june, 2024

29jun(jun 29)10:00 am(jun 29)10:00 am2024 Summer Reading Challenge Kick-OffLocation(s):Aspen Hill


Event Details

Kick off the 2024 Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading Challenge with balloon animals, a dance party, button-making, storytime, crafts and more!


Activities include:

10:30-11:00 a.m.: Storytime!

11:30-12:00 p.m.: We’re going to turn up the music and have a Dance Party!

12:00-2:00 p.m. (First come, first served): We’ll turn balloons into animals and more with Balloon Twisting!

Available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (weather permitting): Chalk Decorating, Obstacle Course, Bubbles, Kid Crafts, Make your own buttons with our Button Maker, and more!


During the event, library staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions about the program, assist with sign-ups, and provide gameboards and a free book for children and teens who register. Can’t make the event? Sign-up (or log in) online or at your local library starting May 15, and begin logging your reading, activities, and pick up your free book starting June 14.

Register for our Summer Reading Challenge here: https://mcpl.link/summer-reading

Questions about this program? Contact Aspen Hill at 240-773-9410.

Library Program Attendance (both virtual and in the branch) is limited to participants within the suggested age range of the program. Children attending an MCPL program under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attending a program intended for children must have an accompanying child.

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. 


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Aspen Hill Library

4407 Aspen Hill Rd Rockville, MD 20853

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