Read S'more Books!
Reading challenge for all ages up to 5th grade
Reading logs will be available at the front desk soon

Read for 30 days this summer and earn cool prizes! (Dairy Dayz ice cream cone, Pizza Hut coupon, Whitecaps tickets, Griffins tickets, and a book.) As you read, you'll earn your 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 days of reading badges that you can add to your lanyard.

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Summer Read-a-Thon!
Reading challenge for kids and teens going into 6th - 12th Grade
Reading logs will be available at the front desk soon

Read 5 books and earn $5 to Dairy Dayz! Keep reading to be entered into the grand prize drawing. One winner will receive a $50 gift card to a local business! Deadline to enter is Thursday, August 31.

Summer Badge Quest!
Recommended for kids going into Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Complete list of kits will be available at the front desk soon

Borrow a kit, try it at home, and bring it back to earn the corresponding badge and add it to your lanyard!

Special Events

Summer Reading Kick-Off
Monday, June 12, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
All Ages
Friends from the Critter Barn are coming to help us welcome summer. Pet the animals and sign-up for the Read S'more Books challenge. 

BINGO Bonanza
Thursday, June 22, 10:30-11:30am
All ages
A summer classic with great prizes. Everyone is a guaranteed winner.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thursday, June 29, 6:30-7:30 pm
All ages
Wear your pjs and bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal for stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack. Leave your animal to spend the night and pick them up the next day. All participants will receive a printed picture book of their animal's adventures in the Library. 

Graphic Novelist: Drew Brockington
Monday, July 17 at Douglas Elementary School
10:30am for kids going into Kindergarten - 2nd grade
12:30pm for kids going into 3rd - 5th grade
Drew Brockington, author and illustrator of the popular CatStronauts series will be visiting to share his work and teach kids some drawing tips. These programs will be held at Douglas Elementary School.

Weekly Programs

Tuesdays between 10:30am-12:30pm
June 13 - July 25 (No Artventures on July 4)
All ages
Stop by the patio at the Library with a parent or grown-up any time between 10:30am-12:30pm to make fun crafts!

Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am
June 14 - July 26
For kids 1-5 (siblings welcome too!)
Join us for a morning of books, music and play. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get moving with action rhymes and silly dances. Stick around for a time of open-ended play: toys, play dough, sand & water tables as well as art activities. 

Registration requested - call (269)857-8241 or email
Wednesdays between 1:30-3:30pm
June 21 - July 26
For kids going into 1st-5th grade
Stop by the Library anytime between 1:30pm-3:30pm for live demonstrations and hands-on science activities. Children under 6 are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Sew Fun Jr.
*Registration required - call (269)857-8241 or email
Thursdays from 10:30-11:30am
July 6-27
For kids going into 1st-3rd grade
Learn simple sewing skills and work on fun projects. At the last session, each kid will have a chance to use a real sewing machine!

Sew Fun: Quilt Making
*Registration required - call (269)857-8241 or email
Thursdays from 1:30-3:00pm
July 6 - August 3
For kids going into 4th-6th grade
Sew your own small quilt from start to finish. 

LEGO Lab plus Ice Cream!!
Every other Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm
June 22, July 6, 20 and August 3
All ages. In order to work with our advanced kits, children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  
BUILD with LEGOs, then BUILD your own sundaes. We will have all our LEGOs available including our robotics and machine kits. Complete challenges or build and race your own vehicles. Stick around for ice cream treats. 

Teens & Tweens

Library Lock In
Every other Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm
June 13, 27, July 18 and August 1
For kids and teens going into 6th-8th grade

The Library closes at 6:00 and then the kids take over. We'll be eating pizza, talking about books and having fun hanging out in the Library after hours. Each week will be a different activity.

June 13: Nerf Battles
June 27: Alcohol Ink with Missy Pawlak-Field
July 18: Escape Room
August 1: SolarFast Prints with Missy Pawlak-Field