Summer Programming at the Library

We are excited to announce our summer programming.  There is something for every age!

Summer Quest Camp
Children in Grades K-4 may join us for six weeks of Summer Quest Camp at Cecil Park.  Camp starts on Tuesday, June 29 and ends on Thursday, August 5.  Camp runs on Tuesdays – Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m and is open to children that have finished kindergarten, first, second or third grade.  New this year – lunch will be provided all three days of camp!  This year’s theme is Tails and Tales.  Each week will focus on a new topic:

Week June 29 – Pets
Week July 6 – Dinosaurs
Week July 13  – The Farm
Week July  20 – The Jungle
Week July 27 – The Zoo
Week August 3 – Water Week

Cost is $15/week/child.  Enrollment is limited for each week due to space and staff.  Because we want every child to have the opportunity to attend, there are a limited number of scholarships available to families in need.  Please contact Ms. Barb at bsomma@franksarrislibrary.org for more information on scholarships.  Registration is now open.  Print a registration form and lunch form, complete a registration form for each child and a lunch form for each child and week they are attending.  Bring completed forms to the library with your payment to complete the registration process or pick up the necessary forms on your next visit to the library.

Summer Reading Challenges
Our Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge is open to all ages and will run from June 14 through August 14.  There are awesome prizes!  Read our post for details on how to register, the prizes you could win and more.

Story Times/Wiggles & Giggles
Family Story Time is going live and in person at the library starting Tuesday, June 15 from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. At this weekly story time, you’ll share songs, stories and fun. Space is limited.  Registration will be required and is on a first come basis at the circulation desk starting at 10:00 a.m. the day of story time.  A mask covering nose and mouth are required for all participants. Ages 2-5.

Try Story Time at the Park!  July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m., we’re taking our story time on the road to Cecil Park – Pavilion #3.  This story time provides active young children with stories, finger plays and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement.  Fit for ages 2-3 but siblings are welcome.

We are moving and shaking to Cecil Park this summer – won’t you join us?  July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m., Wiggles & Giggles moves to Cecil Park – Pavilion #3.  This program focuses on movement while developing gross motor skills, listening skills and social skills while also introducing new vocabulary.  Ages 2-5

If evening is better for your schedule, join us for Stories at Dusk. Bring the whole family to Cecil Park – Pavilion #3 for stories and activities. Don’t let work or other commitments keep you from sharing a story time together. Pop over after supper for a dessert for the mind!  July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 from 7:00 –7:30 p.m.  For all ages.

Teen Advisory Board Field Day
Save the Date – The FSPL Teen Advisory Board is hosting a Field Day event on Saturday, July 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event will take place at Cecil Park and is open to families and teens. Teams may have 2-6 members. There will be fun events like relay races, obstacle courses, water balloon tosses, and more.  We’re busy planning so stay tuned for more information!