2018 Summer Reading Program

The 2018 Summer Reading Program is coming soon!!  We will have our complete program list up by the end of APril.  In the mean time, here is a list of our reading program dates and special performances.

Children:

  • Babies up to kids going into 6th grade can sign up starting May 29 and turn in reading logs June 4 – September 1.

Young Adults:

  • Young adults going into 7th through 12th grade can sign up starting May 29 and turn in reading logs June 4 – September 1.  Drawing for prizes will happen the first week of September.

Adults:

  • Adults 18+ can sign up starting May 29 and turn in reading logs June 4 – September 1.  Drawing for prizes will happen the first week of September.

Full Summer Program & Events Calendar

GCL Press Release – 2018 Summer Reading Program

Thursday Youth Performers (10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.)

  • Thurs, June 14     Mark Hayward – Awesome yo-yo tricks
  • Thurs, June 21     Sean Emery – Funny guy who juggles stuff
  • Thurs, June 28    Movie Showing & Character Meet and Greet with Yellow Helper & Daughter
  • Thurs, July 5        Soda Pups – Cute dogs doing tricks
  • Thurs, July 12     Gypsy Geoff – Juggling and comedy
  • Thurs, July 19     Schlitz Audubon Nature Center – Raptor show
  • Thurs, July 26     Fox and Branch – Fun Music
  • Thurs, Aug 2         Movie Showing &  Character Meet and Greet with Wayfinding            Princess & Mermaid Princess

Youth Special Programs

  • Mon, June 4         Summer Reading Kick-Off Party @ 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Sat, June 23        Storytime & Book Signing with Dionne Kelm @ 10:30 a.m.
  • Fri, June 29         Field Trip to Storybook Gardens @ 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Registration required through Park & Rec)
  • Fri, July 13           Storytime with Friendly Tiger & Miss E @ 10:30 a.m.
  • Sat, July 21         Family Fun @ Horicon Marsh Education Center @ 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Aug 3              Snow White Interactive Children’s Theatre @ 10:30 a.m.
  • Thurs, Aug 9       Summer Reading End of the Year Party @ 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Wed, Aug 22       Storytime & Book Signing with Ann Biese @ 10:30 a.m.

Adult & All Ages Special Programs

  • Wed, June 6     Summer Reading Kick-Off Open House @ 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.
  • Wed, June 6     Germantown Community Band Dixielanders Concert @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed, June 27  Music of the Vietnam Era with Dave Ehlert @ 3:00 p.m.
  • Tues, July 31    How to Raise Your Own Monarch Butterflies @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Aug 8       Aromatherapy and Essential Oils @ 2:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 14    Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease @ 3:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 21    Birding 101 @ Schoen Laufen Park @ 10:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 21    Introduction to Coding @ 11:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 21    Introduction to Coding at 6:00 p.m.

Thank you to our 2018 Summer Reading Program Sponsors!!!

  • Adventure Rock
  • The Big Backyard
  • Chili’s Bar & Grill
  • Country Springs Hotel & Water Park
  • Cousins Subs
  • Culver’s
  • Express News
  • Friends of the Germantown Community Library
  • Germantown MOMS Club – West
  • Germantown Park & Rec
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Kids in Motion
  • Kwik Trip
  • Marko’s Pizza
  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Milwaukee County Zoo
  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Milwaukee Wave
  • Monarch Library System
  • Old World Wisconsin
  • Pettit National Ice Center
  • Pizza Hut
  • Robert’s Frozen Custard
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • Sunburst
  • Wendy’s
  • White House of Music
  • Wisconsin Badgers

Does your business want to sponsor a program or contribute gift certificates or coupons?  Please email Jackie Kolo @ jkolo@germantownlibrarywi.org.