2017 Summer Reading Program Schedule (Ages 4-12)
Please attend the program scheduled for your age group: 1:00 for ages 4-6 or 2:30 for ages 7-12
Most programs last 45-60 minutes. Parents are welcome to attend. If siblings are in different age groups, choose the time that works best!
View photos from library programs on our flickr photostream.
Wednesday, July 19
Tomfoolery Juggling Extravaganza
Tom Rayburn uses juggling, comedy, and unicycling to entertain audiences of all ages. Reading logs are due by 7:00pm on July 19! You will not receive a drawstring backsack if you miss this deadline. Please do not return reading logs in the book drops.
Wednesday, July 26
If you submit your reading log listing at least 15 books or 1,000 pages by July 19, 2017, you’re invited to attend the reward party! Enjoy the magic of Russell Davis and refreshments provided by the Rainbow City Lions Club and local businesses. Drawstring backsacks and certificates will be awarded.
Ages 4 & Up! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a friend!
Lego® pieces are provided. Donations are always welcome.
Disclaimer: Lego® is a trademark of the Lego® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this program of Rainbow City Public Library.
The Merck Manuals – search for information on medical topics, symptoms, and drug information.
Chilton is the world’s most comprehensive and trusted automotive repair database with easy-to-follow, step-by-step repair guidance on thousands of cars and trucks from 1940 to the present. This database is available to Alabama residents through Alabama Public Library Service. Click here for access or select the Chilton link from our Online Resources Menu. If you have difficulty accessing the database through Internet Explorer, click on tools, select compatibility view settings and add galesupport.com .
From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 5,000+ learning activities across all major subject areas-reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!
Please bring your own headphones.
In-library access only. Remote access is not available.
Over 1,500 brand new learning activities designed to address the learning needs and interest of 2nd grade students has been added to ABCmouse.
Research Your Genealogy
Search for your ancestors on Ancestry Library Edition and discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including from U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more. New resources are added frequently. Library use only; remote access is not available.
Or, try Heritage Quest Online from home! You’ll find U.S. federal census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, and more to help you trace your American ancestors’ paths across history. If you are using Heritage Quest from home you will be prompted for your 14 digit Rainbow City Library Card number.
Join Our Adult Knitting Group
Learn to knit, pick up new skills, get help with your project or find new inspiration. Beginners to Advanced: All adult knitters are welcome! Please bring your own knitting needles and yarn.
Beginning knitters: please ask library staff for a list of recommended yarn and needles.
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