Central Library Children’s 2012 Summer Reading Program

Calling all dreamers! Explore the night this summer as the Central and East Branch Libraries present “Dream Big – READ!” during our summer reading program. Children ages 2-12 can read or listen to books to earn incentives. Each location will host weekly programs which may feature a ventriloquist, nocturnal animals, space, songs, skits story times and more! The “Dream Big – READ!” Summer Reading Program begins June 4th and runs through July 14th. Registration begins Tuesday, May 29th. For more information visit the Central Library or East Branch.

Central Library Summer Reading Program Schedule

Programs take place on Wednesdays at 11:00 am

June 6 @ 11 am – Akron Zoomobile. Help kick-off summer reading and join us as we welcome the Akron Zoomobile and their nocturnal animals! Family program

June 13 @ 11 am – Mark Wade, Ventriloquist. Join Mark and friends as they unveil the “Dream Machine” to spark imaginations to read! Ventriloquism, audience participation, and lots of laughs! Family program

June 20 @ 11 am – Dream Big with Musical Mark. Join us for music, laughter, sing-a-longs and interactive participation based on nocturnal animals. Family program

June 27 @ 11 am – The Wilderness Center, Space Day Program. Investigate the eight planets in the solar system through this hands-on interactive program. Participants will visit hands-on stations and explore planetary wonders. Aimed for school-aged children. Younger children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

July 3 @ 11 am – 1 pm. Make and Take Crafts. Stop by the Central Library between 11 am and 1 pm for some make and take crafts while supplies last.

July 11 @ 11 am – Dream Big with Marty and Michele! Join us as we wrap up summer reading with songs, skits and more! Family program