Summer Fun at Kilgore Memorial Library 2019

The list of summer activities at Kilgore Memorial Library keeps growing!  Look over this list for an overview of what we have planned.  Click on any of the headings to find details for each program.  We will add comments and photos to each page as the summer progresses.


A Universe of Stories

Join us for the Kick-off of Summer Reading on Saturday, June 1.

Friends of the Library will be on hand to serve a picnic lunch from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm (or the hot dogs are gone.) Check our our photos from this event.

Registration for Summer Reading for all ages opens at 10:00 on June 1 and closes on at 5:00 on Friday, June 28.

Details about the reading clubs are outlined on our Summer Reading page.


Wednesday’s in June from 12:00 to 12:30 pm

Join library staff for lunch on the lawn.  Bring your lunch and hear a story.  Drinks will be provided by the Friends of the Library.  There are photos from this event loaded into our Summer 2019 Photo Gallery.

*NEW*  The last Brown Bag Story Time we will have a special guest presenter!  Stacy from the Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Ranch will read her book Suzie Saves the Day.  Stacy grew up with the real Suzie and the farmer in her book is her dad.  Suzie will have copies of her book available for purchase with a personal note and author signature.  There will also be a poster of Suzie for “selfies with Suzie” and other fun visuals for the audience to enjoy.


Thursday’s in June from 10:00 to 11:00 am.  This story time event will be led by the Summer Enrichment Program students from YES.  This activity will focus on toddlers from age 2 through 5.  Others are welcome to sit in.  Parents are required to stay in the room.  Check out our Summer 2019 Photo Gallery for shots from this event.  Thanks to York News Times for sharing a story about Book Buddies including many great photos.


Every Tuesday at 2:00 pm from June 4 through August 6 we will show a movie at the Library.  Friends of the Library will supply popcorn and a drink for all participants.  You can find a list of the movies on our Movie Mania page.  We have loaded photos from this event to our Summer 2019 Photo Gallery.


Friday’s from June 7th through August 9th we will have two Nintendo Switch gaming systems set up for students entering 6th through 12th grade in the fall to enjoy.  There may even be a little competition to see who wins a weekly Pop Funko prize.  Thanks to the Friends of the Library there will be drinks and a snack available for participants each week.  Check our photo gallery for pics of this event.




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