Summer Reading 2019

Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories

Registration for programs begins online June 1 at 10:00am. Please check back for updated information.

Read for fun and prizes. Stop by the library to pick up a reading log or download online. When you’ve completed it, return it to the library and pick up another. You’ll get a small prize and be entered into a raffle to win a Kindle Fire, Family Ride on the New Hope-Ivyland Railroad and more! Logs may be returned June 24-August 10.

Please note: the children’s department will be unavailable the mornings of July 8-11 due to Science in the Summer. Please plan your visit accordingly.

Read-To-Me Club: For preschoolers and their caregivers. Tuesdays, 10:45-11:30am June 18-July 30

Summer Reading Kickoff: V is for Victory: Be a Hero on the Home Front with a Victory Garden Friday, June 14 at 3pm

Summer Reading Club: For children fall grades K-4; Thursdays at 10:30am

June 20: Music Play Patrol: The Universe of Sound

June 27:  Mad Science of NJ: Space Phenomena: Comets, Meteors, Planets and Stars

July 11 at 7pm: Special Moon Walk Anniversary Program with the Bux-Mont Astronomical Association

July 18: Kim Kurki: Exploring Nature: Drawing from the Magic of Nature

July 25: Mad Science of NJ: Rocket Travel Program

Aug. 1: Eyes of the Wild

Aug. 8 at 6:30pm: Summer Reading Finale: Up, Up and Away—Into Space: Floating Planets, Rockets and Hovercraft

Friday Movie Matinee: Fridays mornings at 10:30am. Beat the summer heat by joining us for a movie and popcorn. Come to one or come to all! Please register online using our July calendar.

July 5:   E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

July 12: Christopher Robin

July 19: Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse

July 26: Mary Poppins Returns

Family EXPLORE Programs: All tours are free. Caregivers and children meet Ms. Darcy at the site.

SPLASH! Steamboat Classroom Wednesday, June 26 at 10:30am Sponsored by the Solebury Township Historical Society.

Nakashima Studios Saturday, July 13 at 1pm

Bowman’s Tower Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30am

Pennsbury Manor Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30am

Stories in the Park: Onsite story times in various parks around New Hope Borough and Solebury Township. No registration needed, Wednesdays in August at 10:30am.

August 7: Lenape Park (New Hope)

August 14: Laurel Park (Solebury)

August 21: Ferry Walk (New Hope)

August 28: Pat Livezey Park (Solebury)

Teen Summer Reading: For fall grades 5 and above

Guitar Lessons: Tuesdays, July 2-30 at 6pm

Beginners Acting Workshop: Mondays, July 8-29 at 6pm

I Survived! Life on Mars: Saturday, July 13 at 11am

Space: The Final Frontier—of Archeology? Thursday, July 18 at 7pm

Quiz Night: Science Fiction—or Fact? Thursday, July 25 at 6pm

3D Printer Club: Saturdays July 13, 20, Aug. 3, 10, 17 from 3:30-4:30pm. Drop-in program to meet and share ideas with other 3D enthusiasts. (No instruction.)

Thank you to the Haley Foundation for their support of this program.

Adult Summer Reading:

Little Known Facts About the Space Race Wednesday, June 26 at 7pm

Beginner Guitar for Adults: Wednesdays, July 10-24 at 7pm

Space: The Final Frontier—of Archeology? Thursday, July 18 at 7pm

Quiz Night: Science Fiction—or Fact? Thursday, July 25 at 6pm

Teen Tech Help Saturdays, June 22-July 27 at 12:00pm. Confounded by Facebook? Trouble with your email upgrade? Get one-on-one technical help from our teen tech gurus. Drop in.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for their support of this program.