Children's Programs Summer 2019
Program registration for FRGML cardholders begins Monday, June 3, and for all other cardholders on Monday, June 10. Registration is required for all programs.
Summer Reading Club- "It's Showtime at Your Library!"
Monday, June 3 - Saturday, July 27
Ages 3 - Grade 8
Simply read 90 minutes per week and log your time. At the weekly check-ins, there are reading incentives, drawing prizes and guess-how-many contests. Complete 4 weeks and earn a drawing ticket to win our adorable mascot, Declan, and an invitation to our SRC Picnic. Each child MUST be present at the weekly check-ins to collect incentives and enter drawings- NO exceptions. The last day to check in is Saturday, July 27.
SRC Celebration Picnic
Friday, August 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
At week 4 check-in, you will receive an invitation to our annual SRC Picnic at Lion's Park in FRG. Come celebrate your reading accomplishments with your friends and entertainer Mike Vondruska. Pack a sandwich and meet us at the park. We will provide chips and drinks. In addition, FRG Baskin Robbins will be scooping ice cream for everyone. Be sure to earn your place in line by checking in each week!
Paint Your Favorite Movie Character with Christine Thornton
Tuesday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 7 - 12 years old
Practice drawing some of your favorite movie characters, like Trolls, Minions, and Jack Jack from The Incredibles. Then, draw your favorite on watercolor paper and paint using watercolor pencils under Christine's guidance.
Paws to Read, Then Paws to Sleep
Thursday, July 11 @ 6:00 p.m.
Grades K - 4
Bring your favorite bedtime stuffed friend with its special blanket for stories and a craft! After, your friend will have fun spending the weekend at the Library. Pick up your friend on Monday, July 15, and you will receive a photo album of your friend's sleepover adventures.
Make It Messy Art
Friday, July 19 @ 10:30 a.m.
2 & 3 year olds, with an adult
Drop! Splat! Smear! Fun! The kids won't be able to resist making super cool messy art projects that they can create and take home. Make sure they wear clothes that can get dirty!
Drop-in Block Party
Tuesday, July 23, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bring your creativity and join us for some building fun at our Block Party! All ages welcome.
Summer Reading Buddies
Tuesday, June 18 - Thursday, July 25
Looking for a fun way to help your kids continue reading and avoid the summer slide? We are pairing Big Reading Buddies (kids 6th grade and up) with Little Reading Buddies (1st - 3rd grade) to help build confidence and foster a love of reading. Buddies will be paired and assigned weekly 1/2-hour sessions at the Library. Both Little and Big Buddies must fill out a form available in YS at the Ask Me Desk through Friday, June 14. You will be notified of your buddy assignment by Monday, June 17th.
Centennial Week "I Spy 100 Foxes"
Monday, August 12 - Saturday, August 17
Ages 3 - Grade 8
Celebrate FRG Centennial Week at the Library by looking for the 100 foxes hidden in the YS Department. When you find them all, your name will be entered into a drawing to win some "fox"tastic prizes! Winners will be announced Monday, August 19 @ 5:00 p.m.
Family Programs Summer 2019
Thursday, June 20 @ 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 27 @ 6:30 p.m.
We've had such a great response to this program that we have TWO shows to offer this summer. We can't wait to see which critters will show up. Be sure to bring your camera for a photo op. All ages welcome. Register for one date per family.