LCPL Summer Reading Fun Kicks Off June 15

Children, teens and adults can exercise their minds this summer during Loudoun County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Get in the Game: Read!”

The program kicks off Wednesday, June 15, with events at all eight library branches that highlight reading, STEM, fitness, and other family-oriented activities. Every year the Loudoun Library Foundation sponsors featured performers who appear at branches throughout the summer.

This year’s lineup includes the following:

Wednesday, June 15kickoff magic show with Mike Rose (Gum Spring, Rust and Purcellville branches)
Monday, June 20-Wednesday, June 22: Ready, Set, Read! with the Wizard of Reading

Monday, June 27-Wednesday, June 29Books are a Blast! with Tom Lilly
Monday, July 11-Wednesday, June 13: Animal Athletes with Wildlife Ambassadors

Monday, July 18-Wednesday, July 20: “The Wizard of Oz” performed by Hampstead Stage Company

Monday, July 25-Wednesday, 27: The Human Body with Franklin Institute Traveling Science Shows

Monday, Aug. 1-Wednesday, Aug. 3: Reptiles Alive!
Monday, Aug. 8-Wednesday, Aug.10: Power and Energy with ScienceTellers

Participants can pick up summer reading challenge cards at library branches and win weekly prizes, and will be entered into a grand prize drawing. Throughout the summer library events for all ages will feature music, activities, book clubs, games and crafts.

The program runs through Aug. 28.

For a full schedule, and ideas for summer reading, visit

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