
(Ages 0-5)
South Branch
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.
PH: 325-698-7565

10:30AM | Baby Steps
(Ages 0-1)
11AM | Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6) 11AM | Toddler Time
(Ages 2-3) 
11AM | Wiggles & Giggles (Ages 1-3)
Mockingbird Branch
1326 N. Mockingbird Ln.
PH: 325-437-7323
9:30AM | Play & Learn (Ages 0-3)
10:15AM | Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6)10:15AM | Historias in Español Y Inglés
(Años 3-6)

10AM | Toddler Time (Ages 2-3)


  1. June 1-4
  2. June 5-11
  3. June 12-18
  4. June 19-25
  5. June 26 - July 2
  6. July 3-9
  7. July 10-16
  8. July 17-23
  9. July 24-31
DATE & LOCATION
EVENT DESCRIPTION
South Branch
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 1
@ 10:00AM
COLORING CLUB (ALL AGES)
We'll supply the materials to color your cares away at this weekly program. Then head to Preschool Storytime at 11AM in the Children's Area.
South Branch
Children's Area
Wednesday, June 1
@ 4:00PM
LEGO CLUB JUNIOR
Come build with us in this hands-on event where we'll want you to use your hands, and creativity, to create something cool. Projects will be placed on display for the month.
Mockingbird Branch
Activity Room
Wednesday, June 1
@ 4:00PM
STEAM TIME (SCHOOL-AGED YOUTH)
Youth are invited out for an afternoon of fun getting hands on with projects in science, technology, engineering, art, and match that will have them using critical thinking skills.
Main Library
Children's Area
Wednesday, June 1
@ 4:30PM
YOUTH BOARD GAMES (AGES 8-18)
Meetup for an afternoon of traditional gaming fun playing games you've heard of before, and others you haven't. Instruction provided as needed.
South Branch
Children's Area
Thursday, June 2
All Day
TAKE & MAKE CRAFTS
Youth are invited to stop by the children's area to see what new craft project we've got for you for the week. All will be included in a kit to take with you and create.
Main Library
Auditorium
Thursday, June 2
@ 4:00PM
UNDERWATER ADVENTURES
Attend our kick off party for the Summer Reading Club and enjoy ocean-themed activities including coloring, games, taking photos in our photobooth area, etc.
South Branch
Storybook Gardens
Friday, June 3
@ 10:00AM
STORIES AT THE GARDEN
Families are invited out to the Adamson-Spalding Storybook Gardens for a great storytime session with South Branch staff on the grassy knoll on the corner of N. 6th & Pine.
Main Library
Storyroom
Friday, June 3
@ 11:00AM
SUPER STORYTIME: PIRATES
Come dressed in your pirate best and join us for a pirate-themed storytime complete with songs and pirate stories. We'll supply the materials for you to make your own Pirate Hats too.
Main Library
Auditorium
Friday, June 3
@ 3:00PM
FAMILY FLIX: "LUCA"
Attend a free movie showing of a Disney hit about a boy named Luca who wants to experience the seaside. Out of water he looks like a boy, but when wet, he's a sea monster.
South Branch
Meeting Room
Friday, June 3
@ 4:00PM
SEA TALES: "PLANET OCEAN"
Come learn about the see at our weekly documentary film series for youth. At this session we'll explore the bond between man and the ocean.
South Branch
Children's Area
Saturday, June 4
@ 2:30PM
SOUTH STEAM: MAKING WAVES
Get hands-on with interactive project that will have you stretching your critical thinking skills. At this session, we'll show you how to create waves in a bottle!