Summer Reading Program
at Merrill Memorial Library
Friday, June 21 – Friday, August 9, 2019
- Friday, June 21, 10:30-12: Kick Off Party!
Galactic Slime Lab, All Ages (children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult)
Sensory Bottle Making for Babies/Young Readers
Be the first to sign up for MML’s Summer Reading Program and get your free book!
- Thursday, June 27, Got Science?: Mars Space Lab Edition! Make a water filter or a balloon-powered vehicle, 3:30-4:30
- Tuesday, July 9, Mad Science, 3:30-4:30. Hands-on science
- Tuesdays, July 16 & 23, Puppet Workshop, 3:30-5. Learn the ancient Chinese technique of shadow puppets with local artist Jennifer DeCristoforo
- Tuesday, July 23, In Search of the Moon’s Shadow, 6PM. A talk with amateur astronomer Rick Kostelnik about the solar and lunar eclipses
- Thursday, July 25, Rocketship Story Time, 10:30-11:30. Come hear stories with Elsa then decorate rocket sugar cookies.
- Tuesday, July 30, Sparks’ Ark, 2-3PM. Come learn about animals rescued in Maine.
- Wednesdays in July, Minecraft Drop-In, 3:30-4:30
- Wednesday, July 31, Harry Potter Birthday Party, 11-3. Come in costume, play trivia, do a craft, eat cake!
- Tuesday, August 6, LEGO free-build Drop-In, 3:30-4:30. Come build rockets or planets or whatever else you’d like with our large collection of LEGOs.
- Friday, August 9, 5:30-9PM, Summer Reading Wrap Party. Our Wrap Up Party will be Star-Wars themed. Come in your best costume, play trivia, watch Star Wars IV: A New Hope, collect your water bottle.