Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities

Oceans of Possibilities

May 28 – July 16th

May 28 – July 16th

Our free, summer reading program is back and better than ever! We challenge readers of all ages to read five days a week this summer. We now use Beanstack to make it even easier to keep track of your reading. Sign up now to read and earn prizes!

Getting Started with Beanstack

PRIZES

PRIZES

CHILDREN

CHILDREN

Infants – 5th Grade

Infants – 5th Grade

Every 5 days of reading earns a brag tag and at the end of the program, children will receive a free book! (Special prizes for babies & toddlers)

Children can earn extra prizes by attending our Summer Reading Program activities. Click here for the calendar of summer events!

TEENS

TEENS

6th – 12th Grade

6th – 12th Grade

Every 5 days of reading earns a treat & an entry into a raffle for a $100 gift card. Complete specific activities to earn even more prizes!

ADULTS

ADULTS

18+

18+

Every 5 days of reading earns an entry to a weekly raffle for a local restaurant gift card. Complete specific activities to earn even more chances to win!

(You are automatically entered into the raffle when you log five days of reading, you do not need to come into the library to fill out a ticket.)

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

BONGO BOY DRUM CIRCLE: June 11th

Let’s get musical! Join us on June 11th at 10:00AM-10:45AM and 11:00AM-11:45AM for some fun, interactive experience! Registration is required. This event will be located at Fortville Community Center (400 W Church St, Fortville, IN 46040) 

TIE-DYE PARTY: June 25th

Join us for a fun afternoon with tie dye activities on June 25th at 10:30AM! Patrons are encouraged to bring their own white t-shirts to tie dye! The Library will provide the dye. This event will be located at McCordsville Town Hall (6280 W 800 N, McCordsville, IN 46055)

SILLY SAFARIS: July 16th

They’re back! Come join us at 10:30AM for a fun filled afternoon learning about cool creatures! This event will be located at McCordsville Town Hall (6280 W 800 N, McCordsville, IN 46055)

TINY ART SHOW

Pick up a kit beginning May 28th

Return your finished painting by June 11th

Pick up your painting July 16th – 30th

Create a painting within the size of the canvas that reflects our summer reading theme of “Oceans”. Feel free to add texture (buttons, feathers, sand, etc.) to your canvas.

Patrons can vote on their favorite piece each time they visit the library from June 13th-July 9th. One winner will be chosen for each age category: 6th-12th grade and adult (18+)

TINY ART SHOW

AGES 12 & UP

TAKE & MAKES

ALL AGES

TAKE & MAKES

Take and Make bags will be available at the front desk throughout the summer for various ages as a take-home activity. Please check the calendar for availability.

All Take & Make kits will be available while supplies last once released. One per person present.

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