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2014 Summer Reading Program


Kids Programs and Events at RCPL

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Check out our first ever Book Walk on Saturday, July 26 from 9-12 at Founders Park!  Summer Reading Concert

Kids Storytimes at RCPL

Notice: Story times and dates will change back to the school-year schedule at the end of August. Check back for updated dates/times.
Tiny Tales
Mondays at 9:30 a.m.
RCPL East at WDT
all ages
Book Buddies
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
RCPL Downtown (upstairs)
preschool ages
Summer Story Time
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
RCPL North
all ages
Baby Bookworms
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
RCPL Downtown (upstairs)
ages birth-3 yrs


NEW! Book Walks - Enjoy a story-lined bike path as you walk near Founder's Park.

This image used with permission of the publisher and author.

"Hedgie Blasts Off" by Jan Brett
Saturday, July 26

9 a.m. to noon at the Founder's Park Bike Path

This image used with permission of both the publisher and author.

"Boy + Bot" by Ame Dyckman
Saturday, August 9

9 a.m. to noon at the Founder's Park Bike Path


Join us for Yoga Story Times!

Yoga Story Time
Friday, August 15
10:00 a.m. at RCPL Downtown

Join us fo active story time for children in kindergarten through early elementary grades. We will explore yoga stretches and movement as we listen to a story.

Image courtesy of
©Lesley DeSantis

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Resources for Parents

Accelerated Reader Book Finder - Lists of Accelerated Reader books
Starfall - Educational interactive activities and curriculum for PreK-1st grade. (used by local schools)
Website Suggestions from RCPL - Websites selected by library staff
PBS Parents - Early Math, Reading & Language, Child Development, Fun & Games, Child Development Tracker
Crayola Parents -  Printable Activities & Games
Babies Online - Pregnancy Information, Milestones and Advice
Parents - Parenting Information and Advice - Find health, education, safety, child care, and other resources for parents and grandparents.