Reading By Design summer reading is here!
Summer Reading programs will begin on June 12 and end on July 21.
Weekly Programs for Children
BINGO Tuesdays @ 2:00
Fun for the whole family! Join us to play bingo and win fun prizes.
*Family Build It Tuesdays @ 6:00
Bring your whole family to build with the supplies we provide.
June 20: Deconstruction Build
June 27: Paper Airplanes
July 11: Cardboard Regatta
July 18: Masterpiece Mural
*Invention Lab Fridays @ 2:00
Discover your inner creator! A new lab project will be introduced every week
June 23: Zoetrope
June 30: CD Hovercraft
July 7: Das Bottle
July 14: Gami-Bot
Preschool Playground Every other Tuesday, June 13 & 27 @ 10:00
Grab you little one and some friends to come and enjoy playtime at the library. There will be toys, music, books, and sensory activities. You may even manage to have some grown-up conversation! Intended for children 5 and under.
Inventor Movie Wednesdays @ Noon
Bring a lunch or snack to the library and enjoy a movie featuring some of your favorite inventors! Please see the newsletter for weekly movie titles.
June and July Summer Reading Storytimes
All Ages Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:00
All ages welcome.
Northtrail Park Storytime Fridays @ 10:00
Join us for a special outdoor storytime at Northtrail Park! Books, bubbles, a parachute, and a playground. What’s not to love?!
Down on the Farm Storytime with Barnyard Discoveries Thursday, July 6 @ 10:00
Enjoy a storytime about farm animals and then stay for a visit from Barnyard Discoveries and their miniature farm animals!
Firetruck Storytime Thursday, July 13 @ 10:00
Love firtrucks? Come for a special storytime, meet the Dunlap firefighters, and explore a fire engine!
June and July Programs for Children
Outdoor Sports & Lunch on the Lawn Thursday, June 22 @ 2:00
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn after joining in our outdoor activities!
Water Day! Monday, June 26 @ 2:00
Join us for a day of outdoor water fun! We will play games for all ages including, water balloon toss, Drip Drip Splash, and more. Remember to bring your sunscreen and towel.
Robotics Round Up Thursday, June 29 @ 1:00
Meet the Dunlap High School Robotics Team! Get an up close look at the cool things involved in robotics and take part in some awesome activities.
Forest Park Nature Center Monday, July 3 @ 2:00
Learn about animals local to our region when Forest Park Nature Center visits the library!
Barnyard Discoveries Thursday, July 6 @ 10:00
Barnyard Discoveries visits with their miniature animals!
*PAWS to Read Saturday, July 8 @ 11:00
Read to the pups! The Peoria Humane Society will bring their therapy dogs for you to read to. *Registration requested
Coast Guard Visit Monday, July 10 @ 2:00
The Coast Guard will visit the library to talk about water safety. Get an up close look at a coast guard boat they will be bringing!
Dunlap Fire Department Visit Thursday, July 13 @ 10:00
Love firetrucks? Come for a special storytime, meet the Dunlap firefighters, and explore a fire engine!
Art Lessons with Chris McBrien Monday, July 17 @ 2:00
How you view your world is all about the art of design. Join us for a special, all ages art lesson from our friend Chris!
YA Summer Reading
YA programs are intended for patrons 8th grade – 12th grade
YA Weekly Programs
YA Creation Station Mondays @ 6:00
Join us every week for some casual creating!
June 19: Jewelry & Key Chains
June 26: Smart Phone Inventions
July 3: Desk Top Garden
July 10: Make It Mayhem
July 17: Paint Bombing
Adulting 101 Thursdays @ 6:00
Adulting is hard! Let us make it a little easier for you – come to our weekly series on the things you really need to know to be an adult. We will discuss everything from finances, to cars, food, and how to sew on a button.
June 22: Dot It Yourself
June 29: Accounting
July 6: Food for Thought
July 13: Car Maintenance
July 20: The Art of Organizing
YA June and July Programs
TAB Meeting Thursday, June 8 @ 6:00
Outdoor Movie! Friday, June 23 @ 8:30
Check out our newsletter for the movie title.
Volunteen Saturday Saturday, July 15 9:00-4:00
Come in to get service hours while doing some relaxing craft prep. Work for as little or as long as you would like, and help us get ready for the next month while you rack up some needed hours.