Rowan Public Library invites kids to join the library for a fun-filled summer of exciting programs and great reads with “Every Hero Has a Story!”
Registration opens on Monday, May 18 at all library locations for children age 12 months to rising fifth-graders. Reading Hours may be tracked Monday, June 10 through August 8th. Prizes are awarded when children read 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 hours. Children who read 20 hours receive a special certificate and are entered in the 20-Hour Reader Raffle to be held August 10th. Door prizes are raffled at the weekly school-aged programs. To enter, children write and submit a Super Reader Review prior to the start of the program.
Kick-off celebrations, HERO BOOTCAMP, will be held at each location:
Thurs., June 11th, 3:30-5:00 pm @ South Rowan Regional in China Grove
Fri., June 12th, 1:30-3:00 pm @ East Branch in Rockwell
Sat., June 13th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ RPL Headquarters in Salisbury
Weekly programs begin on June 15 and run until July 30. RPL staff will be on hand to entertain the youngest participants and professional performers will help captivate the school-age children. Family programs will again be offered at Cleveland Town Hall and reading hours can be tracked there at the time of the program.
• June 15th-19th: The Sock Rockerz
• June 22nd-26th: Red Herring Puppets
• June 29th-July 3rd: Rags to Riches
• July 6th-10th: Ro & Mo
• July 13th-17th: Zelnik the Magician
• July 20th-24th: Mother Minter
• July 27th-31st: Lee Street Theatre
Special summer reading programs for Camps and Daycares are by reservation only. Call 704-216-8245 for more information.
WONDERS: 12 TO 24 MONTH-OLDS
Each program lasts about 30 minutes and runs for four weeks, June 15 – July 9
Headquarters, Salisbury - Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.
East Branch, Rockwell - Monday, 10:00 a.m.
South Rowan Regional, China Grove - Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
MARVELS: 2 YEAR-OLDS
Each program lasts about 30 minutes; runs for four weeks, June 15 – July 9
Headquarters, Salisbury - Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
East Branch, Rockwell – Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
South Rowan Regional, China Grove - Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
MIGHTY READERS: 3 TO 5 YEAR-OLDS
Each program lasts 30-45 minutes and runs for seven weeks, June 15 – July 30
Headquarters, Salisbury - Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
East Branch, Rockwell – Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
South Rowan Regional, China Grove - Monday, 10:30 a.m.
SUPER READERS: RISING 1ST THROUGH 5TH GRADERS
Programs last about 45 minutes and runs for seven weeks, June 15 – July 30
Headquarters, Salisbury - Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.
East Branch, Rockwell – Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
South Rowan Regional, China Grove - Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.
Cleveland Town Hall - Thursday, 10:30 a.m.