Summer Reading Club for Kids

July 2 - August 17

Welcome to the Summer Reading Club
To the Stars...and Beyond!
So grab your moon boots and let's get started 

We have an awesome summer reading club lined up for kids age 0-12 years!

Looking for exciting programs and special events for teens and adults?
All the details can be found here.

Register online for the Kids Summer Reading Program (registration opens Tuesday June 11, 2024)

Keep track of your reading to be entered for weekly prizes! The more you read, the more chance you have to win!

  • Register online for the Kids Summer Reading Program (registration opens Tuesday June 11, 2024). Can't register online? No problem give us a call at 780-962-4423 ext.0 or stop by the library in-person and our staff will be happy to register you.
  • Download your reading challenge log (0-12 years) (teens and adults can head over to the Adult Summer Reading Club). You can also pick up your Summer Reading Club registration pack in-person at the Spruce Grove Public Library.
  • Keep track of your reading progress, to complete your log sheet there is a required amount of reading!
  • Send us a photo of your completed reading challenge log to asgprogramming@yrl.ab.ca to be entered in the weekly prize draws throughout the summer. You can also drop it off at the library front desk (don't forget your name, age and contact info).
  • Each completed sheet is an entry for that week's prize draw throughout the summer! The more log sheets you complete, the more chances you have to win!
  • Prizes will be randomly drawn for two age groups each week during the summer (0-6 years and 7-12 years). Maximum one prize per individual.

Summer Programs & Special Events: Brochure

Program and Special Event Accessibility for Guests with Disabilities

These programs are for everyone! Online programs will be captioned. If you require another access service to fully participate or have any questions about accessibility, please contact the Programming Team at asgprogramming@yrl.ab.ca or call us at 780-962-4423 ext. 0.  To ensure the best experience, please try to contact us at your soonest convenience.

Register for programs via the Programs and Events calendar

*Program registration opens Tuesday June 11, 2024

Name        

Description

Day/Time   

Ages***

Other Info      

Canada Day Celebration

Celebrate Canada Day with us at Jubilee Park. Activities, games and special performances at day long!
Presented with City of Spruce Grove
For further info and schedule of events

Monday July 1
Times TBA

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Drop-in at Jubilee Park

Kids Summer Reading Club Kick Off

Join us to celebrate the launch of our TD Kids Summer Reading Club!

Drop by to register, pick up your kit, celebrate with refreshments and enjoy some fun activities. (while supplies last)

Tuesday July 2
10am-2pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Drop-in

What Shines Up There?

Come and enjoy this series of short films presented by the National Film Board of Canada.
Short films** about the Milky Way, space travel and friendly aliens.
For further info see event listing

Tuesday July 2
1pm-2pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Drop-in

Be Our Guest: Storytime Series

Join us for stories and fun this summer with a special guest presenter each week!
Tuesday mornings throughout the month of July.

Tuesdays in July
10:30am-11:15am

2-6 years with caregivers

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Kids Coding Workshops

Learn the tips and tricks of coding this summer. 
*Registrants must bring their own device.

Tuesday July 9;
Tuesday Aug 13
2pm-3:30pm

9-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Reach for the Stars

Join us as we explore and create STEAM-based projects that take a trip closer into the cosmos.

Tuesday July 16
2pm-3pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Try a Talent Challenge

Do you have an amazing undiscovered skill hiding inside you?
Join us as the 'Wheel of Talents' dares you to sing, balance, dance, juggle, play instruments, and more...

Tuesday July 30
2pm-3pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

PokéPalooza

Let's celebrate all thing Pokémon and have a party.

Tuesday August 6
5pm-7pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Squishmallows Adoption Party

Join us for this special event to celebrate all things Squishmallow!*
*Registrants will receive a 'mystery' squishmallow to adopt during this program.

Wednesday July 17
11am-12pm

6-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Kids Summer Writing Camps

Calling all authors and poets, reporters and screen writers, graphic novelists and storytellers...this just might be the “write” camp for you to get started down your literary path. Join us for our writing camp held in-person at the library.

Wednesday July 10;
Wednesday August 7
2pm-3:30pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Let's Go to the Movies

Come and enjoy Family Movie Afternoon with us here at the library.
Wednesday July 3: TBA
Wednesday July 10: TBA
Wednesday July 17: TBA
Wednesday July 24: TBA
Wednesday July 31: TBA
Wednesday August 7: TBA
Wednesday August 14: TBA

Wednesdays
July 3-August 14
2pm-4pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Drop-in

Note: Movies may have a PG rating and may not be suitable for all children. Movies shown may be subject to change.

Swiftie Spectacular

Join us at this special event to celebrate all things Taylor Swift. We'll have music, karaoke and friendship bracelets galore!

Wednesday July 24
5pm-7pm

9-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Summer Storytimes

Stories are being taken outside for some sunshine and fun!

Thursdays
July 4-August 15
10:30am-11am

2-6 years with caregivers

FREE, In-person
Drop-in

Outdoors at Central Park (Weather permitting)

Craftopia

Let's have fun crafting together this summer. New activity each program.

Thursdays
July 4; July 18; Aug 1; Aug 15
2pm-3pm

6-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Weird Science

Join us for a session of STEAM-based activities and learning focused play this summer. New activity each program.

Thursdays
July 11; July 25; Aug 8
2pm-3pm

6-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Drive-In Movie for Tots

Join us for this special event: Build your own car and come watch a favourite kids tv show with a yummy snack.

Friday July 19
10am-12pm

3-8 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Fun in the Sun

This popular program is back!
Let's have some outdoor fun at the park with games, crafts and activities.

Fridays
July 12-August 9
2pm-3:30pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*
Outdoors (Weather permitting)

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Bee Kind: Bee Presentation

Join us at this special event by Sweet Infusion Honey to learn all about bees. This presentation includes a real life hive of honey bees!

Friday July 5
11am-1pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Neon Nights: Kids Glow Party

Join us for all things glowtastic to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Club! We'll have glowsticks, tie dye painting, dancing, snacks and more...

Friday August 16
4:30pm-5:30pm

7-12 years

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Family Forts: After Hours

Have you always wanted to experience the library after-hours? Now is your chance.
Join us as we build forts, read some books, and enjoy some snacks all after the library has closed for the night!

Friday July 12
6:30pm-7:30pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Registered*

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Anime Matsuri

Welcome everyone to the Spruce Grove Public Library's first summer festival. Enjoy Japanese culture, including learning about Tanabata (the Star Festival), watch new and popular anime, create your own star origami and make a wish on a tanzaku to hang on a bamboo tree.

Saturday July 6
10am-3pm

All Ages

FREE, In-person
Some programs and activities may require registration

To register fill out the webform or call SGPL at 780-962-4423

Summer Story Walk

Take a (Story)Walk through the path by the Library and enjoy the fresh air and the sun while reading a fun children’s story!

July-August

All Ages

FREE, Drop-in
Outside

*Program registration opens Tuesday June 11, 2024

**These videos are reserved for the education of Library patrons only. SGPL receives no commercial gain from these recordings. No unauthorized further dissemination of these works is permitted.

***Walk-ins are welcome if space allows for registered programs (i.e. no-shows)

Digital Summer Fun

Kids and their families can create an online notebook, read eBooks, vote in Battle of the Books, participate in weekly trivia, write stories, read original comics, view author/illustrator readings and workshops and so much more...at TD Summer Reading Club.

Does your child have trouble reading print because of a physical, visual or learning disability? The TD Summer Reading Club is accessible for kids of all abilities, no matter how they read! Find out more about accessibility here.

Did you attend our programs? Let us know how we did.

Have a great summer!