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Build a Better World with Summer Reading 2017!

Summer Reading kicks off June 1.

Post Date:05/16/2017 4:49 PM

Build A Better World sealSchool may be out for the summer, but Mesa Public Library is in full swing! June 1 marks the start of our annual Summer Reading Program, along with all the special events that come with it. Here’s a sampling of what we have in store—visit our calendar for a complete listing of our summer events.

Don’t forget to sign up for summer reading, too! You can start logging points on June 1.

SUMMER READING KICKOFF

Thurs | Jun 1 | 10:00am - 11:00am | MN
Thurs | Jun 1 | 10:00am - 11:00am | RM
Thurs | Jun 1 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm | DR

Stop in for an all-ages summer reading celebration! Register for summer reading and pick up a few great reads while you’re here.

 

ARIZONA RICK: THE MAGICAL BALLOON-MAKING COWBOY

Tues | Jun 6 | 10:30am – 11:30am | MN

Arizona Rick tells stories, performs magic, and makes the most incredible balloon creations ever!

 

BIG BOOK SALE

Fri | Jun 23 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | MN
Sat | Jun 24 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | MN

Stop by the lobby for great deals on books, audiobooks, DVDs, and more. We’ll also be featuring vinyl records, children’s books (mostly former library copies), and adult fiction.

 

BOWLING FOR KIDS

Wed | Jun 21 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | MN
Wed | Jun 21 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | DR
Thurs | Jun 15 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | RM

Here’s your chance to bowl in the library! Lanes, pins, and balls provided by Brunswick Zone Mesa. Ages 3-12.

 

MAKE A PET TOY FOR CHARITY

Wed | Jun 28 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | TS@RM

Brighten the lives of homeless pets with a craft project! We’ll be turning upcycled fabric into dog and cat toys for donation to Maricopa County Animal Care & Control Center. All ages.

 

MARK CARTER SCIENCE: WOW! AIR POWERED TOYS!

Tues | Jun 20 | 11:00am – 12:00pm | DR

We will learn how to make air powered, hovering, vortex creating compression toys and more awesome science! Ages 5+.

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