The Summer Reading theme this year is “A Universe for Stories,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. Here are five things to do with your library card!
READ: “Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years” by Stacy McAnulty. Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid-friendly facts, readers will discover key moments in Earth’s life, from her childhood more than 4 billion years ago all the way up to present day.”
WATCH: “First Man” starring Ryan Gosling. A look at the life of the astronaut Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
LISTEN: Attend “Constellations Uncovered” at the Elkton Central Branch at 3:30 p.m. June 6. “Discover the legends and mythology behind the constellations.” For ages 11-17.
EXPLORE: “Escape Room: Space Station” at the Perryville Branch on June 6. There will be three programs at 4 to 5 p.m., 5 to 6 p.m., and 6 to 7 p.m. “Your team has only 60 minutes left before running out of oxygen; activating the rescue shuttle is your only chance of survival. Can you escape in time? For ages 11-17.
CREATE: “How to Draw Incredible Aliens and Cool Space Stuff” by Fiona Gowen. “Inside ‘How to Draw Incredible Aliens and Cool Space Stuff,’ they’ll find easy, step-by-step instructions for drawing their favorite outer space scenery or out-of-this-world alien. A handy index in the back of the book makes it easy to find favorites to practice again and again.”