Don’t forget to turn in your tickets for Summer Reading!

Update 8/3/2020 – thank you all for participating! You have a couple more days to turn in books you read in July and put in tickets for prizes!! We will be drawing prizes on Wednesday.

The summer reading theme for this year is Imagine Your Story. This year due to the pandemic, we have had to re-imagine our summer reading program events a bit, so this year we will have a mix of virtual programs and activities you can do at home. If you have any questions, please reach out to Miss Alyce at or 401-647-5133 ext 103

Weekly Fun

Take & Make crafts and activity packs

Every Friday I will be putting craft kits or activity packs out for kids and teens that can be worked on at home. They will be in my magic wizard trunk in the library foyer while we are open–no registration required, just come and pick them up!

New crafts will be available every Friday, July 10, 17, 24, and 31!

Fairy Tales Before Bed – Mondays at 7pm

Listen to some fun fairy tales in your PJs from the comfort of your own home! Ages 4+

Details on how to join are available here: Book Before Bed.

Magical Story Times – Thursdays at 11am

We will read some books about dragons, unicorns, and more. We will sing and have lots of fun! Ages 2+

Details on how to join are available here: Virtual Story time.

Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Kickoff Day – July 1

Stop by outside the library between 1-4 and check out our magical outdoor display. Pick up a frozen treat and a summer reading bag in our foyer while you’re here!

Teen MQ-Gyver with Mobile Quest

Kit Pick up- July 2nd-7th
Zoom Meeting – July 8th @ 2pm

You will be provided with a kit from the library before the Zoom meeting. The mission will be announced at the start of the Zoom meeting and participants must use the materials in the kit, brainstorm and see what solution is best for the scenario.

Please register with Miss Alyce so you can pick up your kit before the Zoom meeting.

Ages 12-17

*Program is limited to 20 participants.

Fun with Food from your house: Rainbow Popsicles – July 7 at noon


Join Miss Alyce on Zoom as she shows you how to make these yummy frozen treats.

Things you will need:

  • Dixie cups
  • milk (any kind)
  • vanilla pudding or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • food coloring
  • popsicle sticks
  • a few small bowls to put colors in

The meeting information is available here: Fun with Food

Ages 8+ (or 5+ with help of adult)

Make a scene with a kleenex box – July 14

We will be posting a demo video of our teen volunteer Samantha showing how to make a cool diorama out of a kleenex box for ages 10+
Materials you will need:

  • empty kleenex box (top dispensing works best)
  • glue
  • x-acto knife/sharp scissors
  • crayons/markers/colored pencils

The video will be posted on July 14 on our Facebook

Choose Our Own Adventure – July 21 at 1:00

Miss Alyce will read a Choose Your Own Adventure book. Ages 5+

The meeting information is available here: Choose Your Own Adventure

Teen Board Game Day – July 15 at 3:00

Join us to play a virtual board game through Board Game Arena!

Contact Miss Alyce for information & to register

grades 6+

Teen Create an Adventure – July 29 at 2:00

Collaborate with other teens to create a short Choose Your Own Adventure story grades 6+

The meeting information is available here: Teen CYOA

Outdoor Story Walk with Hope Library

North Scituate and Hope Libraries are joining forces to bring your family a fun story walk outside the libraries

Hope : July 15th & 16th 12-6
North Scituate Library: July 22nd & 23rd 12-5 (across the street at the gazebo)

The StoryWalk ® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library

Fairy Tale Escape Room in a Box – July 13th – July 31st

Mobile Quest will be providing a take home escape room to the library for you to take home for a night. It will be available to pick up after 12:30 pm and must be returned the next day by 1 pm, so we can disinfect it for the next family.

Please contact Miss Alyce to reserve a day

Don’t forget our Summer Reading Games are online this year!

Register at

Log your reading, complete fun tasks, or write/draw short book reviews to collect badges. Each badge is worth raffle tickets to enter in one of our drawings at the end of the program!

If you do not have internet please contact Miss Alyce for a paper log

The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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