The youth services department at Main Library is having a blast with this year’s Tails and Tales themed Summer Reading Program and would love for you all to join! We are having weekly crafts and activities all summer long. All readers ages 18 and under are invited to join our Summer Reading Program. Every 100 minutes read earns a free book (up to six books per person). To register or learn more about this program, visit

Here are the activities we have this week at Main July 12th-July 17th:

Blobfish Slime

Bring this mysterious deep sea creature home. Learn fun and interesting facts about the blobfish as you create a slime version.

Clay Animal Magnets Pins

Use your imagination to create a unique animal face from clay to use as a cute pin or magnet! Decorate your outfit or your room with this fun, easy animal craft!

Weekly Storytime July 16th at 11:00am

Join Mrs. Sara on the front lawn for this week’s cat themed storytime! Purrfect for all ages. Storytime guests will receive an exclusive take-home craft just for attending this program!  Social distancing required.

Calling All The Friendly Readers

Are you a reader in grades 1 – 5? Come join The Friendly Readers Book Club! This Virtual Book Club is just for kids and is a safe space to read together and talk about the books we love. We meet on Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoom. No need to read beforehand. We will read together each week! To register go to

6 by 6 Virtual Storytime

Join Mrs. Katherine Tuesdays at 4pm for a special virtual storytime! This storytime specializes in reading books that help those under the age of 6 develop 6 different early literacy skills. To learn more, visit our website at

All craft kits will be available while supplies last. Kits can be picked up between Monday-Thursday, from 9am-7pm and Friday-Saturday from 9am-5pm at Main Library (via curbside or at the Youth Services desk). Please share what was your favorite activity this week by commenting below or on our social media by using #kckpl.

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