The Fort Scott Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program theme is Libraries Rock! and this year’s program will include activities and challenges for all library patrons ages 0 – adult.
The family kick-off party is from 10 a.m. to noon May 30 at the Ellis Fine Arts Center.
Early registration is now open. Any summer reading registrations turned in before May 30 will receive a prize for each child or teen. Forms are available at the library circulation desks and have been sent home through all Bourbon County schools.
If you are able to volunteer or donate, please email Miss Val at [email protected] or call 620-223-2882.
“We still need more donors for weekly snacks,” Youth Librarian Valeta Cannon, ” said. “And more volunteers to help with regular program weeks. All volunteers will receive a letter for their resume or college application upon request.’
2018 Summer Reading Performers Schedule:
Musician Alan Cunningham – June 13 at 10 a.m. at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center (FSCC)
Musician Aaron Fowler with a service dog, Bella – June 19 at 1 p.m. at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center (FSCC)
Storyteller & Puppeteer Priscilla Howe – July 11 at 10 a.m. at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center (FSCC)
Other Events Scheduled:
Rock Star Kick-Off Family Party – May 30 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center (FSCC)
Just Dance & Guitar Hero Teen Kick-Off Party – June 4 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Keyhole
Regular Weekly Programs (Kids 0 – 5th grade) – Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10 a.m., June 5 – August 1 at Fort Scott Public Library. NO regular meeting on June 12, July 4, or 10, due to performances and Independence Day. Events will begin in our event room and the computer room, located downstairs, and finish upstairs for awards, registration, and book browsing.
Regular Weekly Programs (Teens, 6th – 12th grade) – Wednesdays at 4:15 pm, June 6 – August 1 at the library and once monthly at Common Ground Coffee Co. NO Meeting on July 4 (July 3 instead). Teens are also encouraged to volunteer at children’s meetings.
Rock-Painting Party with Julie and Kallie Norris – Date TBD at Fort Scott Public Library
Wrap-Up Party TBD – Tentative Date, August 7