Summer Reading

June 3 – August 3, 2019

We will share A Universe of Stories as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing

Summer Reading registration and logging starts June 3, 2019!

This space-themed Summer Reading adventure begins June 3 at all eight Mesa County Libraries locations.

  • All ages
  • Set your own reading goals
  • Earn books and prizes
  • Earn chances to win grand prizes
    • Kids’ telescopes
    • Space science kits
    • LitKits
    • Gift certificates
    • More!

As always, there’s no charge to participate in Summer Reading!

 

Why is Summer Reading so important for kids?

  • Students who don’t read during the summer can lose up to two months of reading skills
  • Reading two to three hours a week during the summer combats summer learning loss
  • Reading is FUN. Fun is good for kids.

 

SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT SERIES

Admission is free to all performances!

Cody Landstrom, magician

  • 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St., Grand Junction
  • 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Central Library
  • 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Clifton Branch, 590 32 Road
  • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Central Library
  • 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, at the Collbran Branch, 111 Main St.

Sarahndipity, local author leading an interactive story time and dance party

  • 10 a.m. Friday, June 7, at the Orchard Mesa Branch, 230 Lynwood St.
  • 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the Central Library
  • 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Central Library
  • 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, at the Fruita Branch, 324 N. Coulson St.
  • 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Clifton Branch

Embodying Rhythm, percussion musical performance

  • 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St.
  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Fruita Branch
  • 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Clifton Branch
  • 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Gateway Branch, 42700 Highway 141
  • 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, at the De Beque Branch, 730 Minter Ave.

Rocky Mountain Puppets with Meghan Casey, a ventriloquist puppet show

  • 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Clifton Branch
  • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Market on Main in downtown Grand Junction
  • 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, at the Orchard Mesa Branch
  • 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Central Library
  • 10 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Central Library

 

Mesa County Libraries thank our generous Summer Reading sponsors for their support: the Mesa County Libraries Foundation; Friends of the Mesa County Libraries; Del Taco; the Grand Junction Rockies, and KREX News Channel 5 CBS.