Children’s Summer Reading Program

Children’s Summer Reading Program
July 5 – August 13, 2021


Register for the summer reading program at  rogersfreelibrary.beanstack.org.
Use this website to track your reading and activities. Prizes can be earned by logging reading and program attendance (virtual or in-person). Children can also count the beach clean-up kits as an activity!

Our schedule of events is listed below. Please read the details carefully because some of our events require registration or, take place off-site.

Click HERE to download and print the tri-fold brochure!


Virtual Events (Via Zoom):

Beginning Book Club


Monday, July 19 @ 10:30 am
Fake Out! Animals That Play Tricks By Ginjer Clarke

Register HERE

 

Monday, August 2 @ 10:30 am
Freak Out! Animals Beyond Your Wildest Imagination By Ginjer Clarke

Register HERE

 

Cave Painting Book Club


Thursday, July 29 @ 4:30 pm

Discovery in the Cave By Mark Dubowski

Register HERE

Survival Book Club

Survival discussions begin at 4:30 pm. For readers ages 8-13.


Monday, July 12
I Survived the American Revolution by Lauren Tarshis
Register HERE

Monday, July 26
I Survived the California Wildfires by Lauren Tarshis

Register HERE

 

 


Tuesday, Aug 10
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis

Register HERE

 


In-Person Events:

Miss Erin’s Drop-In Storytime

Wednesdays, July 7- August 11 @ 10:00 am
Location: backyard of the library

Join us for a story and receive a free craft that corresponds to the book. Appropriate for toddlers and preschool children. No registration required.

Raptor Encounter

Tuesday, July 13 @ 10:30 am
Location: Linden Place

Join the Audubon Society of RI to see real, wild birds! For families with children as young as 4. Bring a blanket to sit on. No registration required!

Family Movie Night

Friday, July 23 @ 8:00 pm
Location: Linden Place

This animated film is about the wild dragons of the ice caves and how Hiccup and Toothless must save the dragons and Vikings of Berk. The movie is 105 minutes long. Please bring chairs or a blanket to sit on. Limit 40.

Register HERE

Mr. Vinny the Bubble Guy

Tuesday, July 27 @ 10:30 am
Location: Linden Place

Children will be in awe seeing Mr. Vinny’s most amazing bubble creations. It’s a fun and interactive show! For families with children as young as 4. No registration required!

Crazy Craft Day

Thursday, August 5, 10 am – 3 pm
Location: backyard of the library

Get creative! We will supply the craft materials and kids can let their imaginations soar. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Toe Jam Puppet Band

Tuesday, August 10 @ 10:30 am
Location: Linden Place

Toe Jam Puppet Band is a Rockin’ band for kids and their grownups! There’s Lots of interactive fun! Bring a blanket to sit on. For families with children of all ages. No registration required!

Cartoonagrams

Thursday, August 12 @ 10:00 am
Location: backyard of the library

Cartoonists needed! Steve Brosnihan will lead young artists aged 8 and up, in his legendary Cartoonagrams class. Paper and crayons provided! Limit 25.

Register HERE

Last Day Party

Location: backyard of the library
Friday, August 13 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come in costume to get Del’s Lemonade and take
a picture with a surprise mascot! All ages welcome.
No registration required
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Bonus:

Beach Clean-up Kits

Beach cleanup kits will be available all summer long.
Kits are biodegradable gloves and bags.


Thank you to our sponsors:

RI Office of Library and Information Services, RI Foundation / Bristol Children’s Fund, Bristol Helping Hands Committee, Rogers Free Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of Rogers Free Library

We’d also like to thank Linden Place for sharing their gardens for our events!!