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Welcome to the 2019 Summer Reading Program!

The Harnett County Public Library Summer Reading Program is a great way for children and adults of all ages to stay engaged in reading and learning in the summer months! Events and programs are free and there are plenty of opportunities to earn prizes and rewards! Check with your local library for program details, registration, and updates.

Summer Story Times (June 17 - July 25)

  Age Location Time
Book Babies 0-18 months Harnett County Main Library Mondays at 10:00 
Toddler Time 18 months - 3 years Harnett County Main Library Wednesdays at 10:00 
Preschool Time 3 - 5 years Harnett County Main Library Thursdays at 11:00 
Story Time in the Park   Anderson Creek Park Fridays at 10:30
Dunn Story Time   Dunn Public Library Mondays at 11:00 & 2:30

 

Youth Services Summer Reading Events

Escape Room: The Space Race

Registration required. Call the library to reserve a time slot. You and your fellow astronomers have 45 mins to find the clues and solve the puzzles before the doors open! Registration required. Call the library to reserve a time slot.
Date:
Monday, July 8, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades K-2  

Family Movie: Space Jam

Live-action/animated family comedy starring Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan. Plus free popcorn!
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Boone Trail Recreation Center and Library
Audience:
   Family  

Escape Room: The Space Race

Registration required. Call the library to reserve a time slot. You and your fellow astronomers have 45 mins to find the clues and solve the puzzles before the doors open! Registration required. Call the library to reserve a time slot.
Registration required. Call the library to reserve a time slot.
Date:
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

The Amazing Dean Alan

The Amazing Dean Alan will conjure up smiles, laughter and looks of amazement from both children and adult with his dazzling magic show!
Date:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

The Amazing Dean Alan

The Amazing Dean Alan will conjure up smiles, laughter and looks of amazement from both children and adult with his dazzling magic show!
Date:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Stewart Theater, Dunn
Audience:
   Family  

The Amazing Dean Alan

The Amazing Dean Alan will conjure up smiles, laughter and looks of amazement from both children and adult with his dazzling magic show!
Date:
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Anderson Creek School Library
Audience:
   Family  

The Amazing Dean Alan

The Amazing Dean Alan will conjure up smiles, laughter and looks of amazement from both children and adult with his dazzling magic show!
Date:
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Chemistry: It's Electric!

Registration Required
Date:
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 7-12  

Family Movie: Space Jam

Live-action/animated family comedy starring Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan. Plus free popcorn!
Date:
Monday, July 15, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Freeze Pop Sleeves

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

The Spin Man

Spin on in to the library to watch the Spin Man and his impressive basketball skills.
Date:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Coats Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Star Lab Observatory

Date:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Boone Trail Recreation Center and Library
Audience:
   Family  

The Spin Man

Spin on in to the library to watch the Spin Man and his impressive basketball skills.
Date:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

The Spin Man

Spin on in to the library to watch the Spin Man and his impressive basketball skills.
Date:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dunn PAL Gym
Audience:
   Family  

The Spin Man

Spin on in to the library to watch the Spin Man and his impressive basketball skills.
Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Anderson Creek School Library
Audience:
   Family  

The Spin Man

Spin on in to the library to watch the Spin Man and his impressive basketball skills.
Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Freeze Pop Sleeves

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

Teen Movie Night at the Library

Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 7-12  

Family Moon Event featuring Star Lab

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing with us! MOON WALK on in to our Family Moon Event with Star Lab Mobile Observatory and STEM Stations!
Date:
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Family Talent Show

Date:
Monday, July 22, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Dan the Animal Man

Face to face encounters with wild animals!
Date:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Coats Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Talent Show

Open to all musicians, singers, dancers, rappers, hula hoopers, magicians, karate experts and more! If you have a skill, we want to see it!
Date:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Boone Trail Recreation Center and Library
Audience:
   Family  

Dan the Animal Man

Face to face encounters with wild animals!
Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Family Program: Rockets!

Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Dan the Animal Man

Face to face encounters with wild animals!
Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dunn Community Building
Audience:
   Family  

Dan the Animal Man

Face to face encounters with wild animals!
Date:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Anderson Creek School Library
Audience:
   Family  

Dan the Animal Man

Face to face encounters with wild animals!
Date:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Family  

Nintendo Switch Competition

Registration required.
Date:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 7-12  

Mini Pizza Garden

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Harnett County Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

Mini Pizza Garden

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Time:
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

Bird Feeder

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  

Bird Feeder

Registration required. Limited to 10 children.
Date:
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time:
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Angier Public Library
Audience:
   Grades 3-6  
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