2017 Summer Reading Events at the Plainville Library
Build a Better World!
Mondays at 10:30am, drop in
June 26, July 3,10,17,24,31, August 7,14
new topics each week built around the Summer Reading theme. Stories, music and fingerplays with Miss Laura.
Mother Goose on the Loose
Tuesdays at 10:30am, drop in
July 11,18,25, August 1,8,14
Ages 0-2 and their caregivers for music, rhymes, participation and small stories with Miss Laura
Wednesdays at 6:30pm, drop in
All ages. Wear PJs bring a blanket,pillow and a stuffed friend and snuggle in to listen to some bedtime stories about Building a Better World in our "campground"
10:15am, drop in
Feel free to bring your own snacks and pillows
June 29: Lego Batman (PG)
July 6: Max2: White House Hero (PG)
July 13: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
July 20: Rock Dog (PG)
July 27: Nut Job (PG)
August 3: Big Fat Liar (PG)
August 10: A Mermaid's Tale (G)
August 17: Boss Baby (PG)
Make and Take
Best for ages 3 and up. Drop in
Make a BIG STEAM related craft or activity
BIG STEAM is...
Building, Invention, Gardening, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math
Teddy Bear Picnic
Tuesday, June 27 at Noon, All ages, drop in
Bring your favorite stuffed friend, a blanket and a picnic for a music and dancing with Miss Cindy. For all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library
Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30pm
Family Fun! drop in
See a one man circus emerge from his bag of tricks. Audience participation! Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library
Tiny Bits from the Rhode Island Computer Museum
Wednesday, July 19, 1-3pm. For ages 8 and up, Registration required
Learn about coding, minecraft and more with this hands on workshop.
Marvelous Marvin Show
Monday, August 7 at 6:30pm
for ages 5 and up, drop in
Come explore the creativity of Science and invention through science experiements done right in front of you.
Funded by the Plainville Cultural Council with funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Summer of Kindness
Take home lists of activities will be available at the library (or print one here) to help your family celebrate kindness all summer long. This is done all on your own to help make our community a better place. Activities include making a birdfeeder, making a treat for a neighbor, picking up trash and more. Anytime you do an act of kindness put a rock in the jar at the library and if we fill the jar - The Friends of the Plainville Public Library, Inc. will purchase new instruments for the children's room.
Weekly Brain Builders
June 26 - August 18, drop in
Complete a weekly challenge, like a puzzle or riddle and enter you answer to win a prize. Each week one prize will be awarded.
Lego Guessing Jar
Guess how many LEgos are in the jar without going over and win the jar of Legos!
Thank you to our Summer 2017 Summer Reading Sponsors:
An Unlikely Story
Things to do this summer...
Free Fun Fridays are opportunities to visit places all over Massachusetts for free on particular Fridays. Please click the link above for information.
Click above for a pdf of some great local things to do and place to go have fun with your family.