2019 Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
at the Grafton Public Library
Monday, June 17th-Friday August 30
Download our Full Calendar of Events for info on programs, Davis Farmland, Read to Bead, earning tickets, Food for Fines, and PRIZES!
The 2019 Summer Library Program will be hosted by the Grafton Public Library has a MUSIC theme this year! All ages are encouraged to participate.
Summer Library Program 2019 officially begins Monday, June 17. Stop by daily for an eTicket to win one of our end of summer prizes!
All summer: Storytime in the park, Summer Stories for Library Babies, LEGO builds, LEGO Brick Builders Club, Silly Science, Teen Crafternoon, Family Movie Night, GUM Ukulele Club, book discussions, color me calm, knitting group, Nerdfighters, Dungeons & Dragons, arts & crafts, ukulele lessons, and more!
NEW! Read to Bead Program for tracking your summer reading!
Questions? Please see our Patron FAQs or call the Library 508-839-4649.
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You can earn electronic raffle tickets for amazing cool prizes! Winners will be chosen in three age groups: Adult, Teen and Kids. Winning is as easy as 1-2-3!
- Earn 1 eTicket for each day you visit the Library
- Earn 2 eTickets for each food item you donate to the Grafton Food Bank (Max of 20 tickets/10 items per person)
- Earn 3 eTickets for each Library program you attend
Prizes: Oh boy, the PRIZES!!! Grand Prize – Winner’s Choice from ONE of the following prizes:
*Winner picks gift card from: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Game Stop, Stop-n-Shop, Wegmans, Regal Cinema, Showcase Cinemas, Grafton Country Store, Apple Tree Arts, or Hunter’s Tavern at the Grafton Inn.
All winners must have a C/W MARS library card. Grand prize winner must be a resident of Grafton.
VOTE for New Animal Buddies! Our Fox, Red Panda, and Cheetah plush are well loved in our Children’s Room. In 2017 we added the Giant Panda, Sea Turtle, and Fennec Fox. In 2018, we added the Fur Seal Pup, Ocelot and Snowy Owl. Again this year, we will be adding 3 new friends from the World Wildlife Federation for them to play with. We need your help deciding who we will get. Stop by this summer and vote for your favorites. You can vote each day you visit the Library. Then, visit us in the fall to meet our winners!
Food for Fines: Donate to the Grafton Food Bank instead of paying your overdue fines this summer (and earn tickets)! The Library will accept non-perishable, unexpired food, toiletries and school supplies from July 1-August 31 in lieu of fines. Food for Fines may not be used to pay for lost or missing materials, printing or faxing fees, or replacement library cards.
Grafton Public Library supports Grafton Public Schools – stop in for your summer reading titles!
Sponsors: The 2019 MA Statewide Summer Reading Program is sponsored by:
- Grafton Public Library
- Friends of the Grafton Public Library
- Town of Grafton
- Grafton Recreation Department
- Grafton Cultural Council, an agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council
- Apple Tree Arts
- Willard House & Clock Museum
- Massachusetts Library System
- Boston Bruins
- Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)
- Collaborative Library Summer Program (CLSP)