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Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading Entertainment

Graphic of a robot readingFizz, Boom, Read  Free Weekly Entertainment


Fun with reading programs abound this summer at the New Cumberland Public Library as the 2014 Summer Reading Program is rolled out with the theme “Fizz, Boom, Read ” beginning June 2nd --- July 31st.


Preschool through 5th grade readers will spark their imaginations as they join the Fizz, Boom, Read  2014 Summer Reading Program. 


From June 23rd – August 2nd, children will receive a different prize each week they read, record, and present their reading logs to the staff member at the Children’s Room circulation desk.  They may also earn raffle tickets toward Grand Prizes – one ticket for every five books that are checked out at the Children’s Desk.


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



  • June 19,  The Science of Magic

Join magician Dave Rojahn as he shows how closely related magic and science really are. See it snow in the middle of summer! Watch gravity fly out the window! Laugh, cheer and learn how science can be FUN!


  • June 26, Little Red Riding Hood

Help the precocious Little Red stay on the right path and watch out for the Big Bad Wolf! Will the Woodcutter save the day? Silly songs and dances will keep your toes tapping in this classic that will have you laughing all the way to grandma’s house!


  • July 3, Mother Nature's Night Life!

Real insects and arthropods will help explain basic Entomology and insect anatomy. You’ll have the opportunity to pet, touch and hold harmless live bugs!


  • July 10, Native American Species

An educator from Zoo America will present a hands-on program about animals native to our home.


  •                 July 17,  Rockin and Readin

​Join Leonardo as he sings silly songs about science and life!


  •                 July 24, Science Unscripted

​                              Zip, zoom, bang along with Maryland Science Center as they wow you with science experiments!


  •                 July 31, Grand Finale Movie and Ice Cream

​                              Provided by Mid-Penn Bank


Registration for all summer reading programs begins June 2nd 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. 



Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:30am

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