It’s time for Summer Read! Simply read 30 days between June 6 and August 1. Complete the challenge to be entered into grand prize drawings for Nintendo Switch Lites, Kindles, Cricuts, Fitbit trackers, gift cards to local businesses, and more.
Complete a paper tracker and turn it in at any location OR track your reading through Beanstack, or with the Beanstack Tracker App on Google Play or Apple. Paper trackers are available at all locations or can be downloaded here.
Visit any location to get a sticker for your card for every 6 days of reading. (You’ll get a digital sticker by using the app or logging online.)
Need a little extra inspiration? Visit any location for a special sign-up reward (snazzy totes for adults, youth choose a Summer Read title to keep from our special selection.)

Bring your lunch and a chair or blanket and relax with great music!

Wednesdays in June and July from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Main Library on the north lawn

In the event of inclement weather, the concerts will be held in the Atrium inside the Library.

The Good, the Bad and The Blues
(W) June 01: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy blues/rock music.

The Katch
(W) June 08: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy a mix of pop, R&B, jazz, dance, blues, and rock music.

Cake Walkin’ Jass Band
(W) June 15: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of jazz music.

Laurie Swyers and New Moon
(W) June 22: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of folk, blues, and original music.

Lady K and Intuition
(W) June 29: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of Motown, oldies, pop, and soft rock music.

Glass City Steel
(W) July 06: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of steel drum music.

Los Aztecas
(W July 13: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of Tejano/Latino music.

Nikki D and the Browns
(W) July 20: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of gospel and steel guitar.

(W) July 27: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of R&B, hip hop, and rock music.

View calendar and sort by location, age, or program type. Printed calendars by location are also available at each location.

Choose one or choose them all!

Pick up tracker cards at any location or track online with Beanstack or with the Beanstack Tracker App on Google Play or Apple.

10 to Try: Read one book in each of 10 categories. Choose your own titles or try our recommendations below. Complete all 10 categories by Dec. 31, 2022, to receive a backpack and be entered to win grand prizes.

8 Aloud: Read aloud 8 chapter books (or listen to the audiobook) with a child, a class, a family, or a friend. Complete the challenge and receive a zipper pouch. Find your own chapter books or try our recommendations listed here:

101 Picture Book Challenge: Read our list of the best picture books which includes classics, new titles, and everything in between. Complete the challenge and receive a book for your home library.

50 More Picture Books Challenge: If 101 books weren’t enough, or you want to start with a smaller challenge, this is for you! Complete the challenge by reading the books on this list to receive a book for your home library.

Play outdoors at the Library this summer with these great activities!

  • Corn hole
  • Four square
  • Giant Connect 4
  • Jump ropes
  • Lawn Jenga
  • Outdoor bowling
  • Paddle discs
  • Tic tac toe
  • Ring toss
  • Sidewalk obstacles course
  • Storywalks
Ask for activities at any service desk. Some activities rotate between locations, so may not always be available.

Hop, skip, and jump your way through read-aloud books at the Library’s outdoor StoryWalks that show each page in oversized signs. Download this handy card or pick up a card at any location to mark your progress. If you can’t get to every location, staff can help you access the books at your preferred location.