Join us as we celebrate the 50thAnniversary of the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landing during Summer Reading 2019. Parents, register your children aged 4 through grade 12 in person at the Library. Our programs are guaranteed to be high-interest for all ages. All programs are on Tuesdays at 1:30pm, with one exception- “Animals in Space” is “Just-for-Teens” at 4:30pm.
June 18th Summer Reading begins, as it has for the past few years, with the Catasauqua Garden Club helping us plant flowers in pots to take home. This year, the flowers represent the “Sun, Moon and Stars.”
June 25th Decorate “Moon Landing” cupcakes with Blondie.
July 2nd Skype to Japan for a “Star Festival” with Storyteller Karen Maurer.
July 9th Make and launch your own rocket with the Da Vinci Science Center.
July 16th Moravian College’s “Professor Gary” guides us through the July 20, 1969 Moon Landing. That Apollo 11 mission launched from earth on July 16, 1969!
July 16th Learn about “Animals in Space,” a program Just-for-Teens at 4:30pm.
July 23rd Watch NASA’s acclaimed new movie “Apollo 11,” a movie for all ages.
July 30th Summer Reading 2019 concludes with our traditional visit from Officer Wiseman, K9 Officer Zora and Oogies’s Ice Cream Truck with treats for everyone!
“One Good Deed,” David Baldacci
“Sidney Sheldon’s The Silent Widow,” Tilly Bagshawe
“The Guest Book,” Sarah Blake
“The Oracle,” Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
“Cari Mora,” Thomas Harris
“Summer of ’69,” Elin Hilderbrand
“Paranoid,” Lisa Jackson
“Robert B. Parker’s Buckskin,” Robert Knott
“Window on the Bay,” Debbie Macomber
“Tom Clancy Enemy Contact,” Mike Maden
“The Summer Guests,” Mary Alice Monroe
“The 13 Minute Murder,” James Patterson
“Sophia, Princess Among Beasts,” James Patterson with Emily Raymond
“Under Currents,” Nora Roberts
“The New Girl,” Daniel Silva
“Lost and Found,” Danielle Steel
“Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy,” Dan Abrams and David Fisher
“Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee,” Casey Cep
“Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War,” Ray Lambert and Jim DeFelice
“Howard Stern Comes Again,” Howard Stern
“The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline and the New Generation- A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy,” J. Randy Taraborrelli
“The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation,” Brenda Wineapple
“Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11,” Mitchell Zuckoff
“National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020,” National Geographic Kids
CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS:
“Sticks,” Diane Alber
“Hair Love,” Matthew A. Cherry
“Dear Boy,” Paris Rosenthal and Jason Rosenthal
“Dr. Seuss’s I Love Pop!: A Celebration of Dads,” Dr. Seuss
“The Pigeon Has to Go to School,” Mo Willems