Libraries Rock! Adult Summer Reading Launch Party

2018 Adult Summer Reading

Wednesday, June 20th at 6:00 pm
Main Library

Do you love books? Do you love summer? Do you love winning prizes? If you answered yes to one of these questions, join us to celebrate the official start of our summer reading program. We will be sharing ice tea and discussing our favorite books to get inspiration for the summer ahead. Come and tell everyone about your personal favorites you’ve read, and be prepared to make a list of soon to be new favorites of your own.

Register online. 


Tween/Teen Art Night

Select Tuesdays at 6:00 pm
Main Library
  • suppliesJune 19th – Tape Resist Painting – Join us for a night of sticky tape and colorful paint! Lay tape onto paper to create unique designs, then paint over it. When the tape is peeled away, your beautiful image will appear! See what kinds of designs you can create! Ages 8-16.  Register online.



Lansingburgh Branch Parking

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The gas lines in Lansingburgh are being replaced. Next week (starting June 18th), the gas company will be going block by block up 114th Street. The street in front of the Lansingburgh Branch will be blocked off. The library will still be open, but you will not be able to park in front of the library.  Parking will be available on the side streets.


Adult Summer Reading Craft Session: Sheet Music Roses


Monday, June 25th at 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Learn how to make beautiful paper roses from sheet music.

Register online. 


Library’s Rock! Summer Reading Challenge

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Beginning Monday, June 25th, Young People ages preschool through Young Adult can sign up and get prizes just for reading.  Stop by the Young People’s Department or register online. All Participants are invited to the End of Summer Reading Party on Tuesday, August 14 at 6 pm for more prizes, refreshments and special entertainment.

For the very youngest readers ask about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Initiative.

Calling all kids…Have you ever seen a great horned owl? Danced with a chicken? Made your own ice cream? You can enjoy each of these experiences and more at your library this summer.

All Summer:

  • Lego League:  Mondays at 5:30 pm, Lansingburgh,  ages 4 and up
  • Teen Gaming:  Tuesdays at 3:00 pm-5:00 pm, Lansingburgh
  • Family Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 am, Lansingburgh, ages 0-5
  • librariesrockimageGreta the Reading Dog: Saturdays at 12:00 pm, Main Library, all ages


  • Family Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 am, Main Library, ages 0-5
  • Family Craft Night: Thursday, June 14th at 6:00 pm, Main Library, ages 4-11
  • River Fest Storytime: Saturday, June 16th at 11:00 am at River St. and Monument Square
  • Tape Resist Painting: Tuesday, June 19th at 6:00 pm, Main Library, ages 8-16
  • Frog Prince Puppet Show: Tuesday, June 26th at 6:30 pm, Main Library, ages 3 and up
  • All About Fish! Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 pm, Lansingburgh Branch, ages 5 and up

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Summer Hours

The summer hours will begin Saturday, June 16th to September 8th.

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Main Library:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Lansingburgh Hours:

  • Monday – Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday – Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:00pm