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Come check out all the new books for adults, teens, and children we have received.

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Summer Reading

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Science in Music is the topic of the week.


Come join us at the library!

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Summer Reading 2018


You are invited to

Libraries Rock

At the Valparaiso Public Library’s

2018 Summer Reading Program

June 6- July 18, 2018


The Valparaiso Library Summer Reading Program is for kids ages 5 – 10. Sign up preschool and grade school participants and Teen Volunteer Leaders right away. Teens June earn school credit for volunteering.


There are things for all to read and do EVERY DAY the library is open. Library summer reading hours are: Mondays 4 – 7 p.m., Tuesdays 4-7 p.m., Wednesdays & Thursdays 1-7 p.m., Saturdays 9- noon. You need a library account to borrow library materials. Library accounts are free.


The Registration form (includes reading contract) and other information is available at the library and online at Please return your completed forms to Valparaiso Public Library by June 23 or bring them to the first Wednesday Special Program. Participants turn in weekly reading record sheets starting the 1st week of June, either at the special Wednesday program or any other day the Library is open. Those who complete their reading contract will receive a prize at the end of the program.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS, WEDNESDAYS, 1 to 3 p.m. – Programs begins and ends at the Valparaiso Library. Each week focuses on a different topic. Each special program also includes time in the library, a snack, and outside activity when time and weather permit. Kid’s ages who have not yet attended Kindergarten also begin and end at the Valparaiso Library.



Date Programs

June 6

1-3 p.m.


June 13

1-3 p.m.

Sounds of Nature

June 20

1-3 p.m.

Science in Music

June 27

1-3 p.m.

Rock Around the World

July 11

1-3 p.m

Styles and Stars

July 18

1-3 p.m

Fun Day – Awards

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Family Reading Night

Valparaiso Public Library

Family Reading Night

Thursday’s from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


May 17 – Grab Bag

May 24 – Read to a friend

May 31 – Garden and Growing

June 7 – S’more reading Night

June 14 – Build your own book

June 21 – Word match

June 28 – Speed Read

July 5 – Zoo Night

July 12 – Scavenger Hunt

July 19 – Luau Night

July 26 – Super Hero Night (Dress as a super hero)


Watch the Valparaiso Website for up to date themes.

You do not need to be a member of the Valparaiso Library to participate.

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Come check out all the new books and movies that are rolling in.

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Get to Rockin for Summer Reading!!!

Watch for more information to come regarding Summer Reading!!!

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Thanksgiving Week

We will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Saturday November 25th.

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Come check out the NEW BOOKS we have arriving.

If you don’t find a book you like request it.

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Valparaiso Library New Hours

Sunday              Closed

Monday            4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday            4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday      4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday           1:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Friday               Closed

Saturday           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Summer Reading 2017 Schedule

June 7, 2017 –  Kindness

June 14, 2017 – Construction

June 21, 2017 – Volunteering

June 28, 2017 – Environmental and End of Summer Reading Party


These will all take place from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Valparaiso Library.

This year will be 4 weeks long.

Please email if you have any questions.




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