Welcome to our 2019 Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme, “A Universe of Stories,” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing. We hope to give participants of all ages an opportunity to expand horizons and create a life-long love of reading and exploration.


Register for the Children’s Summer Reading Program by visiting either library or online: CHILDREN’S REGISTRATION

Planetarium and Wolf Show Finale

Come join us at Bays Mountain Park on July 24th for our Finale Meet-Up. This is a public venue so anyone may come. There is a per vehicle admission to the park; additional costs include Planetarium shows, wolf shows, barge rides, ect.

Children that have earned NASA NAVIGATOR by reading/listening for 25 hours or more will receive an invitation for: 1 vehicle admission, planetarium show for the child and ONE adult, and open air wolf show. The times of shows to be announced.

Event is rain or shine.


Feel free to view or print:

Register for the Teen Summer Reading Program by visiting either library or online: TEEN REGISTRATION
Reading Logs can be turned in at either library or you can fill them out online: READING LOGS

Kick-Off Party

Teens are invited to our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on June 8th from 6 – 8pm at the Jonesborough Library. Registration is required. To register for the Kick-Off Party, you can call or visit either library or register online: SRP KICK-OFF PARTY

Weekly Afternoon Programs

Tuesdays @ Jonesborough : 3-4pm
Wednesdays @ Gray : 3-4pm

June 11/12- Bottle Rockets
June 18/19- Galaxy Jars & Slime

June 25/26- Egg Drop Lander Design Challenge

July 9/10- Escape Room
July 16/17- Constellation Projectors

July 23/24- Mars Rover Design Challenge

Evening Programs

Teen Writing Group- June 5 @ Jonesborough, 5:45-7:15 pm
      >
Join us for creative writing activities and games!

Teen Book Group- June 17 @ Jonesborough, 6:30-7:30 pm
      >
Listen to the beginning of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe read aloud and discuss it. No reading in advance required! A few books will be given away and copies will be available for checkout.

Teen Writing Group- July 17 @Jonesborough, 5:45-7:15 pm
      > Join us for creative writing activities and games!

Saturday Programs

3D Printing Club- June 15 @ Gray Library, 12:30-2 pm
      >
Learn how to model & print 3D Designs!

Outdoor Games- June 15 @ Jonesborough Library, 3-4:30 pm
      >
Water Balloons, Lightsaber Capture the Flag, and more!

Outdoor Games- June 29 @ Gray Library, 12:30-2 pm
      > Water Balloons, Lightsaber Capture the Flag, and more!

Dungeons & Dragons- June 29 @ Jonesborough, 5-8 pm
>Come roll dice & go adventuring! Beginners welcome!

*Registration Required*
Online: D&D REGISTRATION

3D Printing Club- July 13 @ Jonesborough Library, 2-3:30 pm
>
Learn how to model & print 3D Designs!

Movie Night (Solo: A Star Wars Story)- July 20 @ Jonesborough, 6-8 pm
>
Permission forms required, will be available in July.

Intergalactic Glow-In-The-Dark Lock-In Finale Party

Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, July 28 from 6:30pm – 7am at the Jonesborough Library.

Invitation-only event for any teen who participated in the Summer Reading Program by submitting at least 1 reading log or attends at least 3 programs.

Stay for just the evening or the whole night! There will be a pizza dinner and snacks all night. Glow-in-the-dark games and crafts; Lip sync competition; Video games and movies; Giveaways, prizes and more!


Feel free to view or print: