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The Challenge

Beginning, June 1, come by your favorite library and pick up a Summer Reading Challenge activity booklet. Set a goal by deciding how many activities you will complete during the summer. After you’ve completed all your activities, come back to the library to pick up a completion prize.

Everyone receives a special tote bag when you sign up! Children will also get a book when they sign up for the Challenge. 

The Summer Reading Challenge runs from June 1 – July 31, 2023.

Prizes 

Upon completion of the Challenge, children and teens will earn a book prize. Adults will receive a commemorative enamel pin. Please visit your local library to claim your prize!

All registrants are automatically entered into weekly prize drawings for exciting prizes like Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants tickets.  Winners will be notified by email or a phone call.

All prizes must be picked up at a branch. The Library will not ship any prizes to library users.

2023 SUMMER READING CHALLENGE EVENTS

For detailed program info, visit solanolibrary.com/events

 

Book prizes and events are made possible by the generous support of the Solano County Library Foundation. 

Dixon Library

Kick-Off party
Sat. 6/3 1PM

Summer Lunch at the Library
Beginning 6/5 every Monday to Friday 11AM-11:30AM

Summer Smoothies for Teens
Beginning 6/6 every Tuesday 3PM

Align with Your Energy (Reiki) Adults/Teens
Tues. 6/6 6:30PM

Taiko Drums
Wed. 6/7 10AM

City of Sacramento Pipe Band
Wed. 6/14 10AM

Conservation Ambassadors Wild Things Animal Show
Wed. 6/21 10AM

Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show
Wed. 6/28 10AM

Magic Show with Perry Yan
Wed. 7/12 10AM

Teen Open Mic
Wed. 7/13 3PM

NorCal Bats
Wed. July 19 10AM

Messy Art Day
Wed. July 26 10AM

Family Movie Night
Fri. July 28 5:30PM

Fairfield Civic Center Library

Summer Lunch at the Library
Beginning 6/13 Monday-Friday 12PM

Yummy Ice Cream Making
Tue 6/6 2PM
Sat. 7/1 1PM

Ventriloquist Kasandra of Peanut’s Playhouse
Wed. 6/7 3:30PM

ZunZun
Thu. 6/15 2PM

Bay Area Bike Mobile
Wed. 6/21 2PM

Village Rhythms (African singing/dancing/drumming/stories)
Sat. 6/24 1PM

Teen Anime Café
Tue. 6/27 4:15PM

Fairfield Day: Touch-a-Truck
Wed. 6/28 3PM

Catch-a-Beat with Tina Rogers
Thu. 6/29 2PM

STEAM Game Day
Wed. 7/5 3:30PM

Hip-Hop Hooray
Wed. 7/12 3:30PM

Go with the Flow: Juggling & Magic Water Science Show
Thu. 7/13 1:30PM

Stranger Things Escape Room for Teens
Sat. 7/22 12 PM & 2:15 PM
Pre-registration required. Please visit solanolibrary.com/events and click on the date/time to register.

STEM for Kids with Lawrence Hall of Science
-Sessions on July 24th and July 28th 2PM are intended for 2nd and 3rd graders.
-Sessions on July 31st and August 4th 2PM are intended for 4th- 6th graders.
Multiple dates- please register online

Family Jazz Concert Charged Particles
7/25 2PM

Hawaiian Hula by Hālau O Keikiali’i
Wed. 7/26 3:30PM

Fairfield Cordelia Library

Trucks of the Trade
Sat. 6/3 9AM

Ice Cream Social for Teens
Thu. 6/8 4PM

Teen Summer Paint Night for Teens (registration required)
Tue. 6/13 5:30PM

Jungle James
Thu. 6/15 10:30AM

Captain Cal & Firefighters
Fri. 6/16 10:30AM

Introduction to Bollywood with Desi Rhythm (registration required)
Sat. 6/17 3PM

Dog Daze: Read to a Dog & Storytime
(Cordelia Community Park – Dog Park)
Wed. 6/21 10AM

Messy Art Day
Thu. 6/22 10:30AM

Magician Perry Yan
Thu. 6/29 10:30AM

Marshmallow Madness
Thu. 7/6 10:30AM

Pokemon Trading Card Game: Casual Play and Trade
Sat. 7/8 1PM

STEM for Kids with Lawrence Hall of Science
(2nd -3rd graders)
Mon. 7/10 1PM

STEM for Kids with Lawrence Hall of Science
(4th-6th graders)
Tues. 7/11 1PM

Hands-On Science
Thu. 7/13 10:30AM

CelloJoe
Thu. 7/20 10:30AM

Eat the Rainbow!
Mon. 7/25 2pm

Bicycle Extravaganza (bike repair clinic)
Thu. 7/27 10AM

Rio Vista Library

Kids’ Cooking Series beginning 6/6  every Tue. 2PM

Tween N’ Teen Crafts: Jewelry Making
Thu. 6/1 2PM

Hooray for Anime!
Thu. 6/8 2PM

Magic Dan
Thu. 6/15 11AM

Hooray for Anime!
Thu. 6/22 2PM

Uncle Jer’s Travelling Bee Show
Wed. 6/28 1PM

Jeremy the Juggler
Thu. 6/29 11AM

Teen Origami with Jeremy
Thu. 6/29 12PM

Tween N’ Teen Crafts: Perler Beads
Thu. 7/6 2PM

Rock Steady Juggling
Thu. 7/13 10AM

Paint Along (Adults)
Fri. 7/14 2PM

CelloJoe
Thu. 7/20 1PM

Hooray for Anime!
Thu. 7/27 2PM

Suisun City Library

After School Summer Craft
6/6-6/9 Mon-Fri 2:30PM

Father’s Day Card Making
6/12-6/16 Mon-Fri All Day

Petting Zoo
Fri. 6/16 10AM

Outdoor Movie Night
Fri. 6/16 5PM

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Tue. 6/20 4PM

Intro to Crystals with Tina
Tue. 6/20 6PM

Bluey Day
Tue. 6/27 10AM

Rock Ready Juggling
Thu. 6/29 2:30PM

Summer Craft
7/3-7/7 Mon-Fri All Day

Mediumship with Hannah
Sat. 7/8 2PM
Registration required. Visit solanolibrary.com/events and click on the date/time to register.

Bohart Museum of Entomology
Tue. 7/11 3PM

Marvel Trivia Night
Thu. 7/13 6PM

Building Structures
Tue. 7/18 3PM

Messy Art Day
Fri. 7/28 10AM

Vacaville Cultural Center Library

Conservation Ambassadors Wild Things
Tue. 6/13 10AM

Messy Art
Tue. 6/20 10AM

Ventriloquist Kasandra Vargas
Tue. 6/27 10AM

Rock Steady Juggling
Tue. 7/11 10AM

Solar Science
Tue. 7/18 10AM

Fenix Drum
Tue. 7/25 10AM

Vacaville Town Square Library

Summer Breakfast at the Library
Beginning 6/12 Monday-Friday 8AM

Summer Lunch at the Library
Beginning 6/12 Monday-Friday 12PM

Drum Circle
Mon. 6/12 11AM

Touch-a-Truck
Thu. 6/15 4PM

CMC Reptiles
Mon. 6/19 11AM

The Waterbeat with ZunZun
Thu. 6/22 4PM

Sustainable Solano Food Demo
Mon. 6/26 11AM

Outdoor Fun & Games
Thu. 6/29 4PM

Bugs with Bohart Museum of Entomology
Mon. 7/3 11AM

Magic with Maris Elain
Thu. 7/6 4PM

Animals from Lucky Ones Ranch
Mon. 7/10 11am

Paint Night for Kids (registration required)
Thu. 7/13 6PM

Puppet Art Theater
Thu. 7/13 4PM

Rocket launchers
Mon. 7/17 11AM

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Tue. 7/18 6:30PM

Bubble Lady
Thu. 7/20 4PM

JNW Reptiles
Mon. 7/24 11AM

Live Animals with Classroom Safari
Thu. 7/27 4PM

Joyful Art Studio
Mon. 7/31 11AM

Ice Cream Party
Thu. 8/3 4PM

Vallejo John F. Kennedy Library

Lunch at the Library
Beginning June 12, Mon-Fri 12PM

East Bay Vivarium
Thu. 6/15 1PM

Play Along Ukulele Jam
Sat. June 17 1:30PM

Norcal Bats
Thu. 6/22 1PM

Bohart Entomology
Thu. 6/29 1:30PM

Magic Dan
Thu. 7/6 1PM

Mad Science
Thu. 7/13 1PM

Peanut’s Playhouse Ventriloquist
Thu. 7/20 1PM

Composing Together: Musical Storytelling
Thu. 7/27 1PM

Wild Things Inc.
Thu. 8/3 1PM

Vallejo Springstowne Library

Ukulele Lessons
Beginning June 3, Saturdays 10:30AM

Little Explorers Petting Zoo
Wed. June 14 10AM

Touch-a-Truck
Wed. 6/21 10AM

Bohart Bugs
Wed. 6/28 10AM

Teen DIY: Bath Bombs
Wed. 6/28 11:30AM

Conservation Ambassadors Wild Things
Wed. 7/12 10AM

Teen DIY: Kindness Rocks
Wed. 7/12 12PM

Big Messy Art Day
Wed. 7/19 10AM

Ice Cream Social
Wed. 7/26 10AM

Teen DIY: Donut Squishies
Wed. 7/26 11:30AM

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