Summer Reading

Select your program:

 (Birth through fifth graders (as of  Sept 2014)

Spark a Reaction Teen Program May 1 - August 9, 2014Teens include sixth graders through college freshmen (as of Sept 2014)

 

Join Our Summer Reading Program

May 1 - August 9, 2014

What is Summer Reading?

A free, fun program for kids birth-high school. Kids and teens do activities at home or at the library and earn the chance to win prizes! Sign-up online by selecting your program above or visit your local library to register and see a list of programs. Kids who register online should visit the library to pick up their Summer Reading materials. The teen program can be completed entirely online but teens should visit the library in order to pick up their free Keys ticket and Passport.

What can we win?

Prizes! - Just for signing up, kids and teens are registered for the Grand Prize drawing: a chance to win a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark! Kids are also registered for a chance to win a Kindle Fire, and teens could win a Playstation 4.

Upcoming Summer Reading Events

Hula Hoop Fun with Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping! Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided! Please wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to be active!

Registration Required.

2 o'clock STEM Wednesdays

Date: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us Wednesdays for this nine-week series to see fun, fast, and amazing STEMonstrations. Get ready: there may be an opportunity for hands-on experimentation!
On June 25 (Egg Drop Challenge), July 23 (Bottle Rocket Challenge), and August 20 (Slingshot Challenge), we will have special STEMsational Challenges. Contact the library for more information and to register for these three events.

LEGO Robotics: Sumo LEGO (SuGo)

Date: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for this special program! The Frederick County 4H Robotics team is coming to the Thurmont Library. First, they'll be doing a demonstration of LEGO Robotics. Following the demonstration, participants will have the opportunity to help design a robot for SuGo robot wrestling. Space is limited, register today! For ages 8 and up.

Hula Hoop Fun with Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping! Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided! Please wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to be active!

Registration Required.

LEGO Robotics: Sumo LEGO (SuGo)

Date: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for this special program! The Frederick County 4H Robotics team is coming to the Thurmont Library. First, they'll be doing a demonstration of LEGO Robotics. Following the demonstration, participants will have the opportunity to help design a robot for SuGo robot wrestling. Space is limited, register today! For ages 8 and up.

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