a vibrant yellow banner with a chameleon sitting on a book and text 'tails and tales - summer reading program' and a button labeled 'log in'

Now through Thursday, August 12th
For readers ages birth through 18
Readers can log minutes now through August 12th. Books, audiobooks, graphic novels, etc. all count toward reading minutes and caregivers can read aloud to children. Logging minutes will give readers a chance to win fun prizes, distributed at the end of the program. All readers who log minutes will receive a gift book made possible by the Friends of the Conant Public Library.


a child holding various used paint brushes and text 'masterpiece mondays - august 9th'
 
Drop in on Monday, August 9th between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to create a masterpiece - we’ll provide the supplies, you bring the creativity! Open for children of all ages, no registration required.


small potted succulents and cacti made from air dry clay and text 'drop-in clay day - august 12th'
 
Celebrate the last day of the summer reading program with a Clay Day! Children of all ages are invited to create with air-dry clay on Thursday, August 12th between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Drop in while supplies last to build and create with clay!


snacks from all around the globe with text 'international snack box - august 16th'
 
Learn about the world through food! Children of all ages can pick up a snack box highlighting a surprise region during the library’s open hours beginning on Monday, August 16th at 10 am. The box will include an international snack, a description and map of the featured region, as well as some facts and suggested reading material that can be found in the library. Supplies are limited. Only available while supplies last.


various popular board games spread out on a table with text 'board game afternoon - august 18th'
 
Enjoy the lazy days of summer playing board games with friends. Board games for patrons of all ages will be available in the Baker Room on Wednesday, August 18th between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Stop in for some friendly competition with friends and family!


various art supplies in an array of colors and text 'masterpiece mondays - august 23rd'
 
Masterpiece Mondays continue on Monday, August 23rd between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Art supplies will be in the Baker Room for children of all ages to enjoy. No registration required is required for this drop-in program.


corner view of young adult area, stacks of books

The Middle School and Young Adult sections are located on the top floor of the Conant Library. The Middle School collection is intended for grades 5-8 and includes fiction, audiobooks, and graphic novels. The Young Adult collection is tailored towards teens in grades 9-12 and also includes fiction, audiobooks, and graphic novels. Young Adult biographies are located on the main floor of the library with the Adult Biography collection, and Young Adult Non-fiction is located on the bottom floor of the library with the Adult Non-fiction collection.

For more information on Young Adult Services, please contact Alex Grebinar at 978-422-6409 or email agrebinar@cwmars.org.