Casey Carle's Bubblemania will kick off Greenwich Library's 2010 Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 19, at 2 pm, in the Cole Auditorium. Bubblemania will feature amazing tricks such as giant floating bubbles up to six feet in diameter, bubbles that bounce, hands-only bubbling and more. Raffles and refreshments will follow the performance, which is suitable for children ages 4 and up.
"Make a Splash--Read!" is the theme of this year's Summer Reading Program. The Summer Reading Club, for students grades K-5, is designed to encourage the joy of reading through activities, games, incentives and a summer full of special programs. The Greenwich Library will roll out a host of special events throughout the summer, in addition to story times, books clubs and craft programs, that will help foster a love of reading in children.
The Maritime Aquarium staff will set up a supervised touch-tank with live tidal-pool creatures on Saturday, July 10, at 10 and 11 am, in the Meeting Room. Take "A Dive in the Ocean" with author Karen Romano Young, who will share her amazing submarine adventures on Saturday, July 17, at 11 am, in the Meeting Room. Sing silly songs with Nappy's Puppets on Saturday, July 24, at 11 am, in the Meeting Room. Tom Sieling returns to the Cole Auditorium on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 pm, with the family concert "Take a Tromp through the Swamp and a Break by the Lake!" Join Captain Papillion's band of rascally pirates and celebrate the earth with musical storytelling on Saturday, August 7, at 11 am, in the Cole Auditorium.
For more information on any Summer Reading Program events, please call the Children's Room at (203) 622-7940.