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Babies & Toddlers'
Summer Reading
Events & Programs

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Summer Reading Challenge

June 5- August 11

Read books, attend programs, and win prizes! This summer everyone who completes their summer reading challenge will earn a prize!

You can log your reading either online through Beanstack or on paper -- just ask for a reading log at the library front desk.

  • Registration opens for all June events on June 1

  • Registration opens for all July events on June 20

  • Registration opens for all August events on July 20

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Summer Reading Kick-Off

Monday June 5 at 1:00pm  |  Adams Township Park: Rotary Pavilion

Description: Come to Adams Park to enjoy our Summer Reading Kickoff Party! Balloon animals, face painting and more! Start off your summer the right way with the Mars Library!

No registration needed.

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Let's Play: Local Parks Scavenger Hunt

June 5th - August 12: ALL SUMMER!

Get scavenger hunt cards at the library and visit a park to start playing. Try and catch 'em all!

No registration needed.

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Baby Bounce & Play

Every other Thursday at 10:30am  |  Ages 0 - 2


Simple songs and stories for babies and caregivers, PLUS special activities that explore the five senses.

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Story Tots

Wednesdays at 10:30am  |  Ages 2 - 3


Enjoy fun songs and stories for children and their caregivers.

June 14th, 21st, & 28th

July 5th, 12th, & 26th

August 2nd & 9th

No registration required.

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Story Time

Mondays at 10:30am and Tuesdays at 1pm  |  Ages 3 - 5

Enjoy songs, stories, felts and fun for children and their caregivers.


Mondays: 12th & 26th at 10:30am

Tuesdays: 13th, 20th, & 27th at 1pm


Mondays: July 5th, 12th, & 26th at 10:30am

Tuesdays: July 11th & 25th at1pm


Mondays: August 7th at 10:30am

Tuesdays: August 1st & 8th at 1pm

No registration required.

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Yoga in the Park

Every other Thursday at 10:30am | No age limit; bring the whole family!  

It’s summer! Let’s go outside! What kind of Yoga Adventures will we go on in the park? Enjoy a yoga session, story, and special nature activity out in the park!

June 15 at Adams Township Park Rotary Pavillion

June 29 at Middlesex Township Park Sports Field

July 27 at Adams Township Park Rotary Pavillion

August 10 at Middlesex Township Park Sports Field

No registration required.

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Butler Fair Queen Coloring Contest

June 5 - June 9

Come to the library and show off your art skills! Winners will receive tickets to the Butler County Fair!

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Neighborhood Helpers

Friday, June 16 at 10:30am

Visit with our neighborhood helpers and explore the vehicles they use to help them with their job!

No registration required.

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Community Kids & Teens Clothes Swap

Saturday, July 22

10:00am - 12:00pm Ticketed Early Birds 

12:00pm - 2:00pm Everyone welcome

Do you have clothes cluttering up your closet and waiting to be donated? Skip the middleman and bring them to the Community Clothes Swap!

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Summer Reading Closing Ceremonies

Friday, August 11th at 1pm  |  Adams Township Park: Rotary Pavilion

You finally made it to the end of the Summer Reading Program! Come celebrate with us at the park where we'll have fun activities and say goodbye to summer!

No registration needed.

A Huge Thank You to our Sponsors!

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