Get ready for an unforgettable summer at the library—where every day is an adventure! Scroll for the full schedule by month and age group.

The Shepherdstown Summer Reading Program kicks off with a welcome party on June 1st! The Summer Reading Program program is filled with special programs for kids of all ages and is designed for children, teens, and families. This program offers an exciting blend of reading, STEM exploration, art, and more. Whether you’re a budding scientist, an aspiring artist, or a curious bookworm, there’s something for everyone.

Thank you, Friends of the Library (FOSL), for your generous sponsorship and support of our summer reading program; your commitment to fostering a love of reading and learning in our community is truly invaluable.

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Kids’ Programming

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: Saturday, June 1st  11 AM – 2 PM

Family Story Time: Tuesdays – June 4th, 18th, July 2nd, 16th, 30th  11 AM

Introduction to Rocks: June 5th, July 3rd 11 AM

Meet a Magician: Drew Blue Shoes Performance: June 6th  11 AM

NASA StarLab: Portable Planetarium: June 13th & 14th at 12 PM, 2PM, 4 PM & June 15th at 11 AM – 1 PM

Bilingual Family Meet-Up: Friday, June 14th and July 12th  11 AM

Petting Zoo: Monday, June 17th  11 AM – 12:30 PM

Science Heroes: Adventure of the Lost Treasure Interactive STEM Show: June 21  11 AM

Crafternoon: June 6th, 20th, 27th, July 11th, 18th, and August 1st   4 PM

Nature Journaling Club: Weekly on Fridays June 7th, 14th, 21th, & 28th & July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, and August 2nd

Nature Adventures at the Library w/ PVAS (Potomac Valley Audubon Society): July 11th  2-3 PM

Story & Visit with the Shepherdstown Police: July 18  11:00am

Family Yoga: July 26th, 10:30-11:30am


Tweens & Teens Programming

Middle School Summer Math Club: For Rising 6th graders – 8th Grade Tuesdays, June 4th, 11th, 18th, 24th, July 2nd,9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and August 2nd  1-2 PM

Introduction to Rocks: June 19th  and July 17th 11 AM

Teen Art Club: Tuesdays 4:30 PM – 5 PM, June 4th – Acrylic Paint on Canvas, June 11th – Collage, June 18th – Open Studio, June 25th – Watercolors, July 2nd – Clay Sculptures, July 9th – Open Studio, July 16th – Acrylic on Canvas, & July 30th – Collage

Code-Breaking for Teens: Monday, July 8th 3-4 PM

Teen Gaming Afternoon: July 19th, 3-5 PM

Family Yoga: July 26th, 10:30-11:30am

Science Lab for Teens – Interactive STEM program: July 31  1-2 PM