A Universe of Stories! Earn Reading Rewards!
This year’s Summer Reading Rewards theme is "A Universe of Stories”.
Read 5 books to earn a bronze medal, 20 for silver, and 40 for gold! Weekly prize drawings, too! We have separate reading rewards programs for
pre-readers, elementary schoolers, middle schoolers, and high schoolers.
The adult department even has a program for grown-ups.
Registration for the Summer Reading Rewards program begins on June 17th and continues throughout the summer.
If you prefer, you may keep track of your summer reading progress at eastlymelibrary.readsquared.com
All programs are free and open to the public. Registration begins June 17th. To register call the children’s department at (860)-736-6926 ext. 2. Programs begin on July 1st. No registration is required for the big Wednesday afternoon shows or Miss Rebecca’s movie programs.
Miss Rebecca’s Storytime will be held at Hole in the Wall Beach on Monday, August 5 and Monday, August 12. Free admission. Call for the weekly password.
A Universe of Books: Book Discussion for middle schoolers. 3 -4 pm in the East Lyme Room. Talk about books and ponder the universe with Miss Rebecca. Pre-registration is required.
July 2: Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
July 9: Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Hope Larson
July 16: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
July 23: Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce
July 30: The Little Prince by Antoine de St. Exupery
August 6: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Wednesday Afternoon Shows in the Community Room: silly fun for everyone!: 2:30 to 3:15 pm
July 3: Li Liu: Chinese Acrobat Show
July 10: Scott Jameson: Magic Show
July 17: Austin Dailey: Dance Party
July 24: Les Julian: Music for Kids
July 31: Pete and Chris: Comedy Magic Show
August 7: The Zambonis & Mascot the Hockey Monkey: Hockey Rock Concert for Kids
August 14: Judi Jones: Dancing with Hoops followed by retirement party for Mrs. Bull
Animated Movie Nights for the Whole Family!: 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the East Lyme Public Library Story Room. Wear your pajamas, a costume, or just come as you are. Singing is encouraged. No registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
June 5: Cars
June 12: Finding Dory
June 26: Moana
July 3: Frozen
July 10: The Little Mermaid
July 17: The Princess and the Frog
July 24: Aladdin
July 31: Beauty and the Beast
August 7: Tangled
August 14: Cinderella
Books in Space: Book discussion and book-related activities for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders. Pre-registration required. 3-4pm in the Children’s Program Room. Talk about books and make things!
July 11: Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson
July 18: Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei by Peter Sís
July 25: Zita the Space Girl: Far From Home by Ben Hatke
Experiments for children entering 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. Presented by The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 3-4 in the Children’s Program Room.
August 1: Exploring the Solar System
August 8: Wedo Rovers