Summer Reading Programs Kick Off This Month at Local Libraries! - Newtown Moms

Summer Programs are kicking off this week and next at our local libraries. If you’re looking for something fun to do this summer, check out your library’s Summer Reading Program or Calendar of Events. Below are fliers and program information from several libraries. As always, you can find library events on the Activities Calendar on Happy reading!


Summer reading programs begin 6/20 with the them of “Read Beyond the Beaten Path”. Directions for how your child can participate are found in the flyer below. The staff t the C.H. Booth Library have also planned numerous summer events such as a Magic Show, the return of Tuesday Tunes, and more. 

For parents of children age 4-6, the library is also bringing in an 8-week program focusing on phoneics awareness and support. Created by Dr. Caroline Wilcox Ugurlu, “Letters are Characters” is a play based multisensory approach to learning that is fun and engaging for students and empowering for parents. For more information, please click here to register or scan the code below. This is for Newtown residents only.


Summer reading kick off party happens on Saturday 6/18 at 10AM. Program will be run through Beanstalk, so please visit for more information. 


Registration for Oceans of Possibilities started on 6/6 with the program beginning Monday 6/13. Program will be tracked through Beanstalk. For more information, please visit here


Summer reading kicks off at the Burnham Library on Friday 6/24. Check the flyers below for all the details!


Oceans of Possibilities, this year’s Summer Reading Program kicks off with  a Hawaiian Luau on Thursday 6/16. All the details are below.

For ages 3 – entering Grade 5:

For grades 6 -12:

New Fairfield

This year’s theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path, which focuses on outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and exploring. Details on the program are listed below, as well linked here. 

New Milford

Info coming soon.

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