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Summer Reading Club
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The Mayor’s Reading Club is a self-paced reading program that helps to foster reading success by encouraging participants to record the length of time they spend reading each day during the summer months.

Program Information

  • Online registration for The 2018 Mayor's Summer Reading Club begins at 9:00 a.m. on  Saturday, June 2, 2018.
  • You can go online to library.nrhtx.com/onlinesrc to register and log hours. Get help registering, navigating and logging in the online software here: library.nrhtx.com/srchelp
  • All hours must be logged and prizes must be claimed by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The Mayor's Summer Reading Club will be over August 4th. No prizes will be available after 4:00 p.m. on August 4, 2018.
  • All prizes are available on a first come, first served basis and while supplies last.
  • You can download a paper time sheet here.
  • You can download the complete program rules and prize information here.

Kick-Off the Summer with Birdville Reads!!
Saturday, June 2 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
We’re kick-starting your summer with a HUGE event to help get you excited about reading! Join BISD and five local libraries for tons of fun! More information


Weekly Summer Children's Programs

 Program Appropriate Ages Date & Time Location 
Babygarten Ages 0-12 Months 4-Week Session Begins June 4
Registration Required;
More Information
 Polly's Room
Toddler Time Ages 18-36 Months Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Community Room 
Chess Club Ages 6+ Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.  Community Room
Story Time Ages 3-6 Wednesdays at
10:15 OR 11:15 a.m.
Community Room
Music Camp:
Meet the Orchestra

(Tickets available in lobby @ 2:30 p.m.)
Grades 1-3 Wednesdays in June
at 3:00 p.m.
Community Room
Special Programs
(See Below for Schedule)
Ages 6+ Thursdays at
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
Community Room
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can pre-register will be provided, if applicable.



Special Programs
Every Thursday for Children ages 6+ in the Library's Community Room

June 7 Percussion Things [Music!] 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
June 14 Dinosaur George 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
June 21 Pint-Sized Polkas [Music!] 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
June 28 Brett Roberts: "Professor Pop" Bubble Show 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 30 Wildlife on the Move: "Cool, Cold-Blooded Animals"
[Live Animals!]
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
July 5 Tony the Singing Science Teacher [Music!] 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
July 12 Make Music [Music!]
(Held in The Maker Spot; 2nd Floor)
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
July 19 The Pipdillys Musical Comedy Show [Music!] 2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
 Friday, July 27 Blackland Prairie Raptors: The Magic of Owls
(Held in the Community Room; 1st Floor)
2:00-2:45 p.m. 
Friday, July 27 Harry Potter's Birthday Celebration
(Held in The Maker Spot; 2nd Floor)
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Programs for Tweens & Teens
Appropriate ages are noted below. 

Monday, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 
from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
DIY: Create Your Story; Grades 4-6 The Maker Spot;
2nd Floor
Tuesday, June 5, 12, 19 & 26 
from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
DIY: Create Your Story; Grades 6-12 The Maker Spot; 
2nd Floor
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Especially for Working Parents
Working parents are welcome to join us at the following programs held at a more convenient time for them:

Saturday, June 16
at 10:30 a.m.
Reading with Mollie & Friends
(Mollie & Friends are Therapy Dogs)
Polly's Room
Saturday, June 30 at 
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife on the Move [Live Animals!] Community Room
Friday, July 13 from
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Perot TECH Truck The Maker Spot;
2nd Floor
Saturday, July 21
at 10:30 a.m.
Reading with Mollie & Friends
(Mollie & Friends are Therapy Dogs)
Polly's Room 
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.


Information on Past Mayor's Summer Reading Clubs - End of Summer Reports


Still Have Questions?
Contact the Children's Department at 817-427-6818.