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2017 Summer Reading Program!

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An Afternoon at the Movies!

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Come join us for a relaxing afternoon watching a movie and munching on snacks! (The movie title will be released closer to the activity date.) The movie begins at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 and is open to all ages.

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Indiana WILD Hands-On Animal Program

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Enjoy this hands-on experience and meet some unique new animals with this Indiana WILD experience. The program begins at 2:00 p.m. and is open to all ages.  

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Library Carnival of Readers

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Our Summer Reading Program’s Grand Finale will be a Carnival of Games, complete with prizes! Please note: Children MUST be enrolled and ACTIVE in the ACPL’s Summer Reading Program to participate in this event.

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Library Scavenger Hunts

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Become a super sleuth and search for items in and around the library with your own team of experts! This group is for children who are enrolled in the ACPL Summer Reading Program.

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Ronald McDonald’s Magic Show

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Join us for a fun and lively magic show featuring everyone’s favorite clown, Ronald McDonald! The show begins at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 12th.

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Sidewalk Chalk Art Day

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Let your creativity shine when you particpate in our Sidewalk Chalk Day activity on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, starting at 2:00 p.m. All supplies will be furnished and prizes will be awarded. Children need to be enrolled in the ACPL’s Summer Reading Program to participate in this event.

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Bring along your favorite stuffed animal for this fun “sleep over” activity! We’ll listen to stories and play some games before the children say goodnight to their stuffed animals and head for home. The stuffed animals will spend the night (and get into all kinds of antics…which we …

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The Water Show!

Akron Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program Always a highlight in our summer programming, be sure to attend the ever-popular Water Show on Monday, June 26, 2017, starting at 2:00 p.m. You’ll get wet with this outdoor event, so come prepared with a towel and maybe even a swimsuit!

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