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Summer Reading Program Calendar
Reading Is So Delicious!
 

Manic Mondays!

Tuesday Special Performers

Thursday Family Film Festival

Special Programs @ the Branches


Manic Mondays!
Teen volunteers present craft and game programs for 1st - 6th graders. Children may win prizes such as toys, posters, or t-shirts!
Monday, June 24
2:00 - 3:00 pm
An Apple a Day
Make your own applicious carrying bag, then compete in relay games that test your skills.
Monday, July 1
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Marshmallow Merriment!
Build your own structures using marshmallows and spaghetti!  Then, compete in a marshmallow toss.
Monday, July 8
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Pasta Play
Create your own pasta jewelry and compete in a meatball toss to test your balance and speed.
Monday, July 15
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Beans, Beans, Good for Your Heart!
Bring out your inner artist as you create your own mosaic using a variety of beans and seeds.
Monday, July 22
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Ice Cream Party
Join us for carnival games, face painting, and fun.  Make your own ice cream sundae, too!
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Tuesday Special Guest Performers
Free, fun summer programs for all ages!
Tuesday, June 25
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Mr. Grant, Substitute Rock Star
This high energy rock 'n' roll session includes music, puppets, and audience participation.
Tuesday, July 2
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Wildlife Learning Center - Live Animal Show
In this fun presentation, meet different species of wildlife presented by biologists.
Tuesday, July 9
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Abbit the Average
Magician Jeff Abbit brings hilarious entertainment with magic tricks and non-stop laughter..
Tuesday, July 16
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Franklin Haynes Marrionettes
Come see this exciting show featuring a cast of string puppets.  Children will receive their own puppet to make at home!
Tuesday, July 23
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Fairy Cakes
Rebecca will take you on a journey into the realm of the fairies with these interactive stories.
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Special Programs @ the Branches
Free, fun summer programs for all ages!
Saturday, June 22
3:00 - 3:45 pm
Bubblemania
El Modena Branch Library
Experience the science and fun of bubbles with the Bubblologist in this fun, interactive program.
 
Tuesday, July 9
10:30 - 11:15 am
Singing & Stories with Mike
Taft Branch Library

Join Mike Salas for musical stories and fun movement songs with lots of audience participation.
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Thursday Family Film Festival
Bring a blanket and enjoy popular children's films in our air-conditioned community room! Popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation.
Thursday, June 20
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (G)
Thursday, June 27
2:00 - 4:00 pm
James and the Giant Peach (PG)
Thursday, July 11
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (PG)
Thursday, July 18
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Ratatouille (G)
Thursday, July 25
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG)

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Name the Hippo Contest!

Kids, we need your help! The wild animals hanging on the walls in the Children's Library don't have names. Visit our voting booth this summer to suggest the perfect name for our toothy friend, Hippo. If your entry is Hippo's favorite, you win a prize!

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