Summer Reading Program (Children, Teens, Adults)

We have lots of fun programs planned for our Summer Reading Program which we will held in June and July.   

Please see full descriptions below.  


All programs will be held at the L & N Depot and Etowah Community Center.  Please note the program location with each description.


Books will be available for checkout at each program with your library card.



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June Calendar of Events


July Calendar of Events


Instructions for Incentive Prizes & Brag Tags


Reading Log






Monday, June 5th @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm @ L & N Depot

Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Our kickoff celebration will be held on the L & N Depot grounds and will include waterslides and bounce houses.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel and prepare to get wet!  You can still register for the Summer Reading Program on this day.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



Tuesday, June 6th @ 1:00 pm @ L & N Depot

All About Trains  

Special guests from the Tennessee Valley Railroad will be sharing their knowledge about trains.  We will also have a fun time of stories and crafts in addition to a kid-friendly train ride.             This is a program for children.

 


Wednesday, June 7th @ 1:00 pm @ L & N Depot

Trains Storytime & STEM Train Activity 

Embark on a special train storytime with a fun STEM train building activity.  This is a program for children.



Monday, June 12th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Keep McMinn Beautiful 

Come join us for a fun learning opportunity and see how you can help build a better world through recycling.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.

 


Tuesday, June 13th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

STEM Building Day

What can you build out of ordinary every day items?  Join us for a fun time!  This is a program for children.


Tuesday, June 13th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

TEENS STEM Building Challenge

Teens - what can you build and how high can you build it?  The sky's the limit!  This is a program for teens.



Wednesday, June 14th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Family Movie Event

We will be showing a family-friendly movie and serving popcorn.  Bring the whole family!  Call the library at 263-9475 for movie information.  

This is a program for children, teens and adults.


Wednesday, June 14th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Carnegie Library

Adults - Introduction to R.E.A.D.S.

Bring your eReader and library card and learn how you can check out library books, audiobooks, and video for free with your library card.

This is a program for adults.



Monday, June 19th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee Storytime & First Aid Program

A special guest from the Epilepsy Foundation will present an educational program about seizure recognition and first aid.

This is a program for children, teens, and adults.



Tuesday, June 20th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Art Day 

Create your own masterpiece with paint and create a mosaic!  This is a program for children.


Tuesday, June 20th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

TEENS Art Day

Unleash your creativity painting with your feet!  This is a program for teens.



 Wednesday, June 21st @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Family Movie Event

We will be showing a family-friendly movie and serving popcorn.  Bring the whole family!  Call the library at 263-9475 for movie information.

This is a program for children, teens and adults.



 Thursday, June 22nd @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Chattanooga Zoo  

Join us as we learn about a 'Recipe for a Habitat'.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.

 


Monday, June 26th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

American Museum of Science & Energy

Join us for a fun, hands-on learning experience about magnetism!  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



 Tuesday, June 27th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Sow What? Seeds! 

Learn about why seeds are important, what they do, and how they affect our everyday lives.  This is a program for children.


Tuesday, June 27th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

TEENS - Adulting is Hard! 

Learn some life skills!  This is a program for teens.



Wednesday, June 28th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Family Movie Event

We will be showing a family-friendly movie and serving popcorn.  Bring the whole family!  Call the library at 263-9475 for movie information.

This is a program for children, teens and adults.


Wednesday, June 28th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Carnegie Library

Adults - Introduction to TEL (Tennessee Electronic Library)

Learn about all the resources freely available to all Tennessee residents, including Geneaology, ACT, SAT, GED, HiSet test prep, research, career tools, and so much more!  

This is a program for adults.



Monday, July 3rd @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

'D’ is for Dumptruck Storytime & Create Your Own Book

Join us for a fun storytime, learn a rap, and create your own book.  This is a program for children.



Wednesday, July 5th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Family Movie Event

We will be showing a family-friendly movie and serving popcorn.  Bring the whole family!  Call the library at 263-9475 for movie information.

This is a program for children, teens and adults.




Wednesday, July 5th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Carnegie Library

Career Resources  

Learn about free available resources for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills. 

This is a program for adults.



Thursday, July 6th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Community Vehicle Petting Zoo

Join us for a fun, hands-on learning opportunity about the vehicles in our community that make our world a better place.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



Monday, July 10th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Mr. Bond the Science Guy 

Mr. Bond will show us how science makes our world better.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



Tuesday, July 11th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

House Building Storytime & Craft

Join us for a fun storytime and create your own house.  This is a program for children.


Tuesday, July 11th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

TEENS - Cupcake Wars

Design a cupcake creation inspired by your favorite book or movie character.  This is a program for teens.



Wednesday, July 12th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Family Movie Event

We will be showing a family-friendly movie and serving popcorn.  Bring the whole family!  Call the library at 263-9475 for movie information.

This is a program for children, teens and adults.



Thursday, July 13th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

McMinn Regional Humane Society 

Members will present a program on the importance of taking care of your pets.  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



READING LOGS DUE MONDAY (7/17/17)

Monday, July 17th @ 1:00 pm @ Etowah Community Center

Blackout Party

Join us for a fun time playing in the dark!  This is a program for children, teens and adults.



Tuesday, July 18th @ 1:00 pm @ L & N Depot

Pirate Storytime & Treasure Hunt

Let's read some stories about pirates and venture on a treasure hunt!  This is a program for children.



Wednesday, July 19th @ 1:00 pm @ L & N Depot

Tea Party Closing Celebration 

Join us for our annual Tea Party!  'Pirates and Mermaids' is this year's theme.  Light refreshments will be served (tea party style) and reading certificates and prizes will be awarded this day.  Keep a weather eye on the horizon.......some real pirates may just float into town!  

This is a program for children, teens and adults.

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