This year participants will receive Reading Challenge Cards. Complete & turn in the card to receive a free book pick!
Cards may be turned in at any point after July 1st.
Finish by July 24th for a free family ticket to the Asheville Tourists Baseball Game on July 24th!
Bonus Prizes: Your name will be entered in a drawing for other great prizes, such as passes to the Canton Pool, Waynesville Recreation Center, Fantasy Golf, Tweetsie Railroad, Santa’s Land, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and WNC Nature Center.
Bonus Prize winners will be contacted the week of August 6th.
This year, due to limited space and safety concerns, some programs will require tickets. Tickets will be available one hour before the program begins on a first come, first served basis. These programs are marked with . Due to space limitations, large groups (i.e summer camps) cannot be accommodated.
For more information, contact Youth Services Librarian Lisa Hartzell 828-356-2511 (Waynesville) or Deanna Lyles 828-648-2924 (Canton).
*** No events will be held at the Waynesville Library from July 23rd - August 4th due to the Friends of the Library Book Sale.
|CANTON LIBRARY EVENTS||WAYNESVILLE LIBRARY EVENTS||FINES CREEK LIBRARY EVENTS|
|6/7||Special Rompin Stompin' Storytime/Preschool Summer Reading sign-up @ 10:30am|
|6/14||Special Movers & Shakers Storytime/Preschool Summer Reading Sign up event @ 11:00am|
|6/19||Libraries Rock Kick off event @ 4:30 pm||
Snakes Alive with Ron Cromer Shows @11am and 2pm First Methodist Church, Waynesville
|6/20||Geology Rocks @ 10:00am (registration required)|
|6/21||Crooning Critters with Balsam Mountain Trust @2:00pm||Crooning Critters with Balsam Mountain Trust at 10:30am|
|6/25||Musical Mondays @ 10:30am (registration required)|
|6/26||Professor Whizzpop @10:30am||Professor Whizzpop @2:00pm|
|6/28||Soil Explorations @ 2:00pm (registration required)|
|7/2||Musical Mondays @ 10:30am (registration required)|
|7/5||Goods from the woods @ 2:00pm (registration required)|
|7/9||Musical Mondays @ 10:30am (registration required)|
Creative Movement @ 10:30am (wear comfortable clothes)
Hydraulics experiments @ 2:00pm (registration required)
|7/12||Wildlife Wonders with Animals Around the World @ 2:00||Wildlife Wonders with Animals Around the World @10:30am at First United Methodist Church|
|7/16||Musical Mondays@ 10:30am (registration required)|
|7/17||Science of Sound @ 10:30am (registration required)|
|7/18||Creative Movement @10:30am||
Experiments with Circuits @ 2:00pm (registration required)
|7/23||Learning about sound @ 3pm|
|7/25||Birds of Prey @10:30am||Rocks and fossils @ 3pm|
|7/30||Homemade musical instruments @3pm|
|8/1||Geology Rocks @ 10:30am (registration required)||STEM exploration with Maker Kit @3pm|
|8/6||Musical Mondays @ 10:30am (registration required)|
|8/7||Library Escape Room! @ 2:00pm (registration required)|
Stuntology @ 1:30pm
End of Summer Party 2:30pm
Stuntology @ 10:30am
End of Summer Ice Cream party @ 11:30am
|8/13||Musical Mondays @ 10:30 (registration required) Show off what you have learned!|
The library would like to say a very special thanks to all the local businesses who donated to the Summer Reading Program.
We appreciate all your support and care for the children of Haywood County.
Waynesville Recreation Center
Town of Canton Pool
Kentucky Fried Chicken- Waynesville
Great Smoky Mountain Railroad
Cherokee Phoenix Theater
Jack the Dipper Ice Cream
Friends of the Western North Carolina Nature Center
Asheville Tourists Baseball Club
Hands On Children's Museum