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GMPL Summer Reading Program

GMPL Summer Reading 2017 - June 12 - August 5

Winning prizes is easy, and the opportunity to win is made greater each time adults read or participate in a program.  Teens and Tweens can also win prizes, learn new things and participate in different games and activities.  As always, the Children’s Department has a line-up this summer that can’t be beat.  There’s no way anyone can get bored this summer with all the great activities happening at GMPL.  For more details, please call 440-926-3317 or visit the Library.

Only programs with a register online link require registration.

 

Children's Summer Reading Programs

Pick up your Summer Reading Game Board at the Children's Department and complete it before August 5th to get ticket entries for a grand prize drawing.  The programs below qualify for the Game Board during the Summer Reading Program.

Preschool Storytime (Morning) - Mondays, June 12 & 23, July 10 & 24 @ 10:00 - 10:30 AM

Preschool Storytime (Evening) - Tuesdays, July 18 & August 1 @ 6:00 - 6:30 PM

Babypalooza - Thursdays, June 15 & 29, July 13 & 27 @ 10:00 - 10:30 AM

Baby Playtime - Thursdays, June 22 & July 6 & August 3 @ 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Kids' Craft Day - Fridays, June 16 & July 14 (all day)

Block Party - Thursday, June 15 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Block Party - Thursday, June 29 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Block Party - Thursday, July 13 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Block Party - Thursday, July 27 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Tool Petting Zoo - Monday, June 19 @ 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Tool Petting Zoo - Tuesday, June 20 @ 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Jungle Safari Puppet and Magic Show - Tuesday, June 13 @ 10:00 - 11:00 AM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Car-Toon Craft and Drive-In - Saturday, June 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Code & Go: Mouse Adventures - Wednesday, June 28 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Wolves, Coyotes, Foxes! - Wednesday, July 12 @ 6:00 - 7:00 PM - WAITLIST ONLY - Please call the Library @ 440-926-3317 to join the list

Squishy, Fluffy, Gooey: Sensory Play for Babies - Thursday, July 20 @ 10:00 - 11:00 AM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Rock Painting - Wednesday, July 12 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Construct-a-Saurus - Monday, July 17 @ 1:30 - 2:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Tech Toy Free-for-All - Wednesday, July 26 @ 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Learn to Finger Knit - Wednesday, August 2 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

 

Teen (12-17) Summer Reading Programs

Pick up your Teen Summer Reading program at the Library.  Every time you read 100 pages or listen an audio book you may submit an Entry Form in the box in the Teen Zone.  The programs below qualify for entries as well.

Submit Entry Forms here

Coding a Better World - Mondays, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24 @ 10:00 - 11:30 AM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Imaginative Illustrations Drawing Workshop - Wednesday, June 14 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Character Rocks and Minecraft Blocks - Wednesday, June 21 @ 2:00 - 3:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Video Game Day - Thursdays, June 22, July 6 & 20 @ 1:30 - 4:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Escape Room Challenge - Tuesday, June 27 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM OR 6:00 - 7:00 PM - Please call to register

Ready, Set, Design! - Tuesday, July 11 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Contraption Building Contest - Wednesday, July 19 @ 2:00 - 4:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

For the Love of Pets - Tuesday, July 25 @ 2:00 - 3:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Pages and Pizza Book Club: Red Queen - Monday, July 31 @ 6:00 - 7:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

 

 

Adult Summer Reading Programs

Pick up your Summer Reading Challenge Board at the Library or print a copy (at the bottom of this page).  Bring in your Challenge Board and get things stamped at the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor, either as you complete challenges or anytime before Saturday 8/5.  Submitted Boards are your entry for one of the prizes baskets.  Make sure to mark which basket you are entering to win on the Board!  The programs below qualify for a stamp on your Board.

Grafton Historical Walking Tour - Launching Monday, June 12th - Access TOUR and MAP Online

History of Bald Eagles in Lorain County - Thursday, June 15th @ 6:30 - 7:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Composting - Tuesday, June 21th @ 6:30 - 7:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Adult Craft Night - Crochet 102​ - Thursday, June 29th @ 6:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Heritage Trails: Grafton Mayhem​ - Wednesday, July 19th @ 6:00 - 7:00 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Surf's Up​ - Thursday, July 20th @ 6:30 - 7:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Adult Craft Night - Paper Cutting​ - Thursday, July 27th @ 6:30 - 7:30 PM - REGISTER ONLINE HERE

 

 

 

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