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 15: kickoff 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 29: Books 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 library.loudoun.gov.