Join our Summer Reading Program!  ALL Ages:  Register May 13 - June 30, 2015

2015 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! 

Wednesday, June 3

"Be-At Your Best”  Mark Seymour’s high energy drum and music extravaganza features over 70 percussion instruments.

1:00 program photos on Flickr
2:30 program photos on Flickr

Wednesday, June 10

Skin & Bones Comedy Circus — Join us for an entertaining show featuring juggling, ball spinning, trained dogs and a potbellied pig, magic, and plenty of comedy.

1:00 program photos on Flickr
2:30 program photos on Flickr

Wednesday, June 17

Gary Ledbetter's Magic Show  – Join us for Gary's first visit at Rainbow City Public Library.

1:00 program photos on Flickr
2:30 program photos on Flickr

Wednesday, June 24
Rick Rakestraw

“Jungle Adventures”Rick Rakestraw’s popular program features a wide variety of live exotic animals.

1:00 program photos on Flickr
2:30 program photos on Flickr



Wednesday, July 8Kristin Simpson

Storyteller Kristin Simpson from Starshine Faces combines the imagination of storytelling with the art of face painting for a unique experience. A few lucky volunteers will have their faces painted to become part of the story.

Wednesday, July 15Yarbrough's Reptile Program

Yarbrough’s Reptile Program – Learn to recognize and identify the difference between poisonous and non-poisonous snakes in the area, hear what a live rattlesnake sounds like, and see and learn about reptiles from other parts of the world during this exciting program. Don’t miss their first visit to Rainbow City Public Library!

Wednesday, July 22Animal Superpowers

Coosa River Science School – “Animal Superpowers” – Learn about the special “superpowers” of toads, snakes, owls, birds, and geckos. Reading logs are due by 7:00pm, July 22! You will not receive a drawstring backsack if you miss this deadline. Please do not return reading logs in the book drops.

Wednesday, July 29Russell Davis

REWARD PARTY! If you submit your reading log listing at least 15 books ­or 1,000 pages by July 22nd, you’re invited to attend the reward party. Magician Russell Davis returns to provide entertainment. Refreshments will be provided by the Rainbow City Lions Club. Drawstring backsacks and certificates will be awarded.


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Shop Our Book Sale

Books on a shelfVisit our ongoing book sale to find some incredible bargains!
Hardbacks -- $.25 and up (most are $3.00 or less!)
Paperbacks -- $.10 and up
Magazines -- $.05 each
Audiobooks and Videos -- priced as marked

New titles are added weekly!


Join Our Adult Knitting Group

knittingJoin instructor Beth Holt on Tuesdays from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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 instructor recommended yarn and needles.


Attend Storytime

storytime%20edited_0[1]Storytime is held most Wednesdays beginning in September and concluding mid-May.  Children ages 3-5 may attend a program at 11:00am or 1:30pm.

Programs usually last about 30 minutes and feature stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts.

Our last Spring Storytime was May 13. 
Weekly Storytime will resume in September.

CSLP art/graphics are copyrighted by Upstart for exclusive use by CSLP members and are used by permission. 
Copying or reproducing these CSLP art/graphics in any way by non-CSLP members is prohibited.