Printable list of summer reading events

Summer Reading 2023

Summer is almost here! Megan and Matt are so excited to be able to put on a more traditional set of events for children and families than we could the last two summers. Don’t forget teens and adults can participate in the summer reading program too! Please let us know if you have any questions or need more information.

Summer reading program

Monday, June 5 – Monday, August 7
Read, earn, and win! Children, teens, and adults can register to read this summer with our library reading app Beanstack. Track your minutes on your phone, tablet, or online to collect virtual badges as you go and earn prizes all summer long! Prizes include summer treat coupons, Colvill pool passes, color change cups and straws, Minnesota state activity books, and new books! You can browse the selection of books here. Pre-registration begins Monday, May 22. Paper logs available upon request.

Summer Regular Story Times

Story Time in Central Park
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 AM, June 7 – August 10, at Central Park Bandshell

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get ready for fun with stories, rhymes, and songs! Rainy day story times held inside the library. All are welcome! Stories selected for preschool and kindergarten age children & their grown-ups.

*No story times the week of July 4. Check the library’s Facebook page for changes, updates and weather announcements.

Story Time Trolley Visits!
Wednesday, June 7 & August 9
Ding! Ding! The Red Wing Trolley will be stopping by after story time a few times this summer — kids can hop aboard and take a look!

Summer Story Walks

Wednesdays at Bay Point Park, June 7 – August 23, All Day
Each Wednesday, head to the park and enjoy a new story on foot, in a stroller, or by bike! Rain check story walks on Thursdays!

Summer events

Pre-registration required; available online, in person, and by phone beginning May 15.: