Children’s Summer Reading Program


VIRTUAL Summer Library Program for Children!

Tune in every day at 12:00 noon through a Facebook Watch Party on the library’s Facebook page                     

Welcome to the VIRTUAL Summer Library Program!

We have a full summer of amazing content available for you!

The programming includes comedy story theater shows, crafts, recipes, author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more. That’s FIFTY DIFFERENT PROGRAMS! There are SO MANY ways to participate.

Easily log your activity using the READsquared app.
The app is free for both Android and iOS mobile devices.
When: Daily Starting June 15, 2020

Duration: 10 weeks

Where: JLPL’s Facebook Page

Imagine Your Story: 

  • Week 1 June 15 – Imagine your FAIRYTALE Story
  • Week 2 June 22 – Imagine your SPACE Story
  • Week 3 June 29 – Imagine your SCIENCE Story
  • Week 4 July 6 – Imagine your ADVENTURE Story
  • Week 5 July 13 – Imagine your MUSICAL Story
  • Week 6 July 20 – Imagine your COOKING Story
  • Week 7 July 27 – Imagine your UNDERWATER Story
  • Week 8 Aug. 3 – Imagine your CIRCUS Story
  • Week 9 Aug.10 – Imagine your THEATER Story
  • Week 10 Aug.17 – Imagine your PIRATE Story


Tune in every day at 12:00 noon through a Facebook Watch Party on the library’s Facebook page.

Monday: SHOW DAY

45-60 minutes

Every Monday, we’ll present a different Virtual Comedy Story Theater show.


~30 minutes

We’ll do crafts, games, recipes, games, science experiments, and activities that go along with that week’s theme.


30 minutes

Get ready for fun interviews and activities with some of the most amazing authors and illustrators in the business. In addition to the interview, we’ll also have, read-alongs, activities, trivia games, and book giveaways. Some of our authors include:  Chris Grabenstein, Shutta Crum, Lori Haskins Houran, Teresa Robeson and Donna Gephart.

Thursday: Tween DAY

~30 minutes

You’ll get crafts and activities for upper elementary and middle school kids.


30 minutes

Each week, you’ll get a bonus show with another amazing performer! These include Ringling Clowns, world-renowned magicians, Grammy Winning Singers, ventriloquists, puppeteers, and pirates. We’ll also “visit” exciting places like zoos, science museums, and the International Clown Hall of Fame.

Library Hours

Monday – Thursday: 10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

5 Scofield St.
Walden, NY 12586
(845) 778-7621

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