Summer Program

Summer Reading Program 2018

Reading Logs | Calendar | Events | Story Times | Book ClubAges 12+ | Workshops

Reading Logs

Completed reading logs can be submitted for reading rewards starting June 4.  Pick up logs at the library or print the file linked below.

Reading Logs

Reading Rewards
Log #1: Mini Blizzard
Log#2: Cookie
Log#3: Donut
Log#4: Pizza
Log#5: Book

Non-food rewards are available by request.

Program Calendar

Click on the link below to download the summer reading program calendar.

Summer Reading Program 2018


Summer Kick-off Concert
6:30 pm, Monday, June 4
Dance and sing along with Congolese musician Siama.

Super Saturday: Shake, Shimmy, Rattle, and Roll
10 am, Saturday, June 9
A dance party story time that includes a make-your-own shaker activity.

Pop-up Museum in the Park
4-7 pm, Tuesday, June 26
Community members are invited to bring interesting music-related items to East Park for an impromptu display.

10:30 am, Tuesday, July 10
Meet and learn about some animals from the Minnesota Zoo.

Super Saturday: Nature Scavenger Hunt 
10 am, Saturday, July 14
Explore the great outdoors in a quest for some interesting items.

LEGO Contest
6:30 pm, Thursday, July 19
All entrees due by the start of the contest.  Prizes awarded to winners.

Story Times

10:30 am, Tuesdays

June 5: Chione Woodwind Quartet

June 12: Hands-On History, Goodhue County Historical Society

June 19: Drums, Mike Aturi, Universal Music Center

June 26: Stories Sing!, Minnesota Opera

July 3: Marvelous Music Machines

July 10: Zoomobile, Minnesota Zoo

July 17: Rock On!

July 24: Sing-along Stories

Book Club

Ages 8+
7 pm, Monday, June 26 & July 24
Read each month’s book selection and join other kids at the library for discussion and related activities.

June selection: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
July selection:  The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

Ages 12+

Dungeons & Dragons Campaign
12 pm, Saturday, June 23
A role-playing adventure led by a skilled Dungeon Master. All experience levels welcome.  Pre-registation requested; registration opens May 29.

2 pm, Wednesday, July 11
Two teams create competing breakout challenges and race to crack each other’s codes.


Registration required for all workshops.  Register in person at the library.

Rock Painting
Ages 3-7, 6 pm
Ages 8+, 7 pm
Monday, June 18
Registration opens May 29

Drum Circle
Ages 7-12
11:30 am, Tuesday, June 19
Registration opens May 29

Personalized Potted Plants
Ages 5+
6:30 pm, Wednesday, June 20
Registration opens May 29

The Science of Sound: Projects & Experiments
Ages 5+
6:30 pm, Wednesday, June 27
Registration opens June 4

Make Your Own Musical Instruments
Ages 4+
6:30 pm, Monday, July 16
Registration opens June 25

Contact us at or 507-732-5211 if you have any questions!