Are you looking to find the book of your dreams this Valentine’s season? Colfax Library…
We have lots of Summer Reading activities, reading challenges, prizes, and more for all ages. Here are just a few of our upcoming programs:
Monday, June 20
- Accordion Aquarium Colton, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Create a multi-layered aquarium, complete with fun sea creatures! *Also available at Uniontown on Friday, June 24 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Traveling Lantern Theater Rosalia, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fish-fact-filled voyage to the bottom of the sea at the Community Center
- Island Spice Blend Colfax, 6-7 p.m. Adults, relax to tropical music while you create your own island spice recipes
Tuesday, June 21
- Wavey Ocean Yoga Palouse, 12=1 p.m. Kids learn to mimic sea creatures with your bodies and breathing
- Passport to the Artic Ocean Farmington, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Learn about icebergs and cold sea creatures
Wednesday, June 22
- Virtual Reality Colfax, 10-2 p.m. Ages 13+, explore the Titanic, swim with undersea life, and more without leaving the library
- Lighthouse STEAM Challenge Tekoa, 12-1 p.m. Build your own lighthouse out of recycled materials
- Scale of a Whale Albion, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Just how big is a whale? Let’s explore the size of cetaceans!
- Eric Herman Music Garfield Park 1-2 p.m. & Colfax Eells Park 4-5 p.m. Families and children are welcome for Herman’s cool tunes
Thursday, June 23
- Book Binding Rosalia, 6-7 p.m. Adults, learn basic book binding to create a Captain’s Log to keep track of your adventures
- Paint Night Endicott, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Adults are invited to paint an ocean sunset. Must RSVP, $8 fee
Friday, June 24
- Ocean Wreath Malden, 6-7:30 p.m. Adults may join us for this nautical craft and snacks
- Let’s Talk Rock Lake St. John, 7-8 p.m. Adults are invited for a discussion of the lake’s myths, mysteries, fishing, family stories, and more.
Saturday, June 25
- Pool Party, Rosalia, 11-12 p.m. Preschoolers and toddlers will enjoy water play, games, and a story in the park next to the library
HOW TO TRACK SUMMER READING: Log your reading and activities to collect badges and prizes by downloading the Beanstack App or click here.
CHILDREN PRIZES: Read or be read to 10 hours, WIN a book
TEEN PRIZES: Finish 3 books & 3 activities, WIN a fish fossil keychain, sticker + entry for an ice cream party in a box
ADULTS PRIZES: Finish 3 challenges, WIN $1.00 off coffee + entry for gift cards to local businesses