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Summer Reading Events

Below is a selection of the special events that will be occurring at multiple branch libraries throughout the summer.
For a complete list of all Summer Reading events and activities, please see the full JCLS Event Calendar.

Kids' Music Jam: Space Jam

Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments. (Length 1:15)

Tuesday, June 18 Rogue River 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19 Shady Cove 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 20 Phoenix 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25 Talent 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26 Applegate 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 27 Central Point 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 2 Medford 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9 Ashland 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10 Jacksonville 2:00 p.m.
Friday, July 12 Prospect 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 Gold Hill 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23 Butte Falls 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24 White City 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 Eagle Point 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30 Ruch 3:00 p.m.

Magic Star Wands

Make and LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Each event requires pre-registration at the local branch. Ages 5+ (Length 1:00)

Tuesday, June 18 Butte Falls 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 20 Central Point 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 23 Applegate 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, June 27 Talent 3:00 p.m.
Friday, June 28 Eagle Point 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9 Applegate 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10 White City 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 Phoenix 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16 Ruch 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, July 16 Medford 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 Jacksonville 4:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26 Rogue River 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 7 Gold Hill 2:30 p.m.

Mission: Possible!

Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator. Ages 11+ (5–10 W/Adult) (Length 2:00)

Wednesday, July 10 Shady Cove 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 11 Eagle Point 1:30 p.m.
Friday, July 12 Gold Hill 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16 Ashland 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 Central Point 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23 Ruch 2:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26 Prospect 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31 Medford 2:00 p.m.
Friday, August 9 Applegate 3:00 p.m.

The Natural World

John Jackson of Bugs-R-Us will present a series of events about the natural world at various libraries over the summer. (Length 1:00)

Reptiles and Amphibians Wednesday, June 12 Prospect 10:15 a.m.
Digging Dinos Thursday, June 14 Shady Cove 12:00 p.m.
Pond Life Sunday, June 28 Prospect 4:00 p.m.
Mammals of Southern Oregon Thursday, July 18 Ashland 2:00 p.m.
Bugs at the Library Tuesday, July 23 Ashland 2:00 p.m.
Digging Dinos Wednesday, July 24 Applegate 11:00 a.m.
Natural History of the Oregon Trail Wednesday, July 24 Shady Cove 2:00 p.m.
Digging Dinos Thursday, July 25 Talent 1:00 p.m.

Space Origami

Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels. Ages 8+ (Length 2:00)

Thursday, June 13 Ruch 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18 White City 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 27 Rogue River 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 Talent 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 Jacksonville 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31 Applegate 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 1 Eagle Point 1:00 p.m.

Watercolor the Stars

Learn watercolor skills and take home an original space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class. Ages 12–18. (Length 2:00)

Wednesday, June 19 Gold Hill 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 20 Eagle Point 1:00 p.m.
Friday, June 21 Talent 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 Applegate 10:00 a.m.
Monday, June 24 Ashland 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26 Shady Cove 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 White City 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, July 6 Central Point 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 Jacksonville 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 Phoenix 3:30 p.m.
Friday, July 19 Prospect 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 Medford 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 Rogue River 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 3 Ruch 1:00 p.m.