Soar Into Summer Reading: Adventures in Henry County

The countdown to summer has begun, and it comes with the excitement of our much-anticipated Summer Reading program!

Get ready to dive into a world of books, fun, and unforgettable adventures starting June 1st. 

Summer Reading Kickoff

Mark your calendars for June 1st at 6:30 PM and join us at the youth football league fields for our Summer Reading Kickoff event. Enjoy tethered hot air balloon rides (weather permitting), yummy food, toe-tapping music, and a special appearance by the one and only Dragon who loves tacos!

Summer Reading Details

Summer Reading officially launches on June 1st and runs through July 20th!

Each age group must log 800 minutes to be eligible for the grand prize. There will be one grand prize each for the Adults and Teens, as well as weekly prize giveaways.

Every child that completes Summer Reading (800 minutes) will receive a book, a variety of toys, and a raffle ticket. This raffle ticket will be used to be entered into a grand prize drawing! 19 winners will be drawn for the grand prizes.

How can I track my reading minutes?

Track your reading minutes by using the Reader Zone app or website. You can also stop by the library to grab a paper reading log!

Reader Zone codes:

Adults – 6d1c4

Teen – 06d0c

Children – 49189

Reader Zone Mobile App 5-Minute set-up:

Click here to get step-by-step instructions on using the Reader Zone App.

Summer Reading Events

Join us for Marvelous Mondays, Foam Parties, Pop-Ups at the Park, Adult Adventures and DIYs, & Teen Tuesdays!

Marvelous Mondays at the Arts Park Pavilion | 10 AM

June 3 | Rockin’ & Reading with Leonardo

June 10 | Karen Land & her Iditarod Dog

June 17 | Magic Man Rusty – Wands at the Ready!

June 24 | Talewise: Adventure of the Lost Treasure

July 1 | Mark’s Ark Animal Show

July 8 | Absolute Science – Science Show

July 15 | Roz Puppets – Mystery of Cracklewood Forest

Foam Parties at New Castle High School | 4-5 PM

Mondays & Thursdays | June 6 through July 18

Adventures with Raptors 

June 27 | 6 PM at the Arts Park Pavilion

Sunrise Nights Author Event with Jeff Zentner & Brittany Cavallaro

July 12 | 7 PM at the Art Association of Henry County Gallery

Registration required. Click here to register!

Planetarium Show – Legends of the Starry Realms 

July 20 | 10 AM – 3:45 PM

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