bikes, pizza, stories, crafts, science activities, Family Nature Trail Fun

2019 Summer Reading at Vose Library begins June 26

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UNION  — The Vose Library will kick off its 2019 Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, June 26.

The program is offered for all ages. Participants and their families are invited to stop in from, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., to set personal reading goals and register for the program, browse the motivational prizes (including 24" and 26" bikes---and helmets---donated from the Union Masons), enjoy a slice of pizza donated by local pizza vendors, and meet the staff.

Participants may also sign up for an array of age-focused programming which has been planned starting in July.

K-3rd graders will enjoy a weekly space-themed story and craft time with visiting Children's Librarian, Kristin Gould; Wednesdays, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., starting July 10 – limit 10 participants.

4th-7th graders will savor weekly hands-on science activities with UMaine 4-H Leader, Kathryn Jenson, who will use the Engineer Design Process to investigate the Science of Ocean Water and confront real-world challenges; Tuesdays, from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm starting July 9---limit 10 participants. 

All ages are welcome to attend Family Nature Trail Fun on the third Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

All programming is free of charge and will take place at the Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, and registration is requested by visiting or calling the Library at 207-785-4733. 

Participants may sign up for individual activity dates or for the entire 6 weeks. 

The Summer Reading Program Finale is scheduled for Friday, August 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., with drawings for bikes and other prizes, certificates and goodbye to friends.

FMI about the Summer Reading Program and other events, visit the Vose Library website at
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13
Experience a Summer of Science with UMaine 4-H Leader, Kathryn Jenson.  Use the Engineer Design Process to investigate the Science of Ocean Water and confront real-world challenges. 

Register for individual classes at the front desk of  call the Library at (207) 785-4733.  Limit 10 students.

July 9--Seaweed Filter

July 16--Layers of the Ocean

July 23--Salt Water Density

July 30--Catapults

August 6--Stretch Your Potential

August 13--Will it Light?




11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 14

Enjoy a themed-story and a "space-craft" with visiting Children's Librarian, Kristin Gould.  Register for individual dates at the front desk or call the Library at 207-785-4733.  Limit 10 students.

July 10--Astronaut Adventures

July 17--Marvelous Moon

July 24--Sonic Superheroes

July 31--Stellar Stargazing

August 7--Planet Pluto

August 14--Universal Superstars

Event Date: 

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tue, 07/23/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 07/24/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tue, 07/30/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 07/31/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 08/07/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm


392 Common Road
Union  Maine
United States