The 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! Kickoff party will be held rain or shine on Saturday, June 17, from 10:30 - 12:00 noon at Rockville Memorial Library. If it rains, festivities will move indoors.
The 2023 Summer Reading Challenge! 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.
AGE GROUP: | Tweens | Teens | Preschool and Kindergarten | Elementary School Age | Babies and Toddlers |
EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Reading Programs |
TAGS: | Summer Reading Challenge |