Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2019!

This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing! Check out our upcoming summer reading events below.

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Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Wednesday | Jun 26 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Animal Tales shows off the Creatures of the Galaxy!

This show features a variety of wildlife from all over the globe. Get up close and personal while learning about these animals!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Wednesday | Jun 26 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Animal Tales shows off the Creatures of the Galaxy!

This show features a variety of wildlife from all over the globe. Get up close and personal while learning about these animals!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Children's Summer Reading - Animal Tales
Wednesday | Jun 26 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Animal Tales shows off the Creatures of the Galaxy!

This show features a variety of wildlife from all over the globe. Get up close and personal while learning about these animals!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Thursday | Jun 27 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Made for little ones and their senses! Each week, children ages 0-4 and their
caregivers will explore their world through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell through books, songs, and play!

Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Thursday | Jun 27 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 30 minute yoga storytime encourages children to have healthy self-awareness through stories, songs, and movement.

Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Thursday | Jun 27 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

After Yoga Story Time, join Madame Valerie from Starbright Learning Center as we read stories in French, Spanish, and German!

Teen Summer Reading - Space Painting
Teen Summer Reading - Space Painting
Monday | Jul 8 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn fun painting techniques to create glow-in-the-dark galaxies and space-scapes.

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Tuesday | Jul 9 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Tuesday | Jul 9 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Tuesday | Jul 9 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Wednesday | Jul 10 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Wednesday | Jul 10 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Children's Summer Reading - Tom Sparough - The Space Painter
Wednesday | Jul 10 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tom Sparough presents "Stories of the Space Painter!" 

This show is filled with skillful, humorous juggling and a generous helping of audience participation.  In a delightful way, it explores the realm of the seemingly impossible, whether it's walking on the moon, or juggling on your head. 

It features death-defying ball juggling, plate spinning, and the amazing juggling of small human beings?

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Thursday | Jul 11 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Made for little ones and their senses! Each week, children ages 0-4 and their
caregivers will explore their world through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell through books, songs, and play!

Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Thursday | Jul 11 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 30 minute yoga storytime encourages children to have healthy self-awareness through stories, songs, and movement.

Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Thursday | Jul 11 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

After Yoga Story Time, join Madame Valerie from Starbright Learning Center as we read stories in French, Spanish, and German!

Teen Summer Reading - Star Wars Science
Teen Summer Reading - Star Wars Science
Monday | Jul 15 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science", brings Hooked on Science to the library!

Explore a galaxy far, far away and create a cloud city, engineer Han Solo's sound blaster, and more.  May the force be with you!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Tuesday | Jul 16 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Tuesday | Jul 16 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Tuesday | Jul 16 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Wednesday | Jul 17 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Wednesday | Jul 17 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Children's Summer Reading - Hooked on Science
Wednesday | Jul 17 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Jason Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science" brings Hooked on Science to the library for "A Universe of Science!"

From which planet has the most volcanoes, to why Mars is red, to what the great red spot is on Jupiter, to where the wind is more than 1000 mph, and more, kids will discover some of the most out of this world science about our amazing solar system!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Thursday | Jul 18 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Made for little ones and their senses! Each week, children ages 0-4 and their
caregivers will explore their world through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell through books, songs, and play!

Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Thursday | Jul 18 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 30 minute yoga storytime encourages children to have healthy self-awareness through stories, songs, and movement.

Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Thursday | Jul 18 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

After Yoga Story Time, join Madame Valerie from Starbright Learning Center as we read stories in French, Spanish, and German!

Astronomy Walk
Astronomy Walk
Thursday | Jul 18 | 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Led by Dr. Victor Taveras, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Take a nighttime stargazing stroll and learn about the major summer constellations and the brightest stars and planets in our night sky.

Meet in the library garden at 9 PM. No library facilities (including restrooms) will be available during this special after-hours program.

Teen Summer Reading - Space Robots
Teen Summer Reading - Space Robots
Monday | Jul 22 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We'll create solar-powered robot insects that can dance the jitterbug!

Learn about circuitry and soldering, and make your own alien pet to take home.

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Tuesday | Jul 23 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Tuesday | Jul 23 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Tuesday | Jul 23 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Wednesday | Jul 24 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Wednesday | Jul 24 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Children's Summer Reading - Market House Theatre
Wednesday | Jul 24 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a fun and interactive show from the talented actors and actresses from the Market House Theatre!

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This year's Summer Reading Program's theme is "Summer of Space", celebrating 60 years of NASA's achievement in space exploration, and 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - SenseSational Story Time
Thursday | Jul 25 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Made for little ones and their senses! Each week, children ages 0-4 and their
caregivers will explore their world through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell through books, songs, and play!

Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - Yoga Story Time
Thursday | Jul 25 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 30 minute yoga storytime encourages children to have healthy self-awareness through stories, songs, and movement.

Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Toddler Summer Reading - French, Spanish, and German Story Time
Thursday | Jul 25 | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

After Yoga Story Time, join Madame Valerie from Starbright Learning Center as we read stories in French, Spanish, and German!

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