September 12 -19, 2020

Reading Play

Come Meet Libby – Worcester’s Mobile Library!

11:00am - 3:30pm

Libby will be available all day for you to “board” and check out the books available. You could even get a library card!

Fingerprint Adventures - Ed Emberley Style

11:00am - 3:30pm

Stop by the Literacy Area to design your own fingerprint characters.  Be inspired by designs from Ed Emberley’s fingerprint art collection.  All you need is your imagination! You can also decorate a summer Eye-Spy-type bookmark to use with your favorite books this summer. While you are here, check out Libby and sign up for Worcester’s Summer Reading program.  There is an adventure waiting inside every book!

Jumpstart for Young Children Reading Space

11:00am - 3:30pm

Take a break from the action and join the folks from Jumpstart who will be setting up a reading space for families to sit and read together. After the reading, you will have the opportunity to create a bookmark for you home library. 

Read with ArtReach

11:00am - 3:30pm

Join the folks from ArtReach and explore the world of Reading. Pick out a book to take home and engage in a fun craft activity! 

Reading Stories and Folk Tales

11:00am - 3:30pm

Join us at the Reading Stage to hear from many different storytellers across our community as they read books and tell folk tales. Audience members can even participate as a reader if they choose!    

Scoop & Spell – Alphabet Rock Construction Site

11:00am - 3:30pm

Beep, beep. Word construction underway! Join us in the alphabet rock pits as we move letters around to construct words. Use small construction vehicles to transform our letter rock quarry into a busy construction site.

Straw Rockets - Fly to the Moon

11:00am - 3:30pm

We first landed on the moon 50 years ago this month.  Create your own paper rocket and take off to the moon.  How far will your rocket go and what adventures will you have?

When is a box not a box?

11:00am - 3:30pm

To go along with our story, Not A Box by Antoinette Portis, we will have variety of empty boxes for you and your children to imagine what the box could be??? 

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