Summer Reading Program-2019

Universe of Stories

Adult Summer Reading Program

June 24- August 10

Write very short reviews (one or two sentences) about the books you read this summer to enter our weekly summer reading drawing!  Registration for this program begins on June 24.                                                      

Thank you to the Friends of the Lee Public Library for encouraging all readers to read by sponsoring the Summer Reading Program.

Children’s Summer Events

Special Events

July 11, 10:30 a.m.—Wildlife Encounters. This popular wildlife program returns again. Held at Madbury Town Hall. 

July 13 , 9-11 a.m. Train Day Stop by and play with trains.  Lots of tracks and trains means lots of fun.  

July 18, 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.—(3 sessions) Traveling

Planetarium. Go to the Durham Public Library website @ and scroll down to see the 3 sign-up links. Each session is capped at 25 participants.

August 3, 9-11 a.m.—Lego Day Stop by and play with Legos.

August 8, 10:30—Summer Reading Finale, Cake and Juice

Sandwich and a Story at the Park – Thursdays, 11:30-12:30

Bring a bag lunch and join us at Little Rive Park on Thursday July 25, August 1, 15 & 22 and enjoy a story or two, some movement activities, lunch and some time with friends.

Tiny Tots Lapsit—Tuesdays in July & August—3:00 p.m.

For children up to 2 years of age, this 20 minute program offers songs, stories and movement with relaxed time afterwards for play and socializing.

Story Time –Fridays—10:30-11:30

These fun 30-40 minute programs for ages 2-6 include stories, songs, finger plays, flannel board and a craft. Registration is not required

July 5 – Space/Rockets

July 12 – Animals

July 19 – Space/Planets

July 26 – Under the Sea

August 2 – Aliens

August 9 – Space

August 16 – Summer Fun

School Age Story Time/Craft –Fridays –3:00 p.m.

These fun 40-60 minute programs for children ages 7+ include stories and an activity and/or craft. Registration is requested.

July 5 – Space/Sparkle Bracelets

July 12 – Animal/Dog/Cat Toys

July 19 – Space/Planets/Galaxy Slime

July 26 – Under the Sea/Woven Baskets

August 2 – Aliens/Feather Key Chains

August 9 – Space/Duct Tape Pencil Case

August 16 – Summer Fun/ TBD

DROP IN CRAFTS WEEKLY-Rockets, Elephants, Bookmarks, Aquariums, Aliens, Jellyfish