May 30 - August 1

The Summer Reading Program is completely online this year. You can participate in virtual events, track your reading and complete fun activities right at home.

Kids (ages 6-12) will enjoy tales of adventure and learn about amazing animals this summer! Sign up for virtual library events and get ready to earn reading and activity badges. Enjoy a whole summer of fun by getting started today! 

Kids' Summer Reading Booklist

Upcoming Kids Events

Monday
June
21
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 1)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Celebrate dad, grandpa or the special caregiver in your life and gather the family for some kitchen fun! Hear about the real World Pizza Champions and make a pizza for all to enjoy.
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Monday
June
21
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - South Creek)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Arts & Crafting
Discover new ways to create a portrait inspired by artists from around the world. Find your favorite style and learn about different ways to paint. Recommended for ages 9 to 12.
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Tuesday
June
22
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Eatonville)
How does color make it easier to survive? Find out as we learn how animals use color adaptations in the wild. Recommended for ages 6 - 8.
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Tuesday
June
22
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Learn how thousands of years of adaptation can be used to design the perfect fish. Presented as part of Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Project WILD. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
June
23
3:00​pm
(Virtual Branch Shared Room)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Move over, Superman! Make way for nature’s superheroes. Learn what truly amazing animals can do with real super powers. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Thursday
June
24
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - South Creek)
Using observation and hands-on exploration, children will learn about the three species of bear in North America. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
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Thursday
June
24
1:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Let's explore the world of animal habitats with fun activities and a craft.
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cancelled Registration Required
Thursday
June
24
3:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Lake Apopka is the fourth largest lake in Florida. It is home to a diverse group of animals. Investigate this habitat and all it has gone through. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Thursday
June
24
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Chickasaw)
Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their tails! Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Friday
June
25
2:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Gather around the virtual campfire to share spooky tales of Florida’s haunted history. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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