Durham Public Library

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All Together Now! Summer Reading 2023!

Register starting Monday June 12, Program runs from Monday June 26th through Friday July 28th!


June 2023 Summer Reading Calendar

July 2023 Summer Reading Calendar

Storywalk Book in the Rain Garden!

Come visit the Storywalk outside for our new story!




















Fun things to do at home!

Keep busy at home with some of our ideas!

Craft Ideas!

Paint with your matchbox cars on a piece of paper!

Paint a rainbow with corks, cotton balls, q-tips, sponges!

Paint to music.  Change the music and paint again!

Look in a mirror and paint a self-portrait!

Lego Build Challenges!

Build a lego marble maze. 

Build a lego boat and test to see if it floats in your sink or bathtub.

Build your name in Legos.

Build a lego car and test it on a ramp.

Build a lego contraption that can hold 3 books.

Build a lego catapult and test with pom poms or marshmallows.


Build with toothpicks and marshmallows.

 Make a yarn maze at home and try to get through it.

Build reading forts.

Draw a map of your house and street.


School Vacation Weeks

Fun things to do during school vacation weeks

  •   Make-It, Take-It Crafts! All week in the Storytime/Craft Room!
  •   Special Performances for the whole family!




Summer Reading!

A 5-week reading program that runs from the end of June through July!

  • Our summer reading program runs for 5 weeks (end of June through July) and has a different theme each year.  Upon registering for this program, you will receive a great goody bag and a reading log.  Log your reading time, do some beading and win prizes.  There are fun programs to attend for all ages as well.