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Posted on: May 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] June Virtual Summer Reading Events for Children

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The University Park Public Library and the Highland Park Library are joining together to bring families virtual Summer Reading Events for children.

 June 10, 3 p.m. - Mad Science, Tell-Tale Science

Bring fairy tales and science to life in this pre-recorded presentation of "Tell-Tale Science."

On June 10, the Library will send out a link to the show to email subscribers. Please feel free to share the link with family and friends. Please email to be added as an email subscriber.   

This virtual program will include a list of scavenger hunt items readily available in a home. Download and print the Scavenger Hunt List to prepare for the virtual Mad Science show.                                        

Be sure to sign up for the 2020 Children’s Summer Reading Club at Participants can earn 25 points towards their reading goal for each virtual event they attend this summer. 

 More June Virtual Summer Reading Events 

June 17, 3 p.m. - Creature Teacher, "Zoom the Zoo"

Make some new animal friends while you have fun learning about them in this live Zoom presentation.

Please email by Tuesday, June 16 to register and receive the meeting code and password. This program is limited to 100 Zoom participants.

June 24, 3 p.m. - Grace Hula Company 

Learn the fun and fast-paced style of hula dancing from the pros in this live Zoom presentation.

Please email by Tuesday, June 23 to register and receive the meeting code and password. This program is limited to 100 Zoom participants. 

Additional Ways to Contact the Library

Please reach out to Library staff in the following ways:

  • By email, or the Ask a Librarian Service available on the Library’s website
  • By phone, 214-559-9400; if prompted to leave a message, please know messages will be checked regularly
  • By Live Chat on the Library’s Home Page or Welcome Page, Tuesdays - Saturdays from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Please email the Library or sign up online (select Library News and Services) to be added to our subscriber list to receive email updates from the Library.

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