Ontonagon Township Library Summer Reading 2019 Events Schedule:

Tue. June 25th - 1:30 - Summer Reading sign-up/launch party. (If you miss the launch party, you can sign up for Summer Reading during normal library service hours any time after June 24th.

Wed. June 26th - 2:00 - LEGO Planet Building Derby. Design an alien landscape or cool spaceship using LEGO bricks. Participants will have the opportunity to win a prize and share their creations on the library’s Facebook page.

Tue. July 2nd - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour: SETI, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Learn what scientists and volunteers are doing around the globe to search for signs of life among the stars.

Tue. July 9th - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour: geology and rock collecting. Learn how to tell the difference between the treasured Lake Superior Agate and other local minerals.

Mon. July 15th - 2:00 - Sonic Space Jam (ages 8 to 18). Join local musicians and other participants to play with electronic instruments and audio effects and create spacey soundscapes. No musical ability required.

Tue. July 16th - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour, special guest TBA.

Tue. July 23rd - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour: StarLab. Visit a mobile planetarium and explore the night sky.

Wed. July 24th - 2:00 - Robo-War Game Coding Mini-Workshop (ages 8 to 18). Explore computer coding basics and test what you learn in a simulated robot battle. (Partially supported by grant funding from the Library Services and Technology Act.)

Tue. July 30th - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour with special guest TBA.

Tue. Aug. 6th - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour: Northwoods Wildlife Center. Live birds of prey.

Wed. Aug. 7th - 2:00 - Astronaut Keepsake jewelry-making workshop. Make a bracelet, keychain, or necklace in any style using a large assortment of beads and a custom-imprinted washer that you design and stamp yourself.

Tue. Aug. 13th - 1:30 - Summer Story Hour: SONCO ambulance. Tour a real ambulance and learn all about the life-saving work done there.

Tue. Aug. 20th - 1:30 - Astronaut Awards Wrap-Up Party. See how many minutes we read this summer and witness the grand prize drawings for our top readers. Everyone who participated in Summer Reading will go home with at least one prize!