Summer Reading Events

May 25 – July 26

All events are Free & occur at the Paola Free Library, unless otherwise noted. 

Any schedule changes will be announced at paolalibrary.org & on our social media pages.

Event Key

Adult

Family

Teens (6th -12th grade)

Youth (all ages)

Toddler– Early Grade School

Week 7: July 4—July 9

Mon. 7/4: Library Closed

Week 7 Craft Kit: Fish Sand Art

Mon. 6/27 – Sat. 7/9: Book in a Bottle #3:  Correctly guess the book’s title & be entered into a prize drawing

Wed. 6/29 – Sat. 7/16: Community Voting for Peeps Contest: “20,000 Peeps Under the Sea”: Dioramas will be displayed at the library and on the library’s social media pages.

Wed. 7/6 from 2:30 – 4pm: Crafting with Ms Cari: :  Join us anytime between 2:30 and 4pm for craft time. There will be a featured craft each week along with additional supplies for free-style crafting

Thu. 7/7 at 10am: Story Time

Week 8: July 11—July 16

Week 8 Craft Kit: Shark Puppets

Mon. 7/11 – Sat. 7/23: Book in a Bottle #4: Correctly guess the book’s title & be entered into a prize drawing

Wed. 6/29 – Sat. 7/16: Community Voting for Peeps Contest: “20,000 Peeps Under the Sea” Dioramas will be displayed at the library and on the library’s social media pages.

Tue. 7/12 from 6 – 7:30pm: Family Game Night: This event will start with BINGO (with prizes) and have tables set up with a variety of games.

Wed. 7/13 from 1-2:30pm: “Cyan Printing” Art Class Part 1  taught by Patty Trull. Click here to register.

Wed. 7/13 from 2:30—4pm: Crafting with Ms Cari: Join us anytime between 2:30 and 4pm for craft time. There will be a featured craft each week along with additional supplies for free-style crafting

Thu. 7/14 at 10am: Story Time

Week 9: July 18—July 26

Week 9 Craft Kit: Dot Fish

Mon. 7/11—Sat. 7/23: Book in a Bottle #4: Correctly guess the book’s title & be entered into a prize drawing

Tue. 7/19 from 6-7:30pm: Teen Game Night: This teen only event will start with BINGO (with prizes) and have tables set up with a variety of games.

Wed. 7/20 from 1-2:30pm: “Cyan Printing” Art Class Part 2 taught by Patty Trull

Wed. 7/20 from 2:30—4pm: Crafting with Ms Cari: Join us anytime between 2:30 and 4pm for craft time. There will be a featured craft each week along with additional supplies for free-style crafting                

Thu. 7/21 at 10am: Story Time

Fri. 7/22: Last day to turn in Reading Challenges. 

Fri. 7/22: Last day to RSVP to Pool Party. (Click here to RSVP)

Sat. 7/23 from 10:30am—12:30 pm: Pool Party at the Paola Pool.  After you complete your reading challenge, you will receive an invitation for you & your family to our end of summer Pool Party

Tues. 7/26 from 6—7pm: “A Creative Guide to Writing Your Family’s Stories” presented by Kim Stanley with Humanities Kansas

101 E. Peoria, Paola, KS 66071 913-259-3655