Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2018

Register to earn prizes and more on our new summer reading website!

Libraries Rock!

Get in the Mood to Rock Summer Reading with Rocks, Rockets, and Rock & Roll!

Rocks: Libraries Rock Kickoff Party: Dig up fossils, geodes, and more in our sand pits, visit a rock petting zoo with the Finger Lakes Rocks & Minerals Club, create rock friends to keep or share, and join us at our Paleontologist Picnic Tables for a Wegmans sponsored picnic lunch time complete with stories and special prizes. All ages are welcome to attend this free event. Join the fun and register for Summer Reading at the Gorham Free Library

July 11th 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

 Kids & Family Events

Rockets: July 18th ~ Rockets Away with Rick (Ages 8 and up -20 participants max)

Launch rockets and have a blast with a Creative and imaginative storyteller and his flight crew. Registration required.

Younger kids, join us inside for miniature rocket construction, astronaut crafts, games & stories. 10:00 -11:45 A.M.

PJ Rockets Storytime: July 19th Storytellers will present stories about rockets and space. 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.

Rock & Roll: July 25th Farmer Walsh’s Fun on the Farm Concert followed by musical instrument making, dance games, and music themed stories. 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Weekly Events For All Ages:

Musical Movie Nights with Classic & Contemporary Films: Thursdays, 12th,19th, and 26th 6:30 – End of Show.

Rock Arts & Crafts: Saturday July 14, and 21st 11:00-12:00.


Rocks Join us for rock polishing, jewelry making, and other rock related projects. July 12th 6:30 P.M.-7:45 P.M.

Rockets: Learn about rockets and space from experts and enthusiasts. July 17th 6:30 P.M.-7:45 P.M.

Rock & Roll Decades: Karaoke Party: Come dressed in an iconic period look and sing your favorite music from the 50,60,70,80,or 90s. Rock the sock hop style, enjoy refreshments and have fun with your friends. Party to commence at 6:30 on July 24th.

Teens & Tweens:

Rocks: July 13th Rock Painting and Zen Garden: Participants can make their own zen gardens with painted rocks, special materials, and homemade fossils. 4:30 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.

Rockets: July 20th Make DIY Rocket Rock Candy and play retro space are video games. 4:30 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.

Rock & Roll: July 27th Musical Movie Sing Along. Sing and snack with your friends. 4:30 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.


Libraries Rock Magic and Talent Grand Finale Show!

Saturday, July 28th 10:00-11:00 Magic Show ~ Prizes ~ Talent Show 11:15-12:00 P.M.

Summer Reading is over for this year, but relive all the fun with these great pictures.

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