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Summer Reading Program Calendar

Manic Mondays!

Tuesday Special Performers

Thursday Family Film Festival

Special Programs @ the Branches

Summer Reading Club Kick-Off - Care for your Pets!

Join us for a Summer Reading Club kickoff with Orange County Animal Care.  Learn about being a responsible pet owner and bring used, clean towels or blankets to help the shelter if you wish.

Saturday, June 21
2:30 - 3:30 pm
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Manic Mondays! (Grades 1-6)
Teen volunteers present craft and game programs for 1st - 6th graders. Children may win prizes such as toys, posters, or t-shirts!
Monday, June 30
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Look, Up in the Sky!
Create your own flying paper squirrel. Discover how well it can fly as you compete to see whose squirrel flies the farthest.
Monday, July 7
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Act Like an Animal!
Bring out your imagination and display various animal behaviors and sounds in a relay game of skill and agility. Then create a special animal craft to take home.
Monday, July 14
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Everything's Just Ducky
Try your chance at a couple of rounds of bingo. Then create a funny duck mask to take home.
Monday, July 21
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Something's Fishy!
Join us for special fish races and compete using paper fish. Then bring out your inner artist and create your own mosaic using a variety of beans and seeds.
Monday, July 28
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Ice Cream Carnival!
Join us for face painting, carnival games, and fun. Make your own ice cream sundae, too. Last chance to pick up Summer Reading Club Prizes!
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Tuesday Special Guest Performers
Free, fun summer programs for all ages!
Tuesday, June 24
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Abbit the Average (all ages)
Magician Jeff Abbit brings hilarious entertainment with a wide variety of magic tricks.
Tuesday, July 8
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Wonders of Wildlife - Live Animal Show (all ages)
Meet and learn about different kinds of animals.
Tuesday, July 15
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Animal Steps Around the World (all ages)
Bring your dancing paws to join world champion dancer Tehani on a trip around the world!
Tuesday, July 22
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Jazz Musicians (all ages)
Join us for great musical interactive fun.
Tuesday, July 29
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Juggler David Cousin (all ages)
David Cousin is a holder of 5 World Records in juggling and will show you how fun it is to juggle.
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Special Programs @ the Branches
Free, fun summer programs for all ages.
Saturday, July 5
3:00 - 4:00 pm
El Modena Branch Library - Summer Reading Club Program (All ages)
Wonders of Wildlife -
"Paws-itively" engaging animal adventure program is what you will see. Entertaining and fun show with live animals.
Tuesday, July 8
11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Taft Branch Library - Summer Reading Club Program (All ages)
Ina Buckner-Barnette -
Sunshine Story Teller's "In A Paw-fect World." Shake your tail in this interactive, animal-themed story time.

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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 26
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Bolt (PG)
Thursday, July 3
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Curious George (G)
Thursday, July 10
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Monsters University (G)
Thursday, July 17
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Frankenweenie (PG)
Thursday, July 24
2:00 - 4:00 pm
The Lorax (PG)

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