Robot reading to girl.Fizz! Boom! Read! Robot with a stack of books.

Summer Reading Program 2014

June 24 - August 22

Ages 12 and under, sign up in the Children's Room or online at
http://readsinma.org/chicopee, then....

Read! Read! Read!

And keep track of your hours.

Earn fabulous prizes:

  • 5 hours of reading - T-Shirt
  • 10 hours of reading - Pencil
  • 15 hours of reading - Choose a book from the Prize Box and get a raffle chance!
  • Each additional 5 hours of reading after the first 15 get a raffle chance!

Summer Programs for 2014

Thursday Special Events: 2 PM in the Community Room

  • July 10 - Ed the Wizard: Alchemy Laboratory, magic with everyday items.
  • July 17 - Wingmasters: For ages 6 and up. See and learn about North American birds of prey.
  • July 24 - Toe Jam Puppet Band: Rock out and laugh out loud with music and puppets.
  • July 31 - Caravan Puppets: Celebrating connections between science, literature, and fun.
  • August 7 - Reader's Theater: An original story created and performed by the Chicopee library Teen Readers' Theater Group.
  • August 14 - Jackson Gillman: Bugs! Doodlebugs, spiders, andt and other cawlies are featured in this low-life revue.
  • August 21 - Ice Cream with the Mayor: Join Mayor Richard J. Kos for an ice cream sundae.

Storytime

Stories, songs, and fun for ages 3 and up. Tuesdays at 10:30 AM: July 8 & 22; August 5.

Nighttime Storytime

Ages 3 and up. Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. July 15 & 29; August 12.

Crafts

Ages 3 and up.
  • Thursday, July 3 at 2:30 PM - Independence Day Craft
  • Wednesday, July 9 & August 13 at 2:30 PM - Lab Crafts (Science + Art = Fun!)

Lego Block Parties

Ages 6 and up. Please register in the Children's Room or by calling 594-1800 ext 107.
  • Wednesday, July 2 at 2:30 PM - Registration begins June 10
  • Wednesday, August 20 at 6:00 PM - Registration begins July 15

Music and Movement

Ages 5 and under. Dance, Sing, and Move! No registration is required.
  • Fridays at 10:30 AM - June 27; July 11, 18, & 25; August 1, 8, & 15.
Toddlers playing in a puddle picture.

Friday Flicks

Fridays at 1 PM.
  • July 11 - The Iron Giant
  • July 18 - Frozen
  • July 25 - Monsters University
  • August 1 - Despicable Me 2
  • August 8 - Meet the Robinsons
  • August 15 - The Incredibles