Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program is back!

Registration opens June 13th. 

Drop into the library to pick up your reading game supplies, or get started by filling out this form. (Be sure to stop by the library to pick up your booklet!)

Join our Summer Reading Game where prizes can be won for completing weekly reading sheets! There is no limit to the number of weekly sheets you can fill out. You can submit your reading sheets for the draw by dropping it off at the library or emailing it to marav@mysppl.ca with the subject Reading Game and with your contact info in the body. Email entries with the wrong subject will not be entered into the draw. Prize draws will be done every Monday beginning July 11th until August 15th. All entries must be submitted by the Friday before the draw. You can print them off from below, or you can pick them up at the front desk. The Summer Reading Game begins July 4th. 

Tracking sheet for ages 0-5

Tracking sheet for ages 6-12

We also have a Summer Reading Bingo that, once completed and handed in, will enter the reader into a draw for the grand prize. Only one entry per person will be accepted for the bingo. The draw for the grand prize will take place on August 15th. All entries must be submitted by August 12th. You can submit your reading sheets for the draw by dropping it off at the library or emailing it to marav@mysppl.ca with the subject Bingo and with your contact info in the body. Email entries with the wrong subject will not be entered into the draw. You can print off your bingo below or pick one up at the front desk. The Summer Reading Bingo begins July 4th

Summer Reading Bingo Sheet

Events are organized from youngest age groups to oldest age groups. All event registration will open on June 13th at 10am. 

Themes:

Week 1: Wizards
Week 2: Warriors
Week 3: Fairies (click for story!)
Week 4: Dragons (click for story!)
Week 5: Sci-Fi
Week 6: Nature

Weekly Events

 Name

Description

Day/Time

Ages*

 Other Info
 Storytime Storytime with books matching the theme of the week Tuesdays
July 5th, 19th, 26th
11am
0-5 Register here
Movie Day Movies for the whole family matching the theme of the week Fridays
July 8th to August 12th
Movies start at 2pm
4+ Register here
Adult supervision recommended for PG films. (Films listed on registration form)
All are welcome!
Drama Club
Play (August 11th), other info TBA, rehearsal time depending on club member availability
Thursdays
July 14th - August 11th

9-12  Register here
Lego Mindstorms Robotics Club Join us once a week as we work through building a robot out of Lego!
Mindstorms kits generously donated by Amazon
Tuesdays
2-3pm
July 5th-August 2nd
10-13  Register here
Story Walk  Follow story from the library through downtown! Pages are posted in the front window of participating businesses.  24/7  All  Map of locations

Special Events


Name Description Day/Time Ages* Other Info
Potion Making Making slime and bubbling, colour changing potions. Sensory tubs with pre-made edible slime, and water with food colouring for younger participants. Wednesday
July 6th
10:30-11:30am
0-12 Register here
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult
Animal Colouring and Poetry Sheets A relaxing colouring session for all ages with illustrations and poems by Indigenous artists.  Tuesday
August 9th
1-2pm
0-12 Drop in.
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult
Craft Day: Mosaic Paper Dragons Use different coloured paper to create your own dragon mosaic! Monday
July 25th
1-2pm
3-12 Register here
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult
Craft Day: MineCRAFTs Build Minecraft bees, blocks, and chests with papercraft! Monday
July 11th
1-2pm
4-12 Register here
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult
Craft Day: Wizard Wands Make your own wand with cut-out shapes, string and yarn, feathers, foraged materials, glitter, and anything else to make it your own! Monday
July 4th
1-2pm
6-12 Register here
Wizard's Chess and Checkers (Outside Activity) Introductory chess and checkers class with giant pieces! Teams will work together to defeat the other. Will take place outside, so make sure to prepare for the weather Tuesday
July 7th
10:30-11:30am
6-12 Register here
Additional permission slips will need to be signed
 Minecraft Play Day We'll have Minecraft set up for you to explore, build, and survive! No Minecraft account required. There will be two sessions, each with a max limit of 6. Please only register for one time slot.
Tuesday
July 12th
Session 1: 10:30-11:30am
Session 2: 1-2pm 
6-12 Register here
Craft Day: Pirates You've been made Captain of the ship! Your first duty is to design a flag. If you choose to leave the flag designing to your crew, head to the smithy to make your own one-of-a-kind sword! Wednesday
July 13th
1-2pm
6-12 Register here
Craft Day: Fairy Doors We'll be creating our own fairy doors to be placed outside in our gardens, or somewhere inside our homes. Indoor and outdoor fairies like different things, so there will be lots of their favourite items available to decorate our doors with. Monday
July 18th
1-2pm
6-12 Register here
Dragons 101 We'll be learning about different kinds of dragons from around the world, colouring, and looking at some 3D printing templates to create here at the library. Wednesday
July 27th
1-2:30pm
6-12 Register here
Craft Day: Planets and Constellations (Outside Activity) Painting rocks with acrylic paint. This will be an outdoor activity if weather permits so be sure to dress for the weather. Monday
August 1st
10:30-11:45am
6-12 CANCELLED
Brain Slug Tag (Outside Activity) A combination of zombie tag and capture the flag. Players can use their blasters (foam stars) to make the infected freeze in their tracks for 5 seconds. Game will take place outside, and if it's really hot out we may soak the foam stars in water! Tuesday
August 2nd
1-2:30pm
6-12 Register here
Additional permission slips will need to be signed
Mario Kart Tournament Do you have what it takes to win the Mario Kart Tournament? We will have two Nintendo Switches set up for this special event! Wednesday
August 3rd
1-2pm
6-12 Register here
Craft Day: Seed Paper Bookmarks Making our own paper with old newspaper and local wildflower seeds. Bookmarks will be available for pickup during the week and can be planted the following spring! Monday
August 8th
1-2pm
6-12 Register here
Nature Walk and Sensory Scavenger Hunt (Outside Activity) We'll be taking a walk and paying attention to what we see, hear, and smell along the way.
Wednesday, August 10th
10-11:30am
6-12 Register here
Additional permission slips will need to be signed
Zine Making Workshop We'll be looking at different kinds of fairies and their relatives, and using their stories as inspiration for making our own zines. Wednesday
July 20th
1-2:30pm
8-12 Register here
*Program age recommendations are simply a guideline for content. Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of age or ability! Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the best experience.