Summer Program

You could WIN a Fire Kids Edition Tablet!

Answer a few questions about the Children’s Room, and we’ll enter your name in a drawing for a Kindle Fire Kids’ Edition. Your response will help us plan children’s program and services for the coming year.

Family Fun – Build a Rocket Ship! Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30

We’ll build a  play size rocket ship, listen to stories about outer space and have lots of fun. Come dressed as an astronaut!

Build a Better World this summer at the library. Sign up to record the books you read, accept challenges and win prizes.  Register here and record books you read.

  • Choose the program. The Children’s Program is for you if you are entering grades 1st through 5th. If you are entering 6th grade or up in the fall, choose the Teen Program.
  • Start to Finish. First day to join and record books is Monday, June 19. Last day to record books, collect beads or trade beads for books is Friday, August 11.
  • Reading Kit. Once you’ve joined you’ll receive a reading kit which includes a registration prize, a Brag Tag chain, activity sheets, calendar of events, bookmarks, tattoos and more!
  • How do you win prizes? You can earn prizes by recording books and visiting the library.
  • Read for Beads. For every book you read, you’ll be notified that you’ve won 5 beads. Pick-up the beads in the Children’s Room and add them to your Brag Tag chain. The more books you read, the more beads you collect!
  • Trade Beads for Books.  When you’ve collected 25 beads, you can trade the beads for a book.
  • Weekly Raffle.  Each time you visit the library this summer, you get a raffle ticket which you can put toward a weekly raffle of a Wonder Gears set.
  • Ice Cream. Read at least 5 books and receive a ticket to our Ice Cream Social on July 26.

We’ll be offering activities, giveaways and weekly raffles throughout the summer, so pick-up a calendar of events and visit the library as often as possible.


Weekly Events June 28 – July 26

Family Fun – Build a Pirate Ship! Tuesday, July 11 – 6:30 p.m. Help us build a pirate ship. Come dressed as a pirate!

Family Fun – Build a Castle! Tuesday, July 18 – 6:30 p.m.  We’ll build a fairy tale castle. Come dressed as a prince or princess!

Family Fun – Build a Rocket Ship! Tuesday, July 25 – 6:30 p.m. Help us build a rocket ship. Come dressed as an astronaut!

Story & Craft Time for all ages Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Book Buddies Mondays 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Register in Events for a 30 minute reading session with a member of our Teen Advisory Group.

Book Buddies Thursdays 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Register in Events for a 30 minute reading session with a member of our Teen Advisory Group.

Build It ! Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free play with Legos and Wonder Gears. Drop-in.

Book Club BINGO Fridays 3:00 p.m. Read books in different genres to fill a BINGO card.  Prizes, discussion and fun. Please register. Begins Friday, July 7.

Special Events

Wednesday, June 28 – 6:30 PM – Steve Rudolph returns with more magic and fun!

Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30 PM Mad Science presents Fire & Ice

Wednesday, July 19 – 6:30 PM Rolie Polie Guacamole entertains with music and songs at the Raynham Middle School auditorium

Wednesday, July 26 – 6:30 PM – Ice Cream Social