Summer Reading 2019
June 24 – August 2
Don’t forget to register with Beanstack (our new Summer Reading App!) in order to log your reading, earn raffle tickets, and enter to win prizes. Just download the Beanstack app to your smart device via the app store of your choice or register and log in by computer HERE.
ADULTS & TEENS:
Adult Summer Reading
Log every book you read or movie you watch into your Beanstack profile during the dates of Summer Reading to earn raffle tickets you can use to enter a chance to win gift certificates to local establishments or the grand prize of one year of free trash and recyclables pick-up courtesy of J.P. Noonan.
This I Believe Essay Contest 2019
For the summer of 2019 teen essay contest, we invite teens ages 12 – 19 to write a concise statement describing a belief or value that they hold dear and how them came to own this value.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners. For more information and examples of essays go HERE.
Then & Now Family Photo Recreation Contest
Recreate a family photo and submit the side by side photos for a chance to win a cash prize! So, dig into those old family albums. The sillier the better!
Find Dewey the Extraterrestrial!
Each week, look for Dewey the Extraterrestrial who has come a long way to visit the WBPL. When you find him, tell a librarian where you saw him and you’ll get that week’s secret password which unlocks a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of our OUT OF THIS WORLD Summer Reading Prizes!
Summer Reading Kick-off! with Storyteller Rona Leventhal
Monday, June 24, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Join us as for Stories That Take You Places with storyteller Rona Leventhal. For ages 5+
Funded by the West Bridgewater Cultural Council
Meet Toto the Tornado Cat!
Tuesday, June 25, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Toto the cat and his dad Jonathan Hall will be visiting the library!
Great for children ages 2.9-8 years old.
Star Wars Symposium
Wednesday, July 10, 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Come celebrate the out of this world stories of Star Wars! Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character for the costume contest and test your knowledge in our Star Wars Trivia game. There will be a show and tell, prizes, and videos! Ages 5+
Escape From The Rogue Planet
Friday, July 12
Session 1: 1:00PM – 2:00PM Session 2: 3:00PM – 4:00PM
Work together to escape the rogue planet in this cooperative puzzle based escape room. Ages 10+ Maximum 12 people per session.
Moon Viewing with the South Shore Astronomical Society
Saturday, July 13, 9:00PM – 11:00PM
Come view and learn about our beautiful moon with the help of the knowledgeable members of the South Shore Astronomical Society while we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing!
3-2-1 Blast Off! Presented by the Easton Childrens Museum
Monday, July 15, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Take an out of this world adventure discovering the mysteries of space and the importance of space exploration. For children age 5-10. Program funded by the West Bridgewater Cultural Council
DINOMAN Space Show
Tuesday, July 16, 1:30PM – 2:30PM
“Through the solar system and beyond!”… is exactly where Dinoman takes his audience in this fast paced exploration of the heavens. Dinoman Space uses dinosaurs, meteors, comets, liquid air, and a goldfish to give students a truly unique view of the heavens.
Ms. Carol’s Rocket Story Walk
Wednesday, July 24, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Blast off with Ms. Carol on a special outdoor story walk!
For ages 2.9 – 5 years.
Build an Alien Workshop
Saturday, July 27, 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Build your very own out of this world personal E.T. to take home with you!
For ages 3+ Registration required. Max of 24
Journey to the Moon & Beyond
Wednesday, July 31, 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Enjoy hands on activities in this astronomy program with Ms. Pat!
For ages 8+
Summer Reading Wrap-Up Celebration & Bike Raffle
Friday, August 2
Help us celebrate another successful summer of reading and stick around for your chance to win a sweet new bike thanks to the continued generosity of Estabrook & Chamberlain Insurance of Bridgewater!