2017 Cheney Library Summer Reading Adventure


Come to the Cheney Library during the week of June 26th and register. It is free and you receive bookmark and materials to keep track of your reading. Get a prize for signing up!


Students in K-3 use time sheets and book logs provided.

Students 4-8 track progress on sheet provided. Each circle equals 20 points. Mark a circle for 20 minutes of reading or a secret code earned by attending a library program. Visit the library when you reach 500 and 1,000 points to collect your prizes. Redeem prizes by August 23rd.

Programs for grades K-3 at 3 p.m. Tuesdays:

June 27 – Cave Paintings or the first drawings.

July 11 – Sewing Stories – Making a picture quilt.

July 18 – Inventions – Who invented the Slinky.

July 25 – Skidmore College’s TANG – Create 3-D sculptural collage.

August 1 – Pond Circle – Trout are made of trees.

August 8 – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Make a recycle craft.

August 15 – Bridges – Try building a bridge from Legos.

August 22 – Party – with some thaumatropes and walking water.


Students entering grades 4-8

Activities Wednesdays at 4 p.m.


July 12 – Board Game Night- New and old favorites from Scrabble to Apples.

July 19- Bad Art Night – Create something awesomely bad.

July 26 – Minute to Win It – Compete in wacky and wild challenges.

August 2 – Snack Attack – Taste a variety of snacks from fruit to chips to popcorn.

August 9 – Edible Architecture – Build your own delicious version of a famous landmark.

August 16 – Cupcake Wars – Compete to make the tastiest treat.

August 23 – Ice Cream Party – Celebrate your achievements.