KJML Summer Reading Program 2019

Runs from June 3—August 3

Juvenile Reading Program (Ages 6—11)
Cross off each day of your reading log when you:

  • Read for at least 15 minutes
  • Attend a library program
  • Write a book review
  • Play a learning game (see list)

Every 5 days crossed off will earn you 1 Book Buck.
Use your Book Bucks to buy prizes, raffle tickets, pay
off fines or spend them at the Scholastic Book Fair! Defeat summer slide!!

Journey Into Space—Choose Your Own Adventure
Thursdays, 10am—11am and 1pm—2pm
Each program will include several stations of activities. Drop-in.

  • July 18—Planet Party Sponsored by Avestar Credit Union
  • July 25—Secrets of the Galactic Sponsored by Avestar Credit Union
  • August 1—Constellation Stories Sponsored by Avestar Credit Union

Rubber Ducky Club – Early Literacy Program (Ages 0—5) 

Share early literacy activities often with your child and earn a surprise each time you show your weekly progress at the library!

Early Literacy Story Time – Mondays    June 3 – July 29 (No story time July 1st)  10:00am—11:00am  OR  1:00pm – 2:00pm

Stories, rhymes, crafts, and a short movie are enjoyed by everyone. Recommended for preschool age and younger. No registration required.

Wait! There’s more FREE family events…

Mad Science—July 16  3:00pm
This interactive event is all about the fundamentals of moving science including Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion and surprises including egg-tossing and space age rocket packs. Discover science and find out why this show is such a “blast!” Sponsored by the Bridges Library System.

Family Story Time Saturday   July 20  10am – 11am Enjoy family fun stories, rhymes, games or crafts. Recommended for ages 8 and younger. No registration required.

Ice Cream Reading Challenge—July 23   3:00pm
Earn a delicious bowl of ice cream by reading in the library with friends!

Pajama Story Time     Last Thursday of the month – July 25     6pm – 7pm
Enjoy family fun stories, rhymes, games or crafts. Children may wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed toy or blanket. Recommended for ages 8 and younger. No registration required.

Family Movie “UglyDolls” PG (1 hr. 27 mins)—July 30  3:00pm
Enjoy a new release movie and popcorn!

Harry Potter Team Trivia 3 – Thursday August 1 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday (one day later) with fun team trivia! Show off your Potterworld knowledge at this Trivia Challenge! Registration is required – Teams may have 2-5 members. Costumes welcome! All ages

Summer Celebration 2019 – Saturday August 3 10:00am – 3:00pm

Come celebrate summer reading! All ages are welcome. Enjoy free snow cones, picture scavenger hunt and outside inflatables. Keep the reading going by shopping at the Scholastic Book Fair! Sponsored by Members of the Senior Exercise Group and the Watertown Regional Medical Center.

See the event calendar for more! Summer 2019 pdf