Summer reading program starts July 13
CENTREVILLE — The summer reading programs for July will have all types of activities for young people at the Centreville branch of the Queen Anne’s County Librar y.
For children of all ages, you will want to be at the library on July 13 at 2:30 p.m., for an afternoon of crafting and art fun. The summer reading wrap-up party will be held on July 29 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, when you may drop in for snacks, crafts, Lego bricks, sidewalk chalk and prize books to celebrate your summer reading success!
Youngsters ages 2 to 5 come in for a hands-on learning about science topic on Monday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. Registration is required so check at the registration desk now. Those in the age 2-6 period will want to be at the library on Friday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. for finger painting fun. This same age group youngsters in the 2-5 ages will have story time on July 27 at 10:30 a.m. We will read, sing and play during story time, while developing early literacy skills. Those real young, ages 3 to 36 months, come in on Tuesday, July 26, for Mother Goose on the Loose with nursery rhymes, songs, movement, puppets and a story.
Registration will be required for ages 4 to 8, who will want to have a Fancy Nancy Tea Party on Friday, July 15, at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Please come dressed in your best outfit to have a tea party in celebration of Fancy Nancy. Enjoy a book, craft and tea party.
Registration will also be required for those in grades 2-4 and 4-6 on July 18 and July 21 for GSK Science in the Summer. In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and GSK, the library will offer separate sessions that help elementary school children “grow into science.” The camp will focus on biosciences. Those in grades 2-4 will come from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and those in grades 4-6 will come from 12:30 to 2:30.
More science will be on tap for those in grades pre-K through grade five on July 14 at 10:30 a.m., for a Power and Energy session where we will make things fly, spin, move and soar, while listening to a series of stories that will energize your summer.
Those youngsters in grades K-8 come in on Monday, July 11, at 2:30 p.m. to play with the library’s Lego bricks.
Baltimore Zoo’s Zoomobile will be at the library on Tuesday, July 19, at 2:30 p.m. Those in grades K-7 will have time to spend with the coldblooded zoo animals and compare reptiles and amphibians.
Finally, the youngsters in grades K-5 will have Wacky Olympics on Monday, July 25, at 2:30 p.m. Come in to take part in our own wacky version of the Olympics. There will be all types of fun events like hula hooping and jump roping.