Washington Public Library will hold a “liftoff” celebration for its Summer Reading Program this Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at the library.
Clowns, balloon animals, story times and crafts will all be part of this free event.
Sign-ups for the library’s summer reading program began Tuesday, May 29. This year’s theme is “Dream Big, Read!”
Numerous other events will be held throughout June and July. Following is a list of upcoming activities for June:
Tuesday, June 12, 1-2 p.m. — “It’s Your Story Time. Dream It! Tell It!”
This event for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will feature activities, like making a dream catcher, and stories that provide inspiration.
Registration begins June 4 and is limited to the first 30 children.
Saturday, June 16, 10 to 11 a.m. — Wild Goose Chase Theater will feature whimsical shadow puppetry.
Tuesday, June 19, 3:30 to 5 p.m. — Lego Club block party.
The library will provide the Legos (donations are being accepted), and children provide the creativity.
Friday, June 22, 8:30 to 10 p.m. — Night hike.
Take a guided tour along the Riverfront Trail with master naturalist Holly Currier. Registration begins June 11 and is limited to the first 25 children.
Friday, June 29, 10 a.m. — Llama Pajama Party.
Children are invited to wear their pjs to meet Llama Llama from the Anna Dewdney books.
For more information or to register, people can call the library at 636-390-1070.