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The Dexter Free Library has been serving the community since 1924.   Join us this summer as we celebrate the library's 90th year!     

FIZZ, BOOM, READ! Summer Reading Program


The summer reading program will be held Wednesdays in July beginning on July 9th at 10am.  We will be offering two programs each week geared for ages 2 to 6 and ages 7 and up.

All children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver while at the library.

Programs & Activities for Children Ages 6 and under:

July 9th - Stories:  Elmer and the Rainbow by David McKee and Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walst, Craft:  Make your own rainbow elephant, Science Activity: make a bouncing ball

July 16th- Stories:  Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand & Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld, Craft: make a tissue paper kite, Science Activity:  Pop Rocks Expander.

July 23rd - Story:  The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall, Craft:  Life cycle of an apple, Science Activity: Starch slime

July 30th - Stories: I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry & I Get Wet by Vicki Cobb, Craft: tropical fish, Science Activity: make an easy lava lamp

Programs & Activities for ages 7+

Mad Scientist Reading Challenge.   Read from our selection of Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist books by Jim Benton and be eligible to win a Rainbow Loom Starter Kit.

July 9th - Science trivia and fun science using mentos and soda!

July 16th - Pop Rocks! and tree planting at the library.

July 23rd - Rockets!  Get ready to launch!

July 30th - Bring an old t-shirt to turn into a tote and fun with bubbles!


Board of Trustees Meetings

Meetings of the Library Board of Trustees are held the second Monday of the month at 7pm.


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