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Welcome to the 2022 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!

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Reading Logs

This summer we will have paper reading logs for all age groups!

Early Literacy - Complete 5 tasks each week and bring in for a prize. Complete all tasks this summer and turn in sheet to be entered into a grad prize drawing.
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Elementary - Complete 1 BINGO sheet each week and turn in for a prize. Complete all 6 weeks for entry into grand prize drawing.
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Teens & Adults - Choose your path by completing each task along the way. Mark out or color your block once completed. Once finished, turn in your log for an awesome prize! You will also be entered into a grand prize drawing.
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Summer Story Times (June 13 - July 20)

  Age Time
Toddler Time 18 months - 3 years Wednesdays at 10:00 
Preschool Time 3 - 5 years Thursdays at 11:00 

Summer Reading Events

Inspired Kids - Literacy in Motion

Date:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Categories:
  Early Literacy
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Time:
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

Splish-Splash 'Sandsational' Slime (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12
Registration:
Click here to register

Splish-Splash 'Sandsational' Slime (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

Toddler Storytime

Date:
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5
Registration:
Click here to register

RED, WHITE, & deep BLUE sea earrings

Date:
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Family     Adults
Registration:
Click here to register

Preschool Storytime

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Shark Party Animal Pottery for TEENS- 13yrs & up

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18 
Registration:
Click here to register

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher: If I Could Be a Sea Creature

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Family 

Ring Dish Shark Pottery for TEENS- 13yrs & up

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18
Registration:
Click here to register

Preschool Yoga

Date:
Friday, July 1, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Registration:
Click here to register
  The library will be closed July 2 - July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

Zumbini

Date:
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Chronicles of Yarnia

Date:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults

Toddler Storytime

Date:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Family Matinee: Finding Nemo

Date:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Family 

Preschool Storytime

Date:
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Squid Squish (Ages 09 - 12 yo)

Date:
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Ages 9-12 
Registration:
Click here to register

Squid Squish for TEENS- 13yrs & up

Date:
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Ages 13-18
Registration:
Click here to register

Sensory Playtime

Date:
Friday, July 8, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Zumbini

Date:
Monday, July 11, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5
Registration:
Click here to register

Sand and SUNcatchers

Date:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

'Sandcrafted' Beach Baubles (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12 
Registration:
Click here to register

Sand and SUNcatchers

Date:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

'Sandcrafted' Beach Baubles (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12 
Registration:
Click here to register

Toddler Storytime

Date:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

Sand and SUNcatchers

Date:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

Preschool Storytime

Date:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5 
Registration:
Click here to register

SUNcatchers for TEENS - 13yrs & up- 11am

Date:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18 
Registration:
Click here to register

Mason Jar Aquarium

Date:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Family 
Registration:
Click here to register

SUNcatchers for TEENS - 13yrs & up- 11am

Date:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18 
Registration:
Click here to register

Moana: Interactive Movie

Date:
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Family

Sand and SUNcatchers

Date:
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

Inspired Kids - Literacy in Motion

Date:
Monday, July 18, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Youth Programming Room
Categories:
  Early Literacy 
Registration:
Click here to register

Ocean COASTers

Date:
Monday, July 18, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

Ocean COASTers

Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

BOOM 'Sharkalaka' Plaster Painting (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12 
Registration:
Click here to register

BOOM 'Sharkalaka' Plaster Painting (Ages 05 - 12 yo)

Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Youth Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 5-8     Ages 9-12 
Registration:
Click here to register

Baby Shark Party

Date:
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Ages 0-5
Registration:
Click here to register

Chronicals of Yarnia

Date:
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Time:
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Meeting Room
Audience:
  Adults 

Ocean COASTers

Date:
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Time:
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Adults 
Registration:
Click here to register

Resin Oyster Shells for TEENS - 13yrs & up

Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18
Registration:
Click here to register

Didgeridoo Down Under

Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Resource Center & Library Training Room
Audience:
  Family 
Registration:
Click here to register

Resin Oyster Shells for TEENS - 13yrs & up

Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time:
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Adult Makerspace
Audience:
  Ages 13-18
Registration:
Click here to register