Summer is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Summer Reading Program! From May 28th to August 2nd, we have free events and activities at the library for anyone who wants to have fun. Children from infants to 12th graders can sign up! All you have to do is read books this summer to win awesome prizes at the library!
click here to sign up for Summer Reading
click here for frequently asked Summer Reading questions
Being part of the Summer Reading Program is easy: Come in to the library to sign up, or sign up online by clicking the superheroes. Then log the minutes you’ve read online, and come in to the library to claim your prizes. In addition to sign up and final prizes, you can win prizes for writing book reviews or volunteering, and win special prizes at summer reading events!
We have lots of wonderful events going on this summer! To see all our wonderful events and challenges, pick up a children’s brochure or teen bookmark at the library. For now, here is a good way to know which days are best for visiting the library:
Thursdays May 30th – August 1st
Special guest performers visit the library! We have bubbles, sword fighting, tie dye, magicians and more – see our brochure or library events page for more details!
Tuesdays June 4, June 18, June 25, July 9, July 23, July 30
Storytime and Crafts! At 10:30am we will meet in the Library Auditorium for fun stories, songs, and activities, which will be followed by a take home craft and free play time. Children from infants to Preschoolers will enjoy these events!
We have lots more happening at the library this summer including building block challenges, bike decorating, music and comedy shows and the crowd favorite, Box Day! We also have a book reading Dewey Challenge that runs all summer long. Stop by the Virginia Public Library if you are looking for a fun time this summer– we will be happy to see you!