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On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Entertainment

Poster with the Summer Reading ThemeSummer Reading Weekly Entertainment


Fun with reading programs abound this summer at the New Cumberland Public Library as the 2016 Summer Reading Program is rolled out with the theme “On Your mark, Get Set...READ! "  beginning June 16th --- July 28th.


Preschool through 5th grade readers can exercise their minds and bodies this summer as they join the On Your Mark, Get Set.....READ!  2016 Summer Reading Program. 


Children can read or be read to and log their minutes to earn a free book of their choice, a completion certificate and a chance at fun prizes! He or she can gain extra chances at prizes by participating in Library events and other activities, checking out books and more. 


Free weekly entertainment will be held Thursdays at 10:30 AM in the Foundation House.  Thursdays programs will include: 



  • June 16,  Cinderella's Fairy Godmother by Kit's Interactive Theatre


  • June 23, ZooAmerica


  • June 30, Power and Energy by ScienceTellers


  • July 7, Puppets by Steve Schwartz


  •                   July 14, On Your Mark,Get Set.... Read! with Magician Brian Richards


  •                  July 21, Al Grout and his World-Class Juggling


  •                 July 28, Let's Dance: It's the Best Exercise by Matthew Dodd




Registration for all summer reading programs begins June 1st either online or in person.   For more information call the Children’s Desk at 774-7822 or visit the New Cumberland Public Library website at and click on summer reading. 


Programs are provided by grants from UGI Utilities, PPL Electric Utilities, BB&T, F&M Trust,  Carlisle Construction Contruction Materials, Inc, and PPG Industries.


Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30am

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