2019 Summer Reading Program

All Library Events are free.
(Scroll down for Junior, Teen and Adult)

Children's Summer Reading Program
June 11 - July 31

Children ages 0 -11 (reading to children counts!) are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Program! Our theme this year is Universe of Stories, so you'll enjoy fun performers and space-themed programs throughout the summer.

Pick up your reading log at any of our three locations starting on June 11 and register here:

Click here to Register

Main Library in Frisco

Wednesdays
10:30 a.m.


Tuesday, June 18 @ 1:30 p.m.
National Repertory Orchestra

June 26
Mad Science of CO

July 3
Kid’s House of Joy

July 10
Yoga with Dari

July 17
Space Art with Breck Create

July 24
Drum Safari

July 31 @ 1:30 p.m.
Ann Lincoln Summer Reading Finale!

Read to a Therapy Dog after the Program. No registration required.

North Branch in Silverthorne

Tuesdays
10:30 a.m.

Space Cadets
Story Time:
3 - 7 year olds

June 4
In the Good Old Summertime

June 11
You Are Our Sunshine

June 25
Star Light, Star Bright

July 2
I See the Moon and the Moon Sees Me

July 9
Meet Our Neighbors: Mars, Jupiter, and other Planets

July 16
Amazing Astronauts

July 23
To Infinity and Beyond

July 30
A Universe of Stories: Tales from Around the World

Wednesdays
1:30 p.m.

Special Performers

Tuesday, June 18 @ 1:30pm
National Repertory Orchestra

June 26
Mad Science of CO

July 3
Kid's House of Joy

July 10
Yoga with Dari

July 17
Space Art with Breck Create

July 24
Drum Safari

July 31 @ 3:30 p.m.
Ann Lincoln Summer Reading Finale!

South Branch in Breckenridge

Tuesdays
11:00 a.m.

Special Performers

June 18 @ 1:30pm
National Repertory Orchestra

June 25
Mad Science of CO

July 2
Kid's House of Joy

July 9
Yoga with Dari

July 16
Space Art with Breck Create

July 23
Drum Safari

Read to a Therapy Dog after the Program. Call 970-453-3544 to register.

Wednesdays
11:00 a.m.

Little Space Cadets:
Programs for toddlers through preschoolers


June 19
Exploring the Universe

June 26
Night Sky Art

July 3
Space Sleepover

July 10
Moon Madness

July 17
You're a Star!

July 24
Jedi Academy

July 31
Ann Lincoln Finale!

Read to a Therapy Dog after the Program.Call 970-453-3544 to register.

Little Stars Story time at North Branch

June 5 - August 14

Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 0 - 3 and their caregivers are invited to listen to stories, sing, say rhymes, learn some beginning sign language and participate in movement activities. We may even try some simple art exploration for toddlers. Stay for free play and socialization!

Junior Summer Reading Program at South Branch: Summer Space Club

June 11- July 31

Summer Space Club is South Branch Library's Summer Reading Program for K-5th graders. Children will enjoy STEAM space-themed activities and the chance to meet new friends - no parents allowed! Complete reading logs to earn free books and the chance to win prizes throughout the summer, by picking up a reading log at any of our three locations starting on June 11. Register here:

Click here to register

South Branch in Breckenridge

Mondays

10:00 a.m.

June 17 | Code Club

June 24 |Code Club

July 1 | Code Club

July 8 | Code Club

July 15 |Code Club

July 17 | Code Club

July 22 | Code Club

July 29| Code Club

South Branch in Breckenridge

Tuesdays

11:00 a.m.

June 11|Sam Malcolm, juggler

June 18 @ 1:30 p.m.
National Repertory Orchestra

June 25 | Mad Science of CO

July 2 | Kid's House of Joy

July 9 |Yoga with Dari

July 16 | Space Art with Breck Create

July 23 | Drum Safari

South Branch in Breckenridge

Wednesdays

11:00 a.m.

June 19 | Stem Wars!

June 26 |Galaxy Goodies

July 3 | Solar Cookin'

July 10 |Aliens and Astronomers

July 17 | Rockets

July 24 | Astronaut Academy

July 31 | Ann Lincoln Finale

Date TBD: Escape from Space

505 South Main Street B2b Breckenridge, CO
4:30 p.m.

There will be a special escape room program for 1st - 5th graders in partnership with Mountain Time Escape Rooms. Email [email protected] to register your children.

Junior Summer Reading Program at North Branch: Space Lab

June 13 - August 1

We are exploring the universe this summer at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne! Join other kids ages 8-12 years in discovery with STEAM based activities. Register for Summer Reading Program here:

Click here to register

North Branch Library
2:30 - 3:30 pm

June 13, June 27, July 18, July 25, August 1

Teen Summer Reading Program
June 11 - July 30

Summit County teens and visitors in grades 6 -12 are invited to participate in our Teen Summer Reading Program! You'll complete reading logs to earn free books and the chance to win a grand prize, and you'll have the opportunity to participate in fun programs throughout the summer. Pick up your reading log at any of our three locations starting on June 11 and register here:

Click here to Register

South Branch in Breckenridge

Wednesdays

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Puzzler Room

June 19 | Terrariums

July 3 @ 12:00 p.m.
Solar Hot Dogs

July 10 | Fan Fiction/Fan Filking

July 17 | Paint the Night: Light Painting

July 24 | STEM Research (egg drop)

July 31 | Rocket Wars

August 7 | End of Summer Party

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Main Library in Frisco

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12| Buffalo Mtn. Room
Kick-Off Party

Thursday, June 27 | Mt. Royal Room
Ping Pong “Planet” Tea-lights

Tuesday, July 16 | Buffalo Mtn. Room
Galaxy Tie-Dye T-Shirt

Tuesday, July 30 | Mt. Royal Room
End of Summer Reading Party

Also be sure to check out the Scavenger hunt, Make-n-Take craft, interactive bulletin board and guessing jar going on all summer long!

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

June 11 - August 31

Why should kids have all the fun? Join the adult summer reading challenge! Complete challenges or write book reviews to earn Book Bucks for library book sales. After five stamps, fill out a ballot to be entered to win amazing gift cards. For an extra chance to win, complete 10 challenge items!

Come by one of our locations starting on June 11 to pick up your challenge form and don't forget to check out the line up of fun adult events we have going on this summer! Register here:

Click here to Register

Submit your Book Reviews to earn Book Bucks online here or fill out a Guest Picks bookmark at any library location.

Access a brochure of the Historically Speaking: Local History at Your South Branch Library series offered in partnership with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance here.

June Events:

Tuesday, June 11 | 5:30 p.m.
Author Talk with Kevin Singel: "Finding Gold in Colorado"
Angry James Brewery, 421 Adams Ave, Silverthorne, CO

Tuesday, June 11 | 6 p.m.
Preparing to Hike the Summer Rockies w/Pete Jarvis
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Monday, June 17 | 5:30 p.m.
Monday Movie Night: Star Wars The Last Jedi
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Wednesday, June 19 | 6 p.m.
Community Yoga with Building Hope
Register @ buildinghopesummit.org
South Branch Reading Deck, weather permitting

Thursday, June 20| 4 p.m.
Art Talk Panel Discussion in Partnership with the National Repertory Orchestra and Breck Create
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Tuesday, June 25| 5 p.m.
A Pine Post Four Inches Square: Staking a Claim on Mining Records with Jen Baldwin & the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Hopefull Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

July Events:

Tuesday, July 9| 7 p.m.
"The Beaten Territory" w/Randi Samuelson Brown & the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Wednesday, July 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia
Registration Required
Après Handcrafted Libations

Friday, July 12| 6 p.m.
Music @ the Library with local bluegrass band - The Pine Beatles
South Branch Reading Deck, weather permitting

Monday, July 15 | 5:30 p.m.
Monday Movie Night: Star Trek Beyond
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Tuesday, July 16 | 6 p.m.
All Ages Trivia
Red Buffalo Coffee, 358 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne

Wednesday, July 17 | 6 p.m.
Community Yoga with Building Hope
Register @ buildinghopesummit.org
South Branch Reading Deck, weather permitting

Saturday, July 20 | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
South Branch Summer Book Sale
Front lawn of the South Branch Library, weather permitting

Tuesday, July 23| 7 p.m.
"Who Was the Sculptor in Buckskin?" w/Dave Lively & the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Wednesday, July 24 | 7:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia
Registration Required
Après Handcrafted Libations

Wednesday, July 31 | 6 p.m.
Into to Digital Magazines & The New York Times
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

August Events:

Tuesday, August 6 | 7 p.m.
Wild Edible Plants w/Erica Davis and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Monday, August 12 |5:30 p.m.
Monday Movie Night: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Wednesday, August 14 | 6 p.m.
Getting the most out of the library website
Hopefull/Discovery Room, South Branch Library in Breckenridge

Wednesday, August 21 | 6 p.m.
Community Yoga with Building Hope
Register @ buildinghopesummit.org
South Branch Reading Deck, weather permitting

Friday, August 23 | 10 a.m.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Buffalo Mt. & Mt. Royal Rooms, Main Library in Frisco

Saturday, August 24 | 9 a.m.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Buffalo Mt. & Mt. Royal Rooms, Main Library in Frisco

Thursday, August 29 | 6 p.m.
Summer Reading Final Party!
Music @ the Library with local bluegrass band - The Pine Beatles
(South Branch Reading Deck, weather permitting)