2019 Summer Reading Program

June 5th - July 31st


Summer Reading Club Guidelines - Toddler through Adult

Our Special Prizes this year will be Telescopes!
One advanced level telescope for the each of the top Adult & Teen Readers and one Beginner's Telescope for each of the two Kid's group top readers!

Registration for all 3 Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Wednesday, May 29th.

Awards Ceremony Parties will be by invitation only.

Please be sure to thank our wonderful Sponsors for their much needed support, including the Alvarado City Council.  Welcome to our new sponsor - Starbucks!

May 29th at 10:00 am
Sign-ups start today for all three Summer Reading Clubs!
Get started with your reading challenge and Become a Reading Champion!


 Wednesday, June 5th - 10:30am


apl reader.jpgAward winning entertainer Brett Roberts will present Space Magic! Space magic is a fun and fast-paced magic show with lots of audience participation. Learn about sci-fi books with Orac the alien. Everyone in the audience will be part of a space race. Children will learn the difference between science fiction and real science. There will be tons of alien puppets from all over the galaxy. And, for the grand finale, kids will take part in a hilarious flag routine where they will learn about the American flag that astronauts put on the moon.

Out of this World Cupcakes and Spaced Out Punch will be served 
after our door prize drawing.


Wednesday, June 12th - 10:30am


Miss Aimee's Adventures in Space  balloon show will take your young readers on an 'out of this world' adventure as we use our imaginations to embark on a journey into space. This fun-filled show includes storytelling, comedy, lots of audience participation and a whole galaxy full of fun balloon creations!  Audience volunteers will become the stars of the show as they are invited up on stage to use balloon costumes and props while we explore the mysteries of the universe together. 

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?

Today's show will be followed by a brief  program presented by the Texas State Department of Health about mosquito prevention. 


Wednesday, June 19th - 10:30am


Astronomer Annie!
Explore the Cosmos! Play with planets!

Margaret Clauder performs today as Astronomer Annie! Margaret knows kids. She has performed for thousands of children in hundreds of schools and libraries all over Texas, delighting audiences with her interactive storytelling, her puppets, ventriloquism, her magic, and humor.

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?


Wednesday, June 26th - 10:30am to 11:30am
Out of this World Playoffs! Earn extra Reading Minutes.
Race for Space, Name That Space Tune, Space Word Scramble, Are You Smarter Than an Astronaut?

Win special prizes too!



Wednesday, July 3rd at 10:30 am


Bee Lazy Ranch with Gaylord Speerr!

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?



 Wednesday, July 10th  10:30am


Enjoy a Universe of Stories
with Ms. Maria!

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?


Wednesday, July 17th  


Out of this World Animals
with Cindy Cavelini

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?


Friday, July 19th
Look to the Stars!


Look to the Stars! Special night-time event with the Fort Worth Stargazers. 9:00 to 10:30pm See the stars and learn about astronomy!



Wednesday, July 24th

Bring a sack lunch!

We're serving free popcorn!

Special Movie Double Feature

10:30am & 2pm Moon Man Rated "G"
Moon Man

12:00 noon & 3:30pm Solo a Star Wars Story Rated PG-13
Solo a Star Wars Story



Important Date!

Please note: Wednesday, July 31st at 6:30pm is the deadline to turn in your time tracker forms for Summer Reading Club Prizes.



Summer Reading Program
Awards Ceremony Parties

  We will have an Awards Ceremony Party for our winners and some of their family members, which will be by invitation only.
Please make sure we have a current phone number on file for you or your family.

 We will award reading club certificates and coupons for free surprises from area merchants to those who have completed the minimum reading requirements for their age group. We will give special prizes, such as Half Price Books & Music gift cards, to our Top Readers!


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