SUMMER READING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

All scheduled programs and events being subject to the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PROGRAM DATES: THURSDAY, JULY 1st through
TUESDAY, AUGUST 31st

CHILDREN

Library staff and volunteers will share animal themed stories, songs and finger plays. Each child will receive a Take n’ Make craft or an extended learning activity. Children are asked to record the number of minutes that they read or are read to. Reading Records are available at the library front desk. Children can also record their reading time through the ReadSquared site. Ages: birth through 6th grade.

Child’s Play!: Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Ages birth to preschool.

Week of July 7th: Bear Hunt & Animals Tracks
Week of July 12th: Farm Animals
Week of July 19th: Weird Animals
Week of July 26th: Fable Animals
Week of August 2nd: Nocturnal Animals
Week of August 9th: Cats & Dogs
Week of August 16th: Birds
Week of August 23rd: Endangered Animals
Week of August 30th: Sharks

Mobile Summer Reading: Visiting The Wrap and Sinclairville Summer Recreation Tuesdays (Time TBD).

Family Summer Nights: Monday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Activities are designed for children ages kindergarten through sixth grade.  (see schedule below)

Animal Songs Sing-A-Long Saturdays: Saturday, July 31st and August 21st @ 11:00 am.  Animal themed musical fun. Take n’ Make craft kits.

TEENS

Teens are asked to record the number of books that they read. Reading Logs are available at the library front desk. Teens can also record their books and post reviews through the ReadSquared site. Ages 7th – 12th grade.

Writer’s Lounge Teen Takeover: Thursdays 7:30 – 8: 30 pm (virtual). Weekly writing prompts and feedback from experienced writers.

Saturday Teen Writers: 1:00 – 2:00 pm.  Each week will focus on a different genre and specific part of writing.

Sat, July 10th : Prewriting & Writing About Animals
Sat, July 24th: Characters and Short Fiction
Sat, August 7th: Dialogue and Writing About Yourself
Sat, August 21st: Plotting and Novel Writing

ADULTS

Adults are asked to record the number of books that they read. Reading Logs are available at the library front desk. Adults can also record their books and post reviews through the ReadSquared site. Ages 18 and up.

Sinclairville Samplers Learn to Knit or Crochet Mini Animals: Friday, July 30th @ 10:30 am. Knowledge of knitting or crocheting needed. Patterns provided. Please bring needles.

FAMILIES

Family friendly events with stories, crafts and activities for families. Most activities geared toward kindergarten to 6th grade aged children. 

TO REGISTER

In-Person Stop by the library during our open hours. Children will receive a Tails and Tales Reading Record to record the minutes that they read or are read to. Teens and Adults will receive a Tails and Tales Reading Log to record the titles read.

On-Line: Visit our ReadSquared website to register and record minutes or books titles read. Receive badges and open new mini games as you read toward your goal.

Event Registration: All events require registration due to capacity issues. Please use our Event & Program Registration form, call (716) 962-5885 or email at info@sinclairvillelibrary.org.