Summer Reading Program

2024 Summer Reading Program
Adventure Begins at your Library

Beat the Summer Slump — Keep Kids Reading!

Eight weeks of events, prizes, and FUN during June & July!

Kickoff Party: Stay Tuned for New Date!
at the Central Social District Park215 E Van Alstyne Pkwy, Van Alstyne, TX 75495

Every Monday & every other Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
at the Methodist Church Gym (unless otherwise scheduled) —  230 East Shreveport, Van Alstyne, TX 75495

June 3Brett RobertsLearn all about bubbles & light with this fun interactive program!
June 10David SlickGuinness world record holding juggler
June 15Ken FrawleyFun program with puppets, roping, & more!
June 17Ramblin’ RitaTexas themed interactive story time!
June 24Big Rig Day*Explore all the big rigs that help VA run
June 29Wildlife on the MoveAll the critters you thought you hated… snakes, tarantulas, and more!
July 1LEGO DayBring your own or build with ours. The only limit is your imagination!
July 8Story Stroll^
July 13Blackland Prairie RaptorsIntroducing the world of raptors! Learn all about hawks, owls, and falcons.
July 15Professor BrainiusExciting science based program with positivity & kindness throughout
July 22Dan ParrMusic from a rad musician. Enjoy a fun & interactive performance.
July 27Amanda SlickExperience hula-hooping & magic in this fun-filled program.
July 29Wildlife on the MoveLearn about amazing animals in this interactive show

*Come visit our Big Rigs at the Central Social District Park – 215 E Van Alstyne Pkwy, Van Alstyne, TX 75495
^The Story Stroll is available starting at 10:30 am that Monday and will be available all week at Forrest Moore Park – 1890 Waco St, Van Alstyne, TX 75495

Reader Incentive Program CODE: 1d73a June 1 – July 31

  • Download the app
  • Enter the code when prompted
  • Track your minutes in the app through June & July
  • When you’ve read 300 minutes or 20 Steps, come to the library to pick up your prize!
  • Keep tracking your minutes and if you can hit 1500 (or 100 steps) you’ll be entered into our grand prize drawing!

Be sure to join us for Crafts, Story Time, and Fun with Ms. Vickie Wednesday’s 10:30am & Noon at the Library
(Best suited for 5 and under)

The Summer Reading Program is FREE and open to the entire family, thanks to the Friends of the Van Alstyne Public Library and National Financial Literacy Campaign