june, 2024

15jun(jun 15)10:30 am(jun 15)10:30 amSummer Reading Challenge Kick-OffLocation(s):White Oak


Event Details

Start your Summer Reading Challenge at White Oak Library! Because adventure starts at your library!

Kick off MCPL’s 2024 Summer Reading Challenge at White Oak Library! It will be big, it will be loud! It will be adventurous! And it will definitely be fun! We’ll start the day with Family Storytime, followed by a rousing and interactive performance by Luis Garay and his percussion ensemble at 11:30. We’ll have crafts for children, an escape room for teens and tweens, board games, and, of course, Summer Reading signups, along with a free new book for children and teens.


Don’t miss:

10:30 – 11:00 AM Adventure-themed Family Storytime for children ages 0-6 years and their caregivers

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM “Escape The Jungle” Escape Room for teens & tweens (last group at 2:30 PM)

11:00 AM  – 1:00 PM Crafts for kids

11:30 AM Luis Garay and his percussion ensemble

1:00 PM Board Games for ages 11 and up (last games must be started by 3:00 PM)

All Day: Summer Reading signups for children, teens and adults

AND Book Giveaways for those who sign up for ages 0-17 years


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; then begin logging your activities and pick up your free book starting June 14.

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

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

Questions about this program? Contact the branch at 240-773-9555.

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.


(Saturday) 10:30 am - 3:00 pm


White Oak Library

11701 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, MD 20904

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