Rockport library kicks off summer reading program with activities June 24

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ROCKPORT — Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Rockport Public Library will be held Friday, June 24, from 4 - 5:30 p.m., at Rockport Public Library and Memorial Park.
 
Join RPL for an Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Kickoff Party. Stall will have an outdoor treasure hunt, craft stations, a live pirate battle with Pirates of the Dark Rose, and information about its summer reading program. Drop in and learn more about summer reading challenges, programs, and prizes. This is an all-ages program. The treasure hunt is intended for youth ages 18 and under.
 
Read more about RPL’s Oceans of Possibilities summer program below:
 
Dive into a new book, drop in at one of our programs, and explore the ocean right next door with our Summer Reading Program for children and teens! Complete any of the following challenges to get a free book and a chance to win a bigger prize.
  • 30 Day Reading Challenge
    • This challenge is designed to encourage a daily reading habit. For participants too young to read independently, being read to will count towards this challenge. Read for 30 days during our Summer Reading Program and color in a bubble for each day in your Summer Reading tracker to receive a free book and a chance to win additional prizes at our End of Summer Reading Party!
  • Build-Your-Own Summer Challenge
    • Use our Summer Reading tracker to create your own challenge and earn an extra chance to win prizes! Start a new hobby, participate in our programs, finish a book series...there's an Ocean of Possibilities! When you've completed your challenge, fill out your contact info and drop off your tracker at the library.
  • Books for Bikes (4th-12th grade only)
    • In partnership with our local Masons, we're able to offer Books for Bikes again this year! For each book you read, you can enter for a chance to win a new bike donated by the Rockport Masons.

Event Date: 

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Location: 

Rockport Public Library

Address: 

1 Limerock Street
Rockport, ME 04856
United States