The 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! The Kickoff party happens rain or shine on Saturday, June 17, from 10:30 - 12:00 noon at Rockville Memorial Library. Ghanaian drummer and storyteller Kofi Dennis will kick off the day's events on the outdoor stage, followed by a Family Storytime led by Ms. Maranda of Germantown Library. Throughout the morning, Abracadabra Alex will stroll through the crowd making magic, and there might be a special guest visit by a Washington Nationals baseball team player or their mascot, Screech. Indoors, sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge! and pick up your free book in the first-floor meeting room. Meet 'n Greets with Read to a Dog service dogs will happen in Library Collaboration Spaces, and children of all ages will find crafts to make at the maker tables in the atrium. Plus, there will be a photo booth, scavenger hunt, and our very own MCPL Kindness Mascot. If it rains, all festivities will move indoors.
Register for our Summer Reading Challenge here: https://mcpl.link/summer-reading