Summer in the Kids' Room

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Summer Reading Club

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Sign up in the Kids' Room starting June 21!

ages 5-12

Summer Reading Club Kick Off Event
Family Fun Day: Fizz, Boom, Read!

Saturday, June 21 from 11 am - 2 pm

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Kick off your summer at this free community event!
Pick up your summer reading packet from the Jones Library staff!

Star Wars Symposium

Including a history lesson, character ID game, costume contest, trivia game, and show & tell!

ages 5 to adult

Saturday, July 12 from 2-4 pm

Woodbury Room Room

Summer Reading Club Craft

Join us for a Robot Craft!
Please register in the Children's Room

ages 4 and up

Thursday, July 17 at 2 pm

Woodbury Room Room

Summer Reading Club Program
Join us for a visit from The Whalemobile!

Enter an inflatable replica of a humpback whale and handle whale artifacts!

Wednesday, July 23 from 2-4 pm

Woodbury Room Room

Summer Reading Club
Feature Film Screenings

Thursday, July 31 from 2-4 pm

Wednesday, August 6 from 2-4 pm

Woodbury Room

Please call the kids' desk at 413/259.3091 for movie information.

Writing with Miss Emily

A writing workshop for young authors on the life and work of Emily Dickinson, taught by author Burleigh Muten

ages 9-12

July 14 - 18
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Register at the Children's Desk

Amherst Room

Read to Hachi, the Listening Dog

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
July 8, 15, 22, and 29

for ages 5-10

Sign up for 20 minute slots at the Children's Desk

Preschool Story Time

at the Jones Library

Thursdays at 10:30


In the Children's Room

Story & Craft Time

at the North Amherst Library

Wednesdays from 4 - 5 pm

This page last updated on June 7, 2014.