Sum­mer read­ing pro­gram starts July 13

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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.

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