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Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library - Summer Reading Program

Holiday Closures: We will be closed for the following:
Thanksgiving Holiday - Thursday-Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018.

We will also be closed on Saturday. We will reopen Monday, November 26.

Summer Reading Program 2018 - Libraries Rock

Thanks for participating in the 2018 summer reading program. Check back next year for details on our 2019 Summer reading program.

Join the fun with our 2018 Summer Reading Program. We're hosting free fun programs plus reading challenges for babies, kids, teens, and adults.

Download: 2018 Program Schedule & Flyer

Children Reading Program

  • Ages: Birth - 10
  • Registration: May 29 - June 29
  • Program Starts: June 5
  • Program Ends: July 13
  • Cost: Free

Teen Reading Program

  • Ages: 11 - 18
  • Registration: May 29 - June 29
  • Program Starts: June 7
  • Program Ends: July 12
  • Cost: Free

Children Programs

Shows at 10am & 2pm

  • June 5:
    Sue Young Show - (10am)
    Bilingual Storytime & Music Show
    Chemistry Rd. Show (2pm)
    Smoke, fire, chemicals & more
  • June 12: Circus Chickendog
    Performing circus dogs
  • June 19: Mr. Blue Shoes
    Interactive live music show
  • June 26: Wild Things Zoofari
    Meet exotic animals up close
  • July 3: Instrument Craft & Music Session
    Jingle sticks, drum boxes & fun
  • July 10: Bookworm Show (10am only)
    Watch the bookwork glow in this magical show

Teen Programs

  • June 7: Cooking School & Chef Challenge
    Compete in a cooking challenge
    registration required
  • June 14: Improv Comedy Show
    By Excused Absence Comedians
  • June 21: Fandom Hamilton Karaoke
    Lip sync battle, karaoke & trivia
  • June 28: Hometown Sound: Open Mic Night
    (evening program)
    Show us your talent on the mic
  • July 5: Urban Art
    Learn new freestyle techniques
  • July 12: Escape Room
    (evening program)
    Try to escape the Library

Please register for teen events from the calendar & events page

Children programs are on Tuesdays. 10 am programs (except for closing program) are for ages 0-5 and 2pm programs are for ages 6-10. Teen programs are on Thursdays. All activities will start at 2pm unless notes. Teen programs are for ages 11-18.
View Entire Library Event Calendar

Register:

Online Registration You may also register in person at the library.

Teens (Ages 11 to 18): Special Registration required for opening program on June 7 - Cooking School and Chef Challenge: Register here

FAQ:

How much are the summer programs?

They are all free!

Who can participate in the Summer Reading Program?

Anyone can participate in this summer's events and reading challenges; no Library card is required, But remember, any Texas resident aged 5 and older may receive a library card. Applicants younger than 16 must have a parent or legal guardian present to receive their card.

Readers may choose to participate in one of the three age categories:

  • Babies (ages 0 - 4)
  • Children (ages 5-10)
  • Teens (ages 11 - 18)
  • Adults (ages 19 and older)

What are the dates of the 2018 Summer Reading Program?

The Summer Reading Program runs June 7 - July 13. The final day to earn prizes during the program is July 13. Teens will enjoy a closing program on July 12 and children who earn a ticket will enjoy a pool party on July 13 at the Blue Bell Aquatic Center.

Why do I have to register/ Do I have to register to attend programs?

Registration is only required for those who want to complete Summer Reading challenges in order to win prizes. This helps us know how many prizes to plan for. Registration is not required to attend the programs except for the opening teen cooking program on June 7. Register for that here.

I've registered what happens now?

Come by the library to pick up a Summer reading bag with information about ways to win great prizes!