If you're like me you probably struggle with how to create a magical summer for your kids. When summer turns up the heat and your brain starts to boil, it can be hard to come up with ideas to fill those long days.
Let the library help! Best of all, everything is 100% free.
Explore, Learn and Connect with Summer Reading
Pick out a free book with no strings attached then visit the library for activities all summer long!
Find Just the Right Book
(Mom or Dad need a new book? We've got you covered too!)
Come to an Event
Choose an event and let the library do the work. You'll find a variety of programs and events designed to entertain, educate and get kids' creative juices flowing.
Use an Exploration Pass
Summer outings can be expensive, but the library offers prepaid passes to some great local destinations. Have an adventure on us!
Take Home a Robot
What could be cooler on a hot summer day than a robot. Put the latest technology in your child's hands by checking out a new friend!
Two Words: Book Club
Kids always want to do what grownups do. Your child or teen can feel just like mom or dad when they use a book club kit with 10 copies of a book to start their own club! Here are a few examples of the kits we offer:
Find Something to Read Without Ever Leaving Your Home
You'll feel better about their screen time when they're racking up the hours reading. Use one of our online resources for kids to find the digital books, comics and magazines your kids love.
For a fun, interactive reading experience check out Tumblebooks.
Take home a Mounted Video Camera and let your kids film their summer adventures. You might be surprised by what they're up to!
Guide to Great Websites for Kids
Youth Librarians put together this great list of websites for kids to explore.
Learning for Little Ones
Check Out a Playaway
These all-in-one devices provide hours of digital fun. They're great for road trips, waiting rooms and any other time you need help keeping kids occupied. Try out one today!
Playaway Launchpad — a tablet pre-loaded with games and activities so fun, they won't know they're learning!
Playaway Audiobooks — audiobooks without the need to download or play a CD? Yes, please!