The 2019 summer reading program runs from June 24th - August 16th.  Any child between the ages of 2-12 who lives in the MSAD 54 area or who has an active library card can sign up.  Reading will be tracked and logged for 8 weeks with each week's reading goal earning your child a prize!  To sign up please stop in and see Miss Angie. In addition to reading and earning prizes, the library offers both weekly Storytimes on Wednesday at 10:15 and a weekly FREE family program every Tuesday for the 8 weeks.  Click on the individual programs for more information.

ASTRO SNACKS AND STORIES
Tuesday, 6/25, 3:00pm @ Skowhegan Public Library
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Participants will experience a storytime like no other! We will tune in to an online storytime from space, where a current astronaut will read a picture book to the kids. After the story, kids will get to make and try astronaut snacks.
GALAXY SLIME & PLAYDOUGH
Tuesday, 7/02, 1:00pm & 2:30pm @ Skowhegan Public Library
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Kids will get to try their hand at making playdough and slime with a space theme. Participants will get to measure, mix, pour, and stir their goopy creations and take home their finished products.
*Pre-registration is REQUIRED for this event. Please call, stop in, or facebook message us to sign up for this event as there are limited spots.
ANNEGRET BAIER DRUMMING
Tuesday, 7/09, 3:00pm @ Skowhegan History House
Back by popular demand is drummer extraordinaire, Annegret Baier. Annegret will sing songs, play her drums, and expose participants to a multitude of percussion instruments. This is a program that is being co-sponsored by the History House and will be held on the History House lawn.
L.C. BATES "EARTH & SKY"
Tuesday, 7/16, 10:00am @ the L.C. Bates Museum
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We are inviting families to join us at the L.C. Bates Museum (free of charge) for an awesome Earth & Sky program. Use the museum's safe solar telescope to take a close-up look at our nearest star, the Sun. Learn about solar activity and it's effects on Earth.
EARTH JAMES CONCERT
Tuesday, 7/23, 12:00pm @ Coburn Park
Jump on the Song Toboggan and sing-a-long with Matt Loosigian of Earth Jams. Matt is a Brunswick, ME based folk singer, guitarist, and songwriter specializing in playful, funny songs about ecology and being green. Join him as he works his musical magic in this interactive and fun music show.
NORTHERN STARS PLANETARIUM
Tues, 7/30, 10am & 11am @ Margaret Chase Smith Library
Northern Stars Planetarium will be visiting with their inflatable dome planetarium. Two shows will be presented to teach the participants about the night sky, constellations, planets, and other space topics.
*Pre-registration is REQUIRED for this event. Please call, stop in, or facebook message us to sign up for this event as there are limited spots.
MAINE AUTHOR VISIT, RUSS COX
Tuesday, 8/6, 10:30am @ Skowhegan Public Library
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Maine author and illustrator, Russ Cox, will visit the Skowhegan Library to share his book Faraway Friends. After a read-aloud Mr. Cox will lead the kids through a project where they make their own paper bag space helmet (like the main character in the book). Books will be on sale at the event for Mr. Cox to sign.
NORTHERN STARS PLANETARIUM
Tuesday, 7/30 
MAD SCIENCE PRESENTS: 321 BLAST OFF!
Tuesday, 8/13, 10:30am @ Skowhegan Public Library
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Explore space as we embark on an out-of-this-world galactic expedition! From Earth's atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this stellar space show will send your young readers to the moon! Launch into the excitement of Earth, Mars, the moon and beyond as we scale the solar system in a life size interactive demonstration. And, if that is not enough, prepare for liftoff with a miniature rocket launch!
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