Summer Reading Program for All Ages

June 1 – August 20

Adults, teens, and children get ready for another fun Summer Reading Program!

This year we celebrate with the theme “All Together Now”

 Join us for stories, reading clubs, special programs, music, and much more, online, indoors, or outside in our beautiful backyard.

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Kids
Summer Reading

Read Every Day

We challenge everyone to read or be read to every day from June 1 – August 16.
Readers can create their own goals with their parent’s help, we require a minimum of 20 minutes each day.

Earn Free Books & Small Prizes

Log your daily reading with a sticker on each day. For every 15 days of reading, you will earn a badge and a small prize from one of our sponsors.

Post your time weekly on our Reading Tracker in the Galleria.

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Teen & Adult
Summer Reading

Complete your bingo card and by every vertical line complete earn free books & small prizes.

Visit the Evenings of Engagement page for the full adult lineup.

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Kids Program Lineup

Tuesdays | 2 – 3 p.m.

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Visit Vail Fire Station #2
Tuesday, June 6 

“All Together” let’s take a walk to Vail’s Fire Station 2.

Kiddos will be checking out the apparatus bays and engines in them. They will also be able to see the duty quarters where the firefighters live during their 48-hour shifts.

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Tie Dye Party!
Tuesday, June 13

Come to Tie-dye a T-shirt or bring your own clean white piece of clothing (socks, bandana, etc)

RSVP at ESein@vailgov.com

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Groovy Yoga & Meditation Maze
Tuesday, June 20

Children will improve their strength, balance attention, and coordination through fun yoga games, challenging yoga sequences as well as partner and group poses.

They will also play with moving their minds through two meditation mazes.

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 “Coloring Book Pottery” with
Dewey Dabbles Art
Tuesday, June 27

Kids aren’t just slapping paint on pottery, they will learn FUN techniques like Silkscreening!

They can customize with different silk screen design options and styles.

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Bravo! Vail Little Listeners @ the Library 1
Thursday, June 29 | 2:30 p.m.

Bravo! Vail seeks to cultivate and inspire the musician inside every child. Little Listeners @ the Library, presented by Alpine Bank, introduces music and instruments in an approachable, accessible way. Kids can learn and interact with the Festival musicians, participating in games to capture a few musical insights along the way.

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Walking Mountain Science Center
Tuesday, July 11

Children will explore how the sun, soil, and water connect all life on Earth. Learn ways to give back to help the planet by learning about healthy soil and compost, and participants will make solar bracelets that change color in the sun’s rays.

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Bravo! Vail Little Listeners @ the Library 2
Thursday, July 13 | 2:30 p.m.

Bravo! Vail seeks to cultivate and inspire the musician inside every child. Little Listeners @ the Library, presented by Alpine Bank, introduces music and instruments in an approachable, accessible way. Kids can learn and interact with the Festival musicians, participating in games to capture a few musical insights along the way.

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National Repertory Orchestra
Tuesday, July 18

This season, the NRO Alumni String Quartet will visit libraries and preschools throughout Summit County to help reinforce reading fundamentals with music as their guide. This year’s program will align with the National Library Summer Reading Program theme of “All Together Now” as we embark on a musical journey with Leo Lionni’s Swimmy, a story about a young fish on an exciting journey of discovery.

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Foam Party with Suddenly Foam
Tuesday, July 25

We’re having a Foam Party!

Get ready to play & dance in a giant pile of cool, clean foam!

THIS IS A WATER ACTIVITY, SO PLEASE BRING A TOWEL, SWIMSUIT OR CHANGE OF CLOTHES, & GOGGLES (OPTIONAL)

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Mr. Kneel Hip Hop
Tuesday, Aug. 1

Mr. Kneel’s Hip Hop and Literacy Mr. Kneel use beatboxes, rhymes, and interactive games to share his love of reading.