Charles Town Library’s Summer Reading Schedule
For Children Up Through 2nd Grade
Story Time – Every Monday @ 10:30 and every Thursday @ 4:00
Saturday Story Time & Crafts @ 10:00:
June 8 – Launch Day! Get an early start on Summer Reading! We will be coloring table covers and everyone will get a paint sheet with our theme, “A Universe of Stories.” You also get a head start on your reading logs.
June 29 – Here Comes the Sun! Show a little love for our nearest star and create a Cyanotype or ‘Sun Picture”
July 13 – To the Milky Way and Beyond! Explore beyond our galaxy and create your own constellation.
For Children Ages 6 – 12
Wednesday Programs @ 2:00
June 26 – Learn about scientist Anna Atkins and how the sun helped her share her scientific work with the world! You can try your hand at recreating Anna’s experiment.
July 10 – What’s out there? Join us as we read “Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet” by Curtis Manley. Art and imagination will take us to other worlds.
July 31 – Maryland Science Center will bring their portable planetarium to present their Starlab program. This is a ticketed event and children must be K – 6th grade to attend. Multiple shows will take place from 11:00 am to the early afternoon. To earn a ticket, you need to turn in a completed (5 out of 7 days at your reading goal) reading log. There are 150 tickets available on a first come-first served basis.
For All Children
Logged reading begins on June 9th and ends August 3rd!
July 20 @ 10:00 am – 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing: Join us for a celebration of the first moon landing. Experiments and cookies will help us learn some facts about our nearest celestial neighbor.
August 3 @ 10:00 am – Summer Reading Celebration: We’ll end the summer with refreshments and games! Readers who have turned in at least 5 completed reading logs by July 27 will receive their certificates.
Reading lets you explore our Earth and the universe beyond.
Spend a summer with books and see where they take you!