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Summer Reading Program 2022

We are so excited to have you joining us for SRP 2022! This year we will spend lots of time hanging out at Holt Park doing crafts, eating ice cream and launching rockets. Check out the schedule of events below and be sure to sign up and get your free book! Remember, you don't need to sign up to come to our events.


June 29, 11-noon, Holt Park

Clay Impressions

Explore the world around you through clay impressions! Bring your own items, use ours, or find something at the park to make a clay impression. We will have paint available to decorate our impressions.

July 6, 11-noon, Holt Park

Stomp Rockets

Stomp rockets are back! Come down and make your own stomp rocket. Decorate, assemble, and launch your own rocket.

July 13th, 11-noon, Holt Park

Nasturtiums and Bubbles

Join us to decorate a small pot and plant your own nasturtium seed in it too! Plus, bubbles! So. Many. Bubbles.

July 20th,  11-noon, Holt Park

Art in the Park

Time for a favorite Creswell activity… rock painting! We will have rocks and paint ready to go! If you can, please bring a box or another way to safely transport your painted rocks back home. We will also have lots of chalk available to decorate rocks and sidewalks!

July 27, 11-noon, Holt Park

Homopolar Motors

We did this as a take-home activity for teens this past year and it was awesome! Bring your kids down and we can all make a simple motor together!

August 3, 11-noon, Holt Park

Slime Time

Slime has been a hit since we first made it together a few years back. Time to make it again! We will have everything you need to make your slime and safely get it back home.

August 10, Wednesday, 11-noon, Holt Park

Tie-Dye Day

Time for some more color fun! Please bring a white t-shirt to dye. We will not have t-shirts for everyone to use so please bring your own. This event can get pretty messy. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing.

August 17, 11-noon, Holt Park

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Kick the can ice cream! Make your own ice cream in a paint can. Pick your flavor, get your milk and sugar, and get to kicking!



Registering for Summer Reading is super easy! Either drop by the library and fill out a paper form or use this link to sign up online:

After you have done one of those two things drop by the library and pick up your free book! There are book carts located in the back of the children's section where you can select your free book. Ask us for help if you get lost.


Tracking your reading!

You can begin tracking your reading online starting June 21st. You can track your reading by picking up journals from the library (available June 21st) or you can use our online journal found here: If you use our online journal you can pick up your library dollars on Tuesdays or Fridays at the library.


What are library dollars?

Library dollars are earned for reading 5 hours (ages 7-18) or by completing 10 early literacy activities (ages 0-6). You can use these dollars to buy prizes from the library! 


You can download our Program and Info sheet here: 

SRP 2022 Info Sheet and Events.pdf
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