2016 Childrens Summer Reading Program

Calling all kids preschool - 5th grade

Are you ready for a fun & active summer of reading & learning?

Chld BikesOur program kickoff is Monday, May 23 from 6 - 8 PM.  Come for plenty of games, balloons, nutrition, life size board games, bounce houses, music and a bike rodeo!  Bring your own bike for a FREE bike license from the Grand Island Police Department.  Go home with plenty of books to read your first of many weeks of our program.

Summer ReaderStarting Monday, May 2nd you can sign up online for our program.  Get set to start entering your  reading minutes on the 23rd at 6 PM.  When you track your reading online, you can win up to ten prizes including a free kids meal, State Fair packet, free book or magazine and much more.  You can also help your Grand Island grade school win the Summer Reading Trophy and a special end-of-summer party!

Our weekly programming will get you even more excited about summer reading. Check out our online schedule for more information on these Monday-Thursday activities that run through July 25:

Monday, 10 AM BIG PROGRAM (closed May 30 & July 4) through 5th grade 
Monday, 1 PM  Big Kids Club (closed May 30 & July 4) 3rd-5th grade
Tuesday, 10 AM  Stories & Crafts  through 5th grade 
Tuesday,10:30 AM   Baby Lapsit  birth-age 2 
Wednesday, 10 AM  Golden Sower Fun Club  through 2nd grade 
Wednesday, 2 PM  Preschoolers Storytime  through kindergarten 
Thursday, 10 AM  Summer Reading Enrichment Club  kindergarten-5th grade 


minecraftBut wait, there's more.  Minecraft Coding Club is a program we share with the Teen Summer Reading Program, for ages 9-18, that meets on Mondays at 2 PM from June 6 - July 18 (closed July 4).  And Movie Mania Week will be July 26-29 at 10 AM.  What a great summer, kids!! 


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