Summer Reading 2014 - Spark a Reaction

Starting June 16th!   For middle school students and up.  Win cool prizes for reading (including your school summer reading assignments).  The more you read, the more chances you have to win.  This year's big raffle prize is Dre Beats.  You will receive weekly prizes including food, a tshirt, and other prizes.  No library card is needed for programs.  Sponsored in part by Soroptimist. 

Click here for a printable sheet of the events listed below or check the Event Calendar.  All programs require registration.  Stop in, or call 610-970-6551 to sign up.

Wednesday Performances @10:30 am (all ages) no registration required.  Sponsored by Soroptimist.

June 25 Flow Circus
July 9 Eric Dasher's Brainwash Game Show
July 16 Marian Gehman's Puppets
July 23 Piccirillo Science Teller
July 30 Exploding Geoscience
August 6 Illstyle and Peace Hip Hop Dance Group

Cave Council Wednesday 7/2 and 8/6 @ 6 pm.  Ages 12-17.  Tell us what you want to see in your library.

Mondo Manly Mondays @ 6:30 pm ages 8-14;

June 30 Manly Blast Off Rockets (registration 6/16)
July 7 Mondo Life Size Battleship (registration 6/23)
July 14 Manly Build it Competition (registration 6/30)
July 21 Mondo Race Car Derby (registration 7/7)
July 28 Manly Slushies (registration 7/14)
August 4 Mondo Build a Better Mousetrap (registration 7/21)
August 11 Manly Library Golf (registration 7/28)

Total Tuesday Nights @ 6:30 pm (Family Movie Nights start @ 6 pm)

June 24 Life-size Game Night (registration  6/9)
July 8 Family Movie Night (registration  6/23)
July 15 Videogame Tournament (registration  6/30)
August 5 Family Movie Night (registration  7/21)

Whatever Wednesday @ 6:30 pm ages 12-17

July 2 Festival Headbands (registration 6/16)
July 9 Make Your Own Magic 8 Ball (registration 6/23)
July 16 Tshirt Reconstruction (registration 6/30)
July 23 Pizza Tasting Event (registration 7/7)
July 30 DIY Candles (registration 7/14)
August 6 Make Your Own Soap (registration 7/21)

Ruthless Rulers through the Ages @ 4 pm on the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, and August 20.  Follow the most notorious rulers ever known.  Discover the  shocking stories of times before ours.

Thunder Thursday @ 4 pm ages 12-17

June 26 Grow Something (registration 6/9)
July 10 Watermelons (registration 6/23)
July 17 H2O Balloon Blast (registration 6/30)
July 24 Meet Author David Lubar and eat some pizza
July 31 Stars on the Move Planetarium (registration 7/14) limited space
August 7 Funky Pens (registration 7/21)

Strange Book Talks @ 2:30 pm - Sponsored by Soroptimist.  First 15 to register receive a free copy of the book.

Tuesday, July 8 @ 12 pm Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Thursday, July 24 @ 2:30 pm Extremities (free pizza if you stay until 4)

Experimental Fridays @ 4 pm (ages 8+)   on the following dates: July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, and August 15.  Breaking the boundaries of science and everyday life.  Create mind-bending experiments,  Registration required.  Sponsored by Soroptimist.

Slammin' Saturdays  @ 11 am (ages 10-17)

July 26 Snowball Fight (registration 7/7)
August 2 Henna Tattoos (registration 7/14) signed permission slip required

Anime Club Tuesday June 17 and August 19 @ 6:30 pm

Anime Party July 22 @ 6 pm.  Appropriate costumes are encouraged.

Party Time! August 13th @ 5 pm

Food, Prizes, Music, Games, and More!  You must be present at the party to win the Dre Beats.

Teen Computers

Computers located in The Cave are for 13 - 17 year-olds ONLY. Printing is available in black and white for 25 cents a page.

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Lunch @ the Library

Free lunch for if you are 18 and under.   Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays @ 12pm June 23rd - August 15th (except 6/30 & 7/2)  .

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Summer Reading Program and performances provided by grants from the Greater Pottstown Foundation, Soroptomist, and Trinity Reformed Church.  Other sponsors include: Parma Pizza, McDonald's,  Philly Pretzel Company and Rita's Water Ice.