Summer Programming

Rock Out at the Library with the Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program:

Keep the whole family reading this summer with Cole Library’s Summer Reading Program.  This year, we have 3 different  programs: Children, Teen, and Parent Reading Partners.  Sign up at the 1st floor circulation desk to take part. The theme this year is Libraries Rock! 

Summer Activities: 

Monday Morning Movies:

Beginning June 4th, each Monday morning at 10 a.m. Cole Library will host Monday Morning Movies in Room 108. The library will show a feature G or PG rated movie. Mount Vernon Bank and Trust is sponsoring this program. Each person in attendance will get a free popcorn and drink.

June 4: Paddington 2
June 11: Peter Rabbit
June 18: My Little Pony
June 25: Coco
July 2: Sing
July 9: Cars
July 16: Early Man
July 23: Black Panther
July 30: Sherlock Gnomes
August 6: A Wrinkle in Time

Lego Club:

Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club meets every Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 a.m., on the 2nd floor.

Wednesday Workshop:

Let your creativity run wild at our weekly science/arts-and-crafts program. Wednesday Workshops are held every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108.  Space is limited, so please RSVP to 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

June 6: Rockets
June 13: Father’s Day Cards
June 20: Animal Craft
June 27: No Workshop – Blank Park Zoo at 1:00 p.m.
July 4: No Workshop – Library Closed
July 11: Squirt Gun Painting
July 18: No Workshop – Fossil Program with Emily Walsh
July 25: Rock Candy Experiment
August 1: Slime
August 8: DIY Instruments
August 15: Weather Makers

Paws for Reading:

If you like dogs and reading then we have a special treat for you! Each Thursday during the summer, from 2:00-3:30 p.m., we will have a therapy dog here in the library for you to read to. Stop in at the first floor circulation desk and sign up for a 15 minute time slot.

Blank Park Zoo

The Blank Park Zoo will bring some awesome animals to the library on Wednesday, June 27 at 1:00 p.m. on the library’s second floor. Come and meet these animal friends!

Fossil Workshop with The Rock Doc!

Wednesday, July 18th at 10:00am on the library’s 2nd floor
Come learn about Coralville Lake’s Devonian Fossil Gorge and examine fossils found there! Use your detective skills to learn what these fossils tell us about the environment 375 million years ago when the fossils were living organisms. This children’s program is free and open to everyone.




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