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Main Summer Reading Games

2015 Summer Reading Games @ Main Library

Check out the 2015 Summer Reading Games for ages 0-10. If you are 11-17 years old check out our Teen Summer Reading Games!

Read all summer long!

Every 2 Hours of Reading Time = Hero Prize
10 Hours of Reading Time = Superhero Prize Pack
Each Additional Hour of Reading = Prize Drawing Ticket

Summer Camps & Day Cares: If you plan to attend any library programs or visit the library, please contact the Library well in advance to make sure we are prepared to accommodate additional children. Thank you!

Register for our 2015 Summer Reading Games, "Every Hero Has A Story" @ your local Massanutten Regional Library branch starting Monday, June 1. Lots of great prizes and free special events. Don't miss out!

When a child (0-17) registers for the Summer Reading Games, he or she will receive a Free Friday Wristband. The wristband is your child’s free pass to all Free Friday venues. Each child will receive ONE free wristband and they MUST register for the Summer Reading Games to receive it. Replacement wristbands may be purchased for $2 at any branch.

Thank You!

A HUGE thank you to our awesome Summer Reading Games sponsors! Check out the list of local businesses who have made this year's program possible!

Super Pool Pass Week

When you sign up for the Summer Reading Games you will receive a Super Pool Pass! This pass is good for one free child’s admission with a paying adult at your choice of either Ashby Pool, Broadway Community Pool, Grand Caverns Pool, Timberville Pool, or Westover Pool during the week of June 7-13. Check here for pool hours and locations. All pool rules apply.

Free Fridays @ Area Attractions

Check out the Free Friday events. Be sure to register for the Summer Reading Games to get your Free Friday Wristband - your ticket to SUPER things!
(Library cards will NOT grant access to events)

@ YOUR Library

This special IMAX style theater will be at the YOUR Library Thursday, June 18 from 11 AM to 7 PM and showings will be approximately every 30 mins. Registration for a specific showing is highly recommended please call the Main Library at ext. 107 to reserve a spot. This opporunity was made possibly thanks to a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Walmart Distribution Center. Find out more details.

Fancy Nancy: The Musical @ YOUR Library

Get your fancy on with this fun production by Roanoke Children's Theatre at YOUR Library Wednesday, July 1 @ 6 PM!


Stories from Aunt Nelly's Mountain Home @ YOUR Library

Find out about this wonderful production by Mountain Marionettes at YOUR Library Saturday, July 25 @ 2 PM!

Family Flicks @ YOUR Library

Join us for a family friendly movie in the Community Youth Center in the Youth Services Department!
Monday, June 8 @ 2 PM: Disney Pixar's Toy Story (1995, G)
Tuesday, June 16 @ 6 PM: Disney's Big Hero 6 (2014, PG)
Monday, June 22 @ 2 PM: Universal Pictures' Despicable Me 2 (2013, PG)
Tuesday, June 30 @ 6 PM: Disney's Tinker Bell & the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014, G)
Monday, July 6 @ 2 PM: Disney Pixar's Monsters University (2013, G)
Tuesday, July 14 @ 6 PM: Disney's Super Buddies (2013, G)
Monday, July 20 @ 2 PM: Miramax's Spy Kids (2001, PG)
Tuesday, July 28 @ 6 PM: Warner Bros.' The Goonies (1985, PG)

Everyday Heroes @ YOUR Library

Kids Like You! Saturday, June 6 @ 1 PM - stories from local kids who we think are real heroes!

Harrisonburg Police Deparment, Satruday, June 13 @ 1 PM - Police vehicle display including a cruiser, the DARE Mustang, a motorcycle, a bicycle and possibly a command post truck! Plus more fun activities inside.

Fire Department, Saturday July 11 @ 1 PM - A fire truck to check out as well as other interaction with real-life firefighters!

Read with... @ YOUR Library

...Andy the Armadillo: Thursday, June 11 @ 11 AM
...the Turks: Thursday, June 25 @ 11 AM
...Police Officer John: Thursday, July 9 @ 11 AM
...the Chick-fil-A Cow: Thursday, July 16 @ 11 AM
...a Firefighter: Thursday, July 23 @ 11 AM

Hero Construction @ YOUR Library

Kids in grades K-5, dig into crafty conundrums and tunnel through intriguing books @ YOUR Library’s Hero Construction craft time Thursdays @ 2 PM, June 11-July 30.

Lego Club @ YOUR Library

Let your imagination go WILD! Create and build with Legos, 2nd Thursdays @ 4 PM. Bigger blocks for smaller hands also available.

Dogs 2 Read 2 @ YOUR Library

Grab a book, get comfy & read to your library’s very own registered therapy dog, Thursdays @ 2:30 PM. All reading levels are encouraged.

Summer Reading Games Trophy

Read, read, read and help your Harrisonburg City Elementary School win the Summer Reading Games Trophy! Find out more information.

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