Boat on a Lake

Adult
Summer Reading

Events & Programs (Ages 18+)

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Summer Reading Challenge

June 1- August 12

Explore an Ocean of Possibilities! Read up to five books a week to earn tickets towards raffle prizes. Earn even more tickets by participating in additional reading and craft activities. The challenge will be considered complete once you have completed 25 books and/or activities. All participants who have completed the challenge will be automatically entered into a special prize raffle to win the Vivace Escape Spa Package for Salon Vivace in Treesdale. (This raffle is not shown in regular ticket raffle prizes.)

Books you read for book clubs (such as the Books and Brews Club) can be logged, if they fit the requirements for a reading challenge.

 

To claim your raffle tickets, you must log your reading, either online on Beanstack or on paper. Paper packets are available to pick up at the Library's front desk.

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Books and Brews Club

Thursday, June 2, at 5pm at Stick City Brewery.

Book: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict

Enjoy delicious drinks and thought-provoking discussion!

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Hollow Books

Hollow books kits will be available at the library front desk June 5 - 11. Register for your kit below

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Wine Cork Boards

Tuesday, June 14th, 3 - 6pm.

 

Upcycle old corks into a cute board to help you stay more organized!

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String Art

String Art kits will be available at the library front desk June 19 - 25. Register for your kit below.

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Blackout Poetry

Blackout Poetry kits will be available at the library front desk June 26 - July 2. Register for your kit below.

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Seaside Bath Salts

Tuesday, July 5th, 3 - 6pm

Craft your own relaxing blend of bath salts, infused with the soothing scents of the sea.

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Books and Brews Club

Thursday, July 7, at 5pm at Stick City Brewery.

Book: The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan


Enjoy delicious drinks and thought-provoking discussion!

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Shoebox Charging Station

Tuesday, July 12th, 3 - 6pm.

Keep your technology tidy, with an artistic flare!

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Sea Glass Candle Holders

Tuesday, July 19th, 3 - 6pm

Evoke the beauty of moonlight reflecting on the ocean with these sea glass candle holders.

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Seashell Soap

Tuesday, July 26th, 3 - 6pm

Try your hand at soap making, embellished with seashells.

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Glass Map Necklaces

Kits will be available at the library front desk July 31 - August 6. Register for your kit below.

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Books and Brews Club

Thursday, August 4, at 5pm at Stick City Brewery.

Book: The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner


Enjoy delicious drinks and thought-provoking discussion!

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