Children’s Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2018

Libraries Rock!™ @ Nevins Memorial Library

Libraries Rock!™ is the theme for the 2018 summer reading program!

Online reading logs are created using www.readsinma.org.

Cool things about summer reading at the Nevins Library:

  • Prize bags every week for contest winners!
  • Earn cool swag beads by reading!
  • End of summer prize baskets – qualify by making an online reading log!
  • Sign up at readsinma.org starting June 16 and get the Topsfield Fair Incentive by reading just 20 minutes per day for 10 days this summer (200 minutes)!

 

Performers and Big Events

Following are our awesome performers and big events!

Be sure to check out our full calendar of events at http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/n/nevins/ek.cfm.

 

 

Mike Bent: Rock, Roll & Read! Magic Show™ (K-3rd grade)

Saturday, June 16 @ 10 AM

Registration begins May 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Lawrence Lodge of Elks #65 with funds

obtained from the Elks Nation Foundation Community Investment Program

 

 

Wildlife Encounters Live Animal Show (K-6th grade)

Wednesday, June 27 @ 6:30 PM

Registration begins May 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Lawrence Lodge of Elks #65 with funds

obtained from the Elks Nation Foundation Community Investment Program

 

 

Dance Caliente (1st-4th grade)

Tuesday, June 10 @ 6:30 PM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Lawrence Lodge of Elks #65 with funds

obtained from the Elks Nation Foundation Community Investment Program

 

 

Science Tellers: Wild West (1st-5th grade)

Tuesday, July 17 @ 10 AM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Lawrence Lodge of Elks #65 with funds

obtained from the Elks Nation Foundation Community Investment Program

 

 

Bocce Tournament in the Park (3rd-6th grade)

Friday, July 20 @ 9:15 AM-1 PM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Pagnoni family and Sons of Italy Lodge #902

 

 

Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell Concert (4-8 year olds)

Tuesday, July 24 @ 10 AM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored in part by a grant from the Methuen Cultural Council, a local agency which

is sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency

 

 

Tanglewood Marionettes: Hansel and Gretel (1st-6th grade)

Thursday, July 26 @ 10 AM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored in part by a grant from the Methuen Cultural Council, a local agency which

is sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency

 

 

Jungle Jim: 80s Rock the Library (4-9 year olds)

Tuesday, July 31 @ 6:30 PM

Registration begins June 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library

 

 

Kick-Off to Kindergarten (children entering K)

Wednesday, August 8 @ 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Registration begins May 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by Nevins Memorial Library, Methuen Public Schools, GLCAC, and Launch Trampoline Park Methuen

 

 

Museum of Science presents Rockets: There and Back Again (1st-6th grade)

Thursday, August 9 @ 10 AM & 11 AM (pick one time slot)

Registration begins July 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by Boston Athletic Association, Hermann Foundation, The Lowell Institute,

Sidney A. Swensrud Foundation, and William Randolph Hearst Foundation

 

 

GRADE SCHOOL END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION

Keith Michael Johnson: Bubbleology (1st-6th grade)

Thursday, August 16 @ 11 AM

Registration begins July 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library

 

 

PRE-K END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION

Matt Heaton: Toddlerbilly Concert (2-5 year olds)

Friday, August 17 @ 10 AM

Registration begins July 15 @ 12 noon

Sponsored by the Lawrence Lodge of Elks #65 with funds

obtained from the Elks Nation Foundation Community Investment Program

 

Home Alone, Staying Safe Course (4th-6th grade)

Tuesday, August 21 @ 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Registration begins July 15 @ 12 noon

Cost of this course is $35

Check must be turned in at Children’s Desk by August 10