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2019 Middle School Summer Reading Program

Registration: June 4 - August 9
Last Day to Submit Materials: August 31
Prize Drawing: September 3
Last Day to Pick Up Prizes: September 10


Keep your reading skills sharp with our free summer reading program for teens.
Track your reading, win prizes, and attend great programs all summer long!

Don't have time to stop in the library?  Click here to register and print the packet for the Middle School Summer Reading Program.

Do you need extra reading logs?  Click here to print.

 

Summer Programs and Activities at the Richland Public Library
Please be sure to register for events on eventbrite.com
(See our calendar here for the full list of library programs.)


June 13

3:00 pm

  Moon Necklace/Eclipse Bleach Tee
STEAMspace

Learn how to make a moon necklace from a marble.  Bring your own t-shirt to bleach designs on.

June 14

3:00-4:45 pm

  Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

June 20

3:00 pm

 

Super Smash Bros Tournament
Gallery

Battle your way to number one!

June 27

3:00 pm

  Cosmic Bath Bombs
STEAMspace


Learn to make your own galaxy and geode bath bombs.

June 28

3:00-4:45 pm

  Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

July 11

3:00 pm

  Light Painting
Conference Rooms

Use your smartphone flashlight to create works of art.  Feel free to bring other lights, we may have a few available in various colors.  You will need to download the suggested app for the correct camera setting.

July 12

3:00-4:45 pm


Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

July 16

3:00 pm

  Manga Madness
STEAMspace


Carlos Nieto III is back!  In this session he will be teaching teens how to make their own manga.  Character design, story development, page layout, panel composition, and publishing online will be covered.

July 26

3:00- 4:45 pm

  Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme during the summer months with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

July 26

5:00-8:00 pm

  National Teen Lock In (ages 13+)
Gallery


This is an after hours event with popular teen authors, activities, and more.  Ask the front desk for more information.  A signed permission slip is required.

August 1

3:00 pm

 

Galaxy Slime/Galaxy Soap
STEAMspace

You've seen the Youtube videos of galaxy slime, now you can make your own!  Added bonus make soap, too!

August 8

3:00 pm

  Galaxy Food
STEAMspace

We will be making galaxy popcorn and a galaxy roll cake while, hopefully, avoiding a Pinterest fail!

August 9

3:00-4:45 pm

  Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme during the summer months with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

August 13

3:00 pm

 

End Party
Gallery

Celebrate the end of summer reading with snacks and movies!

 August 23

3:00-4:45 pm

 

 Anime Club
STEAMspace

Anime Club will follow the summer programming theme during the summer months with out of this world anime and activities. *Parental discretion is advised.  Some, if not most, anime shown are rated TV-14.

   

 Local Collaborations

 July 18   Monkey Dooz Art Show
1325 Aaron Dr


Pick up your canvas on July 18th and drop them at the library by August 22nd to be in the art show in September.

 August 14

6:30 pm

  George Prout Pool Party
1005 Swift Blvd


You'll need your summer reading pool party pass to enter! 

 August 19

6:30-8:30 pm

  Rollarena Skate Party
849 Stevens Dr


You'll need your summer reading skate party pass to enter! 

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