Summer Reading

Summer Reading Bingo

June 15th thru August 25th

Kids of all ages (birth through 5th grade) are invited to join the library's annual Summer Reading Program. It's easy to join!


 Sign up for a Bingo board in the children's room.
 Check out lots of great books.
 Read, enjoy, and check off those Bingo activities!


1 Bingo = 1 free book from the library book sale
5 Bingos = 5 free books and a certificate at the end of the summer
1 Blackout = 5 free books, certificate, and entry into the prize raffle


We'll have great weekly events, fantastic performers, and lots of fun all summer long. Stop by often!

Click on our Summer Reading Brochure for complete details!

Need ideas for what to read? Ask a librarian or check out our Summer Reading Booklists.

Stories on the Lawn

Summer storytimes continue until 8/24

 

Link to Storytimes for more information.

 

Click on our Monthly Calendar for all Children's Room events.

 

Children's department

Bears

The Children's Department has materials for children from birth through fifth grade, including books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, Wii and DS games, magazines, puzzles, and puppets. We also provide two computers with filters for internet use, three iPads loaded with early literacy apps, and a listening station for storybook recordings.

ipadsCheck out our Early Literacy ipads!

For children ages 2-6 and their caregivers.

 

Link to the Library's Pinterest pages for our Great Apps for Kids on iTunes and Google Play.

Online Event Registration:

This year the library will use its online calendar to help kids sign up for events. Registration begins one week before each event, and you can find all the events here:

BFPL Calendar

August Events

Move & Groove

Friday, August 5th
9:30am

Up to age 6, no registration needed.

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Sciencetellers

Saturday, August 6th
10:30am

Grades K-5, sign up online beginning 7/30.

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Tech Take Apart

Tuesday, August 9th
3:30pm

Grades 3-5, sign up online beginning 8/2.

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Building Zone

Saturday, August 13th
10:30am

All ages, no registration needed.

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Museum of Science Workshop

Monday, August 15th
Two time slots:
3:30pm & 4:40pm

Gr. 1-5, sign up online beginning 7/11

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Move & Groove

Friday, August 19th
9:30am

Up to age 6, no registration needed.

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Murphy's Anniversary Party!

Tuesday, August 23rd
2:00pm

All ages, no registration needed.

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End of Summer Bash!

Toe Jam Puppet Band

Thursday, August 25th
6:00pm popsicle party
6:30pm concert

All are welcome!

Weekly Events

Library Labs

Most Mondays, 7/11-8/22
3:30pm

Gr. 1-5, sign up online one week before each lab.

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Move & Groove

Most Mondays, 7/11-8/22
6:30pm

Up to age 6, no registration needed.

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Stories on the Lawn

Most Weds., 6/22-8/24
10:30am

Up to age 6, no registration needed.

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LEGO Challenge

Wednesdays, 7/13-8/24
3:30pm

Gr. K-5, sign up online one week before each challenge.

 

Always fun, always free!