Tails & Tales Summer Fun

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Tails: Who lives in your backyard?

Join in the fun this summer to discover who lives in your backyard! Each week we’ll give you a kit to use for exploring and discovery. Each kit contains the scientific tools you’ll need, instructions for activities, and information about the creatures you’re investigating. Pick-up your first kit in the library lobby beginning Tuesday, July 6.

  • Week 1 (July 6): Insects
  • Week 2 (July 12): Plants
  • Week 3 (July 19): Butterflies
  • Week 4 (July 26): Birds
  • Week 5 (August 2): Water Creatures
  • Week 6 (August 9): What comes out at night?

Tales: Reading Fun

Pick-up your Tails & Tales reading kit in the library lobby beginning Monday, June 21. Read 300 minutes over the summer.  Keep track of the books or minutes you read. You can also keep track of your reading online with Beanstack.  Complete 300 minutes to receive a reading reward!



Complete 300 minutes of reading to receive a free pass to the Buttonwood Zoo and a ticket to the library’s annual ICE CREAM SOCIAL on Tuesday, August 17 at 6:30 pm.

New Reader’s Subscription Box

Register for our New Reader’s Subscription Box to receive books each week especially selected for you. This is a new reading program especially for beginning readers, K – 2nd grade. Complete the form about your child’s interests and reading abilities, and choose a day of the week to pick up your books.

We’ll select 10 books each week for you. The books can be picked-up in the library lobby, contact free. Books will be selected from our Easy Reader Collections which have been expanded with new titles.