Summer Reading Program

A Universe of Stories  Prepare to blast off for a Universe of Stories at the Markesan Public Library this Summer!  This year's program is jam packed   with exciting performances and events, reading incentives for the whole family, and lots of fun.  Visit the Library anytime between June 10th to July 31st and pick up a Summer Library Club reader's card to sign up.  Children and teens, turn in your first card to receive a free book.  Then enter the raffle of your choice for each new card you fill out.  Other small incentives will take place weekly so visit and read often.  Adults also can enter reading raffles, especially for them. Prizes will be drawn on Aug. 1st. 

Our Performance & Event Line up is as follows:

Wed.  6/12 1pm:  Reading w/Purdy:  Sign up to read to Purdy, the reading dog.  Purdy loves kids and loves books!  

Wed. 6/19 1pm:  Blast Off Rockets:  Sign up to make and launch your own rockets!  Geared for 8 and up, younger children welcome with a helping adult.

Wed. 6/26 1pm:  Bruce Hetzler Magic: Join us for an "Out of this World" magic show with Bruce Hetzler.  

Wed. 7/10 1pm:  Galaxy Slime:  Sign up for this sparkly, ooeey, gooey make and take.  Geared for 10 and up, younger children welcome with a helping adult.

Wed. 7/17 4pm:  Starlab: Have you ever wondered about the constellations and the moon and the night sky?  If so, sign up for this fascinating indoor traveling planetarium space trip.

Wed. 7/24  All day: Space Escape Room: This puzzler of a program will test your problem solving skills as you race against the clock to find the failsafe code that will stop a National Disaster! Geared towards ages 10-99yrs old.  The room will cycle through 45 minute time slots with up to 6 people per time slot.  Sign up today if you think you have what it takes.

Wed.  7/31 1pm: Reading w/Purdy:  Sign up to read to Purdy, the reading dog.  Reading to Purdy is such a "Pawsitive Experience, we just had to have her come back one more time!

Bonus Event
Thurs 7/18 6:30pm: Open Mic Night : For all our music and poetry lovers!  Sign up to become one of our performers or simply come and enjoy the show as members of the audience.  This wonderful event will take place in the library courtyard weather permitting. 

Help Us Thank Our Sponsors:  Our summer reading program couldn't be what it is without the generosity of our sponsors.  Please help us to say thank you to them with your patronage and support.

Berlin Journal/Markesan Regional Reporter
Green Lake County Fair & Green Lake County Dairy Promotion Committee
Markesan Resident Home
Markesan State Bank
Markesan Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Al Lippart & Associates
Pizza Hut
Subway of Markesan