Summer Reading Children

Summer Reading begins on June 28th through August 7th.
. Kids 12 and under can register in-person or online through our READsquared page.
A lot of our favorite activities have returned this summer! You'll find a complete list below. Some require additional registration.

Keep track of the time you spend reading to earn raffle tickets to our grand prize giveaways. Four random winners will receive a $25.00 Visa gift card. The top reader will win a $25.00 Barnes & Noble gift card. Plus, every time you read 300 minutes you get to spin the MEGA PRIZE WHEEL win and additional prizes from Mark's Pizza, Sunny's Donuts, Orbaker's ice cream and more!

Choose one option to keep track of the minutes you spend reading, being read to, or listening to audio books.

Paper reading Logs
Pick up reading logs at the library or print them HERE. Every completed log (300 minutes) you return to the library earns you one raffle ticket.

Online recording
Sign up for a READsquared account. There is also a READsquared app available. You'll be automatically entered into the prize giveaways through your account with every 300 minutes you log in. To spin the MEGA PRIZE WHEEL you will need to show your READsquared prize claim email at the front desk.


Hidden Book Seach
Search for the library's hidden book. New clues and locations each week. EARNS ONE RAFFLE TICKET!

Every Friday is FREEBIE FRIDAY. Get a FREE RAFFLE TICKET just for stopping by!

Click HERE to print a list
(Grab & Go Craft Kits have small parts and are not intended for children under 3 years)

Pom Pom Launcher
Grab & Go Craft Kit available on July 6
Made from a pool noodle that packs loads of fun!
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register


Washcloth Owl
Grab & Go Craft Kit available on July 12
A simple and adorable no sew project that is sure to bring lots of 'whooos' and 'aaahhs'!
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register
Video tutorial available

LIVE Magic Show with The Great and Powerful Dave!
July 13 at 10:00am
A laugh-out-loud engaging 45 minute magic show.

This performance has been moved indoors. Seating is limited and masks are required for everyone over the age of 2 years at this event.

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Shimmering Dragonfly
Grab & Go Craft Kit available on July 19
A sparkling dragonfly made from a wooden clothespin.
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register


Tie- Dye
July 21 Stop in between 1:00-3:00
(Rain date July 28)
Bring a prewashed 100% cotton item to tie dye. Limit one item per person. No registration is necessary. We may need to ask people to wait in order to comply with safety guidelines.  WEAR OLD CLOTHES THE DYE IS PERMANENT!


Paper Helicopters
Grab & Go Craft Kit available on July 26
A fun DIY toy!
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register


Mermaid Treasure Cupcakes
Grab & Go Cupcake Kit available on July 30
Take home everything you need to decorate these tasty cupcakes topped with a little hidden treasure inspired by the sea. 
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register

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Paper Bird Cage Sculptures
Grab & Go Craft Kit available on August 2
Make your own unique paper bird in a bird cage. 
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register

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Ice cream Social
August 4 starting at 1:00
Delicious shake and make homemade ice cream. This program will be offered as both a grab & go or you can schedule a time to join a small group outside on the lawn.
Please Call 315-589-2048 or Stop in to register