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Summer means Reading and Fun-filled Programs @ your Library


Summer at the Safety Harbor Library means youth programs galore, summer reading, crafts, and beating the heat at our Terrific Tuesday programs and Wednesday morning story times.  We have a jam packed schedule of summer events for kids that will make any parent or caregiver a happy camper.

Our youth Summer Reading Kick-Off Party is Saturday, June 4, from 11:00 – 4:00 pm.  Drop in at any time and stay as long as you’d like.  Children can join our summer reading program, get their reading log, receive a free book, play games, and create crafts.  (If you can’t make our kick-off, don’t worry, just come to the Youth Department and sign up later.)

Our Terrific Tuesday youth programs from drumming to theatre, magic to puppet shows and more, begin June 14 at 1:00 pm and run through July 19.  These programs are made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Library.  On Saturday, July 30 at 1:00 pm, celebrate your summer reading accomplishments at our End of Summer Reading program with a performance by the Hoola Monsters.

Check out some of our youth events below.  For a complete listing and age requirements, visit our website, www.SafetyHarborLibrary.com.  Registration is required for some programs.

Kids Take the Stage: Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00 pm. Learn basic acting techniques through improv games. Participation in all four classes required. Children will present a performance June 30 at 3:00 pm.

Summer Fun Club: Mondays, June 13-July 25, 1:00 pm. Enjoy stories, crafts, and games.

Wee Artists: Wednesday, June 15 & July 20, 11:15 am.  Young artists ages 2-6 will learn art techniques and create their own masterpieces.

Story Yoga: Thursday, June 16 & July 21, 10:30 am. Enjoy fun animal and nature poses, partner games, interactive stories, and music.

Zumba Kids: Friday, June 17 & July 22, 1:30 pm. Shake, wiggle, and giggle in this fun fitness dance program.

Book-a-Trip-South America: Saturday, June 18, 11:00 am. In time for the summer Olympics, explore South America through pictures, crafts, games, and delicious food.

Bucky & Gigi’s Comedy Show: Tuesday, June 21, 1:00 pm. A variety show that includes magic, mime, and improve!

Safety Harbor Coderdojo: Wednesday, June 22-July 13, 4:00 pm. Ages 7-17. Learn how to code and develop websites, apps, and games. Led by local software professionals. Laptop required. Children in 5th grade or below must have a participating adult. Online registration required at www.shcoderdojo.com

Giving Tree Drum Circle: Tuesday, June 28, 1:00 pm.  Kids will learn about teamwork, drumming and community as they make music together.

Laura Numeroff Story Time Party: Wednesday, June 29, 10:30 am. Bring your little one to celebrate the author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks.

Family BINGO & Game Night: Wednesday, June 29 & July 27, 6:30 pm. Enjoy family time with BINGO, board games, and Wii games! We have Uno, Apples to Apples, Pictionary, and more!

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