Build a Better World this Summer at your library! Summer is packed with programs and activities for kids. Check below for program dates, times, and descriptions. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program and find out what all the fun is about!



Sign-up at the library for Summer Reading! Sign-ups start June 8th at 6:00 pm at our sign-up party! Come to the party for free ice cream, program info, and a bag for all of your summer books! You have 7 weeks to read to reach your reading goal! If you reach your goal, you get to pick a free book at our end of the Summer pool party!


Thursday is just for kids at the Library! Check out the fun, free events we have planned for the community this Summer!

Maker Mondays:
Build machines, make circuits, and create robots this Summer at the library. Every Monday from June 12 – July 24, we are making awesome things at the library! Sign-up starts May 12th. Limited to 15 participants per session; please sign-up early.

Session 1: 2:00-3:00 (entering grade 2-5)
Session 2: 3:30-5:00 (entering grade 6-12)

Jr. Book Club:
New this Summer! Jr. Book Club will meet every Wednesday at 4:00, starting June 14th. Junior Book Club is for students entering 3-6 grade. Sign up at the library for a copy of each book.

June: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
July: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg

Thursday, June 15th
Big Machines and Builders @ 10:30 am
Come play in a giant cardboard city, and check out our big machines!

Thursday, June 22nd
COSI @ 10:30 am and 6:00 pm
COSI is coming to the library with their show, Exploring Ecology! We have two show times. Please pick one and get here early!

Thursday, June 29th
Mountaineer Parade @ 10:30 am
The library will host WVU’s own Mountaineer! Come meet the Mountaineer and be in our parade!

Thursday, July 6th
Field Day @ 3:00pm – 7:00 pm
Inflatables, games, and fun await at our library carnival! Come play!

Thursday, July 13th
Rory Rennick @ 10:30 am
Comedy and magic combine in this amazing show! Laugh, learn, and engage with this fantastic magician!

Thursday, July 20th
Animals Around Us @ 10:30 am
North Bend State Park and the Humane Society of Parkersburg will bring animal friends to the library and talk about how we can take care of the animals around us!

Thursday, July 27th
Pool Party @ 6:30 pm @ Jackson Park Pool
Summer Readers are invited to the pool for pizza, fun, and prize
drawings. Must be present to win!  Rain Location: Vienna Library