Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2022

June 17 – July 30

How Does the Reading Program Work?

  • Sign up at the Library or at the Kick-Off event at Hurlburt Park
  • Read for at least 15 minutes a day for 6 weeks or a total of 450 minutes (everything counts! Books, magazines, audiobooks, etc.)
  • Every five days (or 75 minutes) earn a new prize and patch!
  • Visit the library and check out books. Every time you visit grab a prize from the prize box and fill out a raffle ticket. Use your ticket to enter the raffle for your favorite prize. Winners will be drawn at the Summer Reading Finale. The more you visit, the more tickets you get!

What events are happening?

Summer Reading Kick Off @ Hurlburt Park June 17th 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Balloons, Magic, Music, Food, Dunk Tank, Ice Cream and more!
Sign up for the Summer Reading Program – read books, earn prizes, raffles, prize box!

Storytime Mondays  June 27 – July 25 @ 11:30 am

Stories, songs, crafts and bubbles for the 5 and under crowd!

1-ON-1 Reading Help Mondays  June 20 – July 25, by appointment 2 – 5pm

Prevent the “Summer Slide.” Practice reading aloud with Ms. Jean or Teresa.

Open to all ages. 30min appointments. This program continues until August 29th.

Garden Gathering Wednesdays June 22 – July 27  @ 2pm

Tend the Roxbury Community Garden (located at the Senior Center), visit with friends, and enjoy some snacks! This program continues until August 24th.


Follow “Joey’s Trail” while reading a book. Each book will be available for two weeks.

 Saturday Entertainment @ 11am

June 25th @ 11am Steve Elci & Friends

Dance and sing along with award-winning musician Steve Elci!

“The lyrics and images are as evocative as they are educational and, as Mom and Dad will quickly learn, the tunes are so buoyantly hooky that they appeal just as much to the older folks as the youngsters.” – Rick Koster The Day Paper, CT

July 2nd @ 11am Cyril the Sorcerer

Cyril the Sorcerer presents “The Wizard of Aquilon” a fairy tale magic show

July 9th @ 11am Bring the Hoopla

Interactive hula hoop play for fun, movement, and discovery!

July 16th @ 11am Outdoor Discovery with  White Memorial

Erin from the White Memorial Conservation Center will lead everyone on a discovery hike through Joey’s Trail. You never know what you might find in the woods!

July 23rd @ 11am Talewise Presents “PIRATES!”

Don’t miss your chance to experience this interactive nautical tale — with a refreshing splash of science!

July 30th @ 11am Fur, Feathers, & Scales & Summer Reading Finale

Step into the role of zoologists with the Lutz Museum. Meet some of the museum’s animals as you learn about different animal classes.  Following the program we’ll raffle off prizes and celebrate the summer with cake!