Summer Reading Program 2018

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About our Summer Reading Program

Rock your way through June and July at the Lake Travis Community Library during our eight week summer reading program! We will show you how “Libraries Rock”! Join programs and check out books that entertain, delight, and help you find your groove! While reading is its own reward, we also have prizes – the more you read, the more you win!

Summer Reading Program Brochure

Summer Reading Program Brochure – Spanish

How to get started

  1. Pick up a Reading Log.
  2. Enter titles or the number of minutes read.
  3. Turn in your completed Reading Log to receive an awesome prize from the treasure chest! You can also participate on the bookmobile.

 

F_Book_Drum_colored copySummer Reading Kickoff Party

Saturday, June 2nd
10:30am – 12pm

Join us to celebrate the start of summer! Tiny Tails to You! will bring their baby animal petting zoo, children’s musician Joe McDermott is set to play some great tunes, and we will enjoy delicious refreshments. Make summer crafts, get fun washable face tattoos, and pose at the photo wall. See you there!

 


Programs & Events

There’s always something happening at the library this summer! Check out our rocking event schedule.

Summer Mondays

Library Camp

Come enjoy tons of fun at Library Camp! Practice reading skills and enjoy crafting, science, writing projects, reader’s theater, and more! Library Camp activities vary each week. Camps are limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Library Camp pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of your camp session.

1pm – 2pm
Age Group: Children entering Kindergarten

2pm – 3pm
Age Group: Children entering Grades 1 & 2

3pm – 4pm
Age Group: Children entering Grades 3 & Up


Summer Tuesdays

Math4Kids

Math4Kids is a free teen volunteer led math tutoring program for children looking for help with math skills.

10:30am – 12pm
Age Group: Children entering Kindergarten through Grade 8

Science Camp

Explore exciting science topics like the five senses, gases, and light with different science experiments. Science camp is limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Science Camp pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of camp.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Age Group: 8 – 12 year olds

Come & Go Crafts
Drop in anytime during our creativity hours and make a summer reading themed craft! Each rockin’ week we will make different musical  instruments like maracas, harmonicas, pan pipes, castanets, and mini banjos!

1pm – 3pm
Age Group: All ages welcome!


Summer Wednesdays

Tween Time

Join us for fun crafts and activities on Wednesdays this summer including making t-shirt appliques and tie-dye scarves, drip painting, Bollywood dancing, and yoga. Tween Time is limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Tween Time pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of Tween Time.

2pm – 3pm
Age Group: 8 – 12 year olds

Family Flicks

Movies and popcorn! Each week we will watch a different family-friendly flick and enjoy some special treats!

3pm
Age Group: All ages welcome!


Summer Thursdays

Awesome Thursday entertainers include Dinosaur George, The Austin Reptile Show, Critterman, magician Cody Fisher, and Sally Sparkles Balloon Sculptures.


Summer Fridays

Summer Fridays we’ll have fun shows at the library. Special performers will include Pint Size Polka, Hey Lolly, Mr. Will, and students from The Musicians Woodshed.


Summer Saturdays

Lego Robotics

This family Lego robotics program is perfect for beginners. Participants will follow detailed step-by-step on-screen instructions to build robots and write programs to get them working! Lego Robotics is limited to 8 parent/child pairs. Pick up your pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of Lego Robotics.

2pm – 3pm
Age Group: 5 & Up


Check out our calendar for a complete list of our events this summer!

  • Upcoming Events

    • Navigating Medicare

      April 23, 2018
      10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

      Join insurance agent Gentry Ferguson as he discusses all parts of Medicare. Come prepared with questions!

    • Sign Language Story Time

      April 26, 2018
      10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

      Learn some basic signs while enjoying classic songs and stories. All ages welcome!

    • Tai Chi

      May 4, 2018
      10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

      This free class is presented by Michael Sandham, owner of Shaolin Martial Arts.

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