Summer Reading Program
The 2019 Summer Reading Program will run from June 1st, 2019 through July 31st, 2019
With the mission to encourage and grow a love of reading in children, Grand Forks Public_ is excited to announce the 2019 Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories!" In addition to reading this summer the Grand Forks Public_ will offer over 100 different programs and events in June and July, including crafting, robotics/coding, gardening, creative writing, game play, theater, storytime, and much more! Check out the"Summer Schedule" Tab for full schedule, dates, and times.
The children's summer reading program is open to children age 12 and under. Sign up begins June 1st and can be done online (link below), in the Children's Department at the Grand Forks Public Library, or in the Little Red Reading Bus. All programs are FREE and open to the public.
|Kick off Party|
|June 6th, 2019||10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||A Universe of Stories Storytime|
|June 6th, 2019||2:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Kick off Party|
|June 6th, 2019||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Minecraft Mania|
|June 6th, 2019||8:00 PM - 9:00 PM||Space Helmet Making and More|
|June 6th, 2019||9:00 PM - 10:45 PM||Outdoor Movie Showing of WALL-E (G)|
|Thursday Afternoon Adventure Series|
|June 13th, 2019||2:00 PM||Mini-Maker Faire|
|June 20th, 2019||2:00 PM||Shapes in Space Paper Folding|
|June 27th, 2019||2:00 PM||Play by "Touch of Magic"|
|July 11th, 2019||2:00 PM||Michael Gallo's Imagination Theatre|
|July 18th, 2019||2:00 PM||Planetarium Tours|
|July 25th, 2019||3:00 PM||Pint Size Polkas Present: Music & Magic from the Polkaverse|
|August 1st, 2019||2:00 PM||Summer Reading Program Grand Finale|
|Every Monday||2:30 PM - 3:30 PM||Robotics & Coding Club|
|Every Monday||6:00 PM - 7:00 PM||Gardening Club|
|Every Tuesday||10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||Pre-school Storytime|
|EveryTuesday||10:30 AM - 12:00 PM||LEGO Play Date|
|Every Wednesday||10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||Baby Storytime|
|Every Wednesday||2:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Space Crafts|
|Every Thursday||10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||Toddler Storytime|
|Every Thursday||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Minecraft Mania|
|Saturday, June 8th||2:00 PM||Fairy Tale Tea Party (Registration Required)|
|Sunday, June 9th||2:00 PM||READ Dogs|
|Wednesday, June 12th||1:00 PM||Creative Writing Club|
|Wednesday, June 19th||1:00 PM||Creative Writing Club|
|Wednesday, July 10th||1:00 PM||Creative Writing Club|
|Sunday, July 14th||2:00 PM||READ Dogs|
|Saturday, July 20th||10:00 AM||Tiny Tots Drive-In Storytime|
|Wednesday, July 24th||1:00 PM||Creative Writing Club|
|Wednesday, July 31st||1:00 PM||Creative Writing Club|
|Select Sundays||2:00 PM||Chess Club|
|Daily Monday - Friday||12:00 PM||Free Summer Lunch|
|Every Tuesday||6:30 PM||STEM Activity at Sertoma Park|
Reading Logs & Activities
The following logs and activity sheets can be printed directly from this page and are also available in the Children's Department of the library as well as the Little Red Reading bus. Children participating in the summer reading program have the opportunity to complete more than one reading log or activity sheet. Completed logs should be returned to the library or the Little Red Reading Bus.
For ages 4 and under, complete the activities on the sheet. Turn in for a prize and an entry into the prize drawing at the end of summer.
For ages 5 to 12, fill in a circle for every 10 minutes of reading you do. Turn in your completed log for a prize and entry into the prize drawing at the end of summer.
For ages 5 to 12, complete all activities on the sheet and turn in for a free book!