Summer Reading Games
Check out the 2015 Summer Reading Games for ages 0-10. If you are 11-17 years old check out our Teen Summer Reading Games!
Summer Camps & Day Cares: If you plan to attend any library programs or visit the library, please contact your local branch well in advance to make sure we are prepared to accommodate additional children. Thank you!
Summer Reading Games @ YOUR Library
Register for our 2015 Summer Reading Games, "Every Hero Has A Story" @ your local Massanutten Regional Library branch starting Monday, June 1. Lots of great prizes and free special events. Don't miss out!
When a child (0-17) registers for the Summer Reading Games, he or she will receive a Free Friday Wristband. The wristband is your child’s free pass to all Free Friday venues. Each child will receive ONE free wristband and they MUST register for the Summer Reading Games to receive it. Replacement wristbands may be purchased for $2 at any branch.
Read all summer long!
Every 2 Hours of Reading Time = Hero Prize
10 Hours of Reading Time = Superhero Prize Pack
Each Additional Hour of Reading = Prize Drawing Ticket
A HUGE thank you to our awesome Summer Reading Games sponsors! Check out the list of local businesses who have made this year's program possible!
Free Fridays @ Area Attractions
Check out the Free Friday events. Be sure to register for the Summer Reading Games to get your Free Friday Wristband - your ticket to SUPER things!
(Library cards will NOT grant access to events)
Fancy Nancy: The Musical @ YOUR Library
Stories from Aunt Nelly's Mountain Home @ YOUR Library
Join us for a family friendly movie in the Community Youth Center in the Youth Services Department!
Monday, July 6 @ 2 PM: Disney Pixar's Monsters University (2013, G)
Tuesday, July 14 @ 6 PM: Disney's Super Buddies (2013, G)
Monday, July 20 @ 2 PM: Miramax's Spy Kids (2001, PG)
Tuesday, July 28 @ 6 PM: Warner Bros.' The Goonies (1985, PG)
Saturday July 11
Drop in between 10:30 AM and 12 noon to celebrate a well known hero who has created designs that better lifestyles for humankind and complete a creative design challenge of your own!
Fire Department, Saturday, July 11 @ 1 PM - A fire truck to check out as well as other interaction with real-life firefighters!
Read to the Rhythm with the Handley Puppeteers @ Village Library
Stop by the Village Library Thursday, July 16 @ 1 PM and welcome the teen puppeteer troupe from Handley Library! They will present a puppet show set to music with zany antics and designed to promote reading.
Read with... @ YOUR Library
...Police Officer John @ Main: Thursday, July 9 @ 11 AM
...the Chick-fil-A Cow @ North River: Thursday, July 9 @ 11 AM
...the Chick-fil-A Cow @ Main: Thursday, July 16 @ 11 AM
...a Firefighter @ Main: Thursday, July 23 @ 11 AM
Storytimes @ YOUR Library
Check out a list of weekly storytimes at all of our branches here.
Hero Construction @ YOUR Library
Kids in grades K-5, dig into crafty conundrums and tunnel through intriguing books @ YOUR Library’s Hero Construction craft time June 8-July 31.
Page: Mondays @ 10 AM (beginning June 15)
Shenandoah: Tuesdays @ 11 AM (beginning June 16)
North River: Tuesdays @ 2 PM
Village: Tuesdays @ 2 PM
Elkton: Wednesdays @ 4:30 PM
Grottoes: 1st & 3rd Thursdays @ 4 PM
Main: Thursdays @ 2 PM
Lego Club @ YOUR Library
Let your imagination go WILD! Create and build with Legos. Bigger blocks for smaller hands also available.
Elkton: Mondays @ 4:30 PM
North River: 2nd Tuesdays @ 4 PM
Page: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM
Main: 2nd Thursdays @ 4 PM
Grottoes: 2nd & 4th Thursdays @ 4 PM
Shenandoah: 3rd Thursdays @ 5 PM
Village: Thursdays @ 2 PM
Dogs 2 Read 2 @ YOUR Library
Grab a book, get comfy & read to YOUR library’s very own registered therapy dog. All reading levels are encouraged.
North River: 4th Tuesdays @ 4 PM
Main: Thursdays @ 2:30 PM
Summer Reading Games Trophy
Read, read, read and help your Harrisonburg City Elementary School win the Summer Reading Games Trophy! Find out more information.