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Summer Reading Special Programs

Build a Better World - Summer Reading 2017


Summer Reading is for Everyone!

Stop by any library to sign up! Ages 0-6th grade can sign their first building brick to put on the library wall. Read whatever you choose—books, magazines, manga, comics, audiobooks, etc.—for a total of 20 hours. Turn in your reading log and be entered in a drawing for LEGOs (kids) or Kindle (teens/adults)! Reading all summer helps keep your brain sharp—and it’s fun!

All special programs are free and no sign-up is necessary. See your library for more information.


Build Knowledge with Dewey 101*

          Colville Public Library    Mondays @ Noon

   June 5: Meet Your Community Paper

                  000-Generalities- Katie Leithead

   June 12:  Carl Jung: The Archetype as the Foundation of Dream

100-Philosophy- Catherine Reimer

   June 19:  The Musical of Hope: Les Miserables

 200-Religion- Lance Rhoades

   June 26: The Impact of Law on Berlin

300-Law- Sue Richart

   July 3: Language as a Gateway

400-Language– TBA

   July 10: Animals of the Colville National Forest

500-Science– TBA

   July 17: The Stories Bodies Tell

                 600-Technology- Lorrie Sampson

   July 24: Jazz History: New Orleans-Where It All Came Together

700-Arts- Brent Purvis

   July 31:  Who’s Afraid of Public Speaking

800-Literature- Adena Sabins

   August 7:  A Possible Friend: History in Artifacts

900-History- Jack Nisbet     


Track Your Reading Online!

Go to

from your computer, tablet, or smartphone


1. Register to create an account; its FREE and easy!

2. Login to your account to track your reading.

3. Complete activity challenges to earn badges and share your success!

4. Visit the library to tell us about all the cool things you’ve done!


Build a Better Outdoors! Ranger Reads
Join a local park ranger at the library for  "Ranger Reads" - a fun storytime for elementary-aged kids who want to explore nature.

  Loon Lake           July 11     11 am

  Kettle Falls         July 11      3 pm

  Colville             July 12    11 am

  Chewelah          July 12    3 pm

  Lakeside            July 19    10:30 am


Week 3: Be Healthy, Be Happy, Be Fit! 
Celebrate healthy living with crafts and activities focused on nutrition, wellness and fitness.   

Kettle Falls -  Tues., July 26 @ 11:00  Northport - Tues., July 26 @ 3:00
Colville - Wed., July 27 @ 11:00   Onion Creek - Wed., July 27 @ 3:00
Lakeside - Thurs., July 28 @ 11:00   Chewelah - Thurs., July 28 @ 3:00
Loon Lake - Fri., July 29 @ 11:00  Hunters - Fri., July 29 @ 3:00

Science with Mobius - Air!
Learn about the importance of air to athletes (and everyone else!) and the amazing things air can do. Fun for the curious of all ages. 
Lakeside - Wednesday, August 3 @ 1:00pm
Chewelah - Wednesday, August 3 @ 4:00pm
Kettle Falls - Thursday, August 4 @ 11:00am
Colville - Thursday, August 4 @ 2:00pm

For a printable calendar with all of our Summer Programs, Click Here.




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