Summer Reading Program

2018 Summer Library Challenge(Grades 5-7)
July 3-August 24, 2018
This summer, dive into creativity and explore your world with a series of fun challenges! Pick up your challenge booklet starting June 26th!
Teen Tuesdays(Grades 8-12)
July 3-August 24, 2018
Visit us every week for a new challenge and an entry into our monthly draw! New challenges appear every Tuesday.  Draws will close July 28 and August 24.

 Marigold Teen Summer Library Experience (Ages 8-17)
June 25-August 17, 2018
Register at for more summer reading, challenges, and prizes from the Marigold Library System.

Workshop of Wonders(Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays, July 4-August 15, 2018, 10:30-11:30 am
IMAGINEnew ideas and stories! CREATE beautiful and wonderful things! EXPLORE the amazing world we call home! Please register for this program.

  • July 4-Flap Jack Creations
  • July 11-Watermelon Spittin'
  • July 18-Little Chefs in Training
  • July 25-Bubble Mania
  • August 1-We Scream for Ice Cream
  • August 8-Yo Ho, Ye Landlubbers
  • August 15-Wild Water Play

Imaginations Quest(Grades 1-4)
Wednesdays, July 4-August 15, 2018, 1:00-2:00 pm
DISCOVERnew interests and skills! INVENT amazing and creative things! BE INSPIRED to learn and grow and make the world a better place! Please register for this program.

  • July 4-Cowboy Cookin' Creations
  • July 11-Discover Sweet Bee-z-ness
  • July 18-Solar Science
  • July 25-Kitchen Chemistry Inventions
  • August 1-Mmmmm... Cold, Sweet, and Salty
  • August 8-It's a Pirate's Life for Me
  • August 15-Glowing Lanterns

The Science of Food
Thursday, July 5, 2018, 3:30-4:45 pm
Explore the world of edible science.  Make hypotheses, do experiments, and best of all, eat your findings!  Please sign up. Space is limited.
Summer Cinemas(Grades 1-6)
Fridays, July 6-August 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
Come beat the heat on Friday afternoons! Enjoy our libraries’ cinematic experience, with delicious snacks and exciting movies!

  • July 6-Sherlock Gnomes
  • July 13-Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly and Simon
  • July 20-Early Man
  • July 27-The LEGO Ninjago Movie
  • August 3-Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip
  • August 10-Boss Baby
  • August 17-Ice Age: Collision Course
  • August 24-Peter Rabbit

Camp You-Can-Cook: Young Chef’s Academy(Grades 1-4)
July 17-20, 2018, 6:30-8:00 pm
Come taste the adventure! Registration is for all four sessions. Fee: $10 per child.
Minecraft Madness(Ages 8 and up)
Tuesday, July 24 and Tuesday, August 7, 1:00-2:30 pm
Please sign up. Space is limited.

Stuffie Campout
Wednesday, August 1, 6:30-7:30 pm and Thursday, August 2, 10:00-11:00 am
Join us for “fireside” stories and treats. Wear your camping jammies and bring your stuffie.  Come back in the morning to join your stuffie for some camping activities. Please sign up.
Tween Trivia Thursday
Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3:30-4:45 pm
Come join us for some fun, food, and friendly competition!  Show off your knowledge and win prizes! Please sign up. Space is limited.
Grossology(Grades 4-7)
Thursday, August 9, 2018, 2:00-3:30 pm
A RISE presentation broadcast from St. Louis Zoo. Poop, vomit, and slime make this class a guaranteed gross time. We’ll investigate why animals do ‘gross’ stuff, how it helps them to survive, and meet some disgusting animals.
Lego Day Camp(Grades 1-4)
August 21-23, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm
For kids who live and breathe Lego. Each session is filled with Lego activities and challenges. Registration is for all three sessions. Space is limited.