Reading Programs, Other Programs & Events

Summer Reading Program

Mark your calendars!  Registration begins for this summer’s reading program theme, LIBRARIES ROCK!, on Monday, May 21 through Saturday, June 2.

Stop in the library during open times to register your child beginning with babies – grade 5 in the children’s department.  You will register your child for the grade they will be entering in the 2018 – 2019 school year.

Registration only takes a few minutes.  Pick up your reading log and then start reading on Tuesday, May 29 to earn fun prizes!

There are several special performers and activities to choose from for all ages, along with prizes from local businesses as reading incentives.

Don’t miss out on LIBRARIES ROCK! during the month of June.  It’s a rocking month of fun!

Please click here for a PDF flyer.


The Hanson Family Show

They will be performing Tuesday, June 19 @1:00. This event will be held at Taft Elementary School. This event is part of the Summer Reading Program. To register, parents can stop in the library and sign up for summer reading. The event is open to all ages. Teens and adults of all ages will enjoy seeing The Hanson Family! They engage with the audience before and after the show, letting children (and adults) try their juggling items. An event that you won’t want to miss …. Unicycles and juggling at the same time! The Hanson Family is from Kanawha, Iowa and are a highly-sought-after group for all area libraries. They have also performed during the half-time show for The Harlem Globetrotters. Stop in the library, sign up for summer reading and register for this fun event!

Please click here for a YouTube video about the Hanson Family Show!