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#IMAFAN Summer Reading 2023

2023 Summer Reading

The Children’s program is open to kids ages 0-11 years old. Kids who read (or are read to) 25 hours or more will earn a prize! Fill out and turn in a reading log by July 15th to qualify to earn a prize. Fill out one star on the reading log for every hour your child reads,. When all the stars are filled, your child has read 25 hours and earned a prize!

The Teen program is open to teens ages 12 to 17 and the Adult program is open to adults ages 18 and up.Earn a Book Buck for every book you read and earn 5 Book Bucks for every Summer Reading event you attend.After you’ve earned your Book Bucks, you can redeem them anytime at the Library Store located across from the front desk at the library. The store’s inventory will change regularly.You can also use your Book Bucks to purchase raffle tickets. A raffle drawing for larger prizes will be held at the end of the Summer Reading Program.

Sign up for Summer Reading online. Don’t forget to come by the library to pick up your reading log (for the Children’s Summer Reading Program) and a copy of the Summer Reading calendar.

Jurassic Park Storytime

On Thursday, June 15th at 4:30, we will have a special Jurassic Park Storytime. We will be visited by dinosaurs, read a dinosaur themed book, do dinosaur crafts, and have our pictures taken with dinosaurs or a real life Jurassic Park style Jeep.

Exploration Place - "All Together Now"

Wichita’s Exploration Place is coming to the library on Monday, June 12th from 10 to noon. They are bringing six hands-on learning stations that we’ll use to discover just how important it is to have all the pieces when creating something new and that it takes more than one person to turn an idea into something truly amazing.

Plus, everyone will receive a take-home project!

USD 480 Summer Lunch Program

From June 5th through July 27th, USD 480 Nutrition Services is providing free grab-and-go lunches to any child from 1 to 18 years old. The program will run Monday through Thursday and will not require special identification or registration. Limit one meal per child per day.

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pick-up Locations:  Liberal Memorial Library,
Recreation Center (950 S. Grant Avenue),
Blue Bonnet Park (1101 W. 8th Street),
Light Park (1100 N. Kansas Ave.)
and Mary Frame Park (200-298 E. Pancake Blvd)

For more information contact Connie Vogts @ 620-604-2230 or

Friday Fun Days - Craft Days

Come and join us on Friday June 16th and 30th at 3 pm for Craft days. All ages are welcome!

What will we do?

  • Craft days you may choose to make any of the following crafts: perler beads, silhouette art or shrinky dink!

Friday Fun Days - Game Days

Come and join us on Friday June 9th, 23rd & July 7th at 3 pm for Game days. All ages are welcome!

What will we do?

  • Game days we will have board games, card games and video games and maybe even some competitions!

All Ages Neon Bingo

On Thursday, June 8th at 3 pm, all ages are welcome to join us for this fun spin on bingo. Be sure and wear neon and you may win some prizes!

Mario Kart Racing

On Wednesday, June 7th at 3 pm, join us for Mario themed games and prizes. We will even have a real Mario Kart race!

For all ages.

Closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day flag

The Library will be closed

on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

We will be open on the following Tuesday for our regular hours.

Smoky Hills PBS Share a story "All Together Now"

Smoky Hills Share a Story logo

On Tuesday, June 6th at 11 am, Smoky Hills PBS will present Share A Story “All Together Now”. We will listen to a story, watch a video, and make a fun craft. Each child will get a book to take home..

Summer Reading Kick Off Party

2023 Summer Reading

Help us kickoff Summer Reading on Thursday June 1st at 2 pm at our Summer Reading Kick Off Party. We will have games, hotdogs, chips, lemonade, and more! All ages welcome.

Sign up for Summer Reading begins June 1st. Sign up online or stop by the Kick Off Party to sign up!

Game Day

On Thursday, May 4th and 25th starting at 4 pm, join us to play video games, board games and card games. This event is open to all ages, bring a friend or family member to try out a new game!

Movie Time: Turning Red

Turning Red

On Tuesday, May 23rd at 4:30 pm, come to the library and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!

Meilin is a 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if that weren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited (which is practically ALWAYS), she “poofs” into a giant red panda.

Kids Bingo Night - May

bingo card

Kids, on Tuesday, May 16th at 4:30 pm, join us for a fun game of Bingo! Snacks and fun prizes will be available!

Mother's Day Gift Making

Kids, need a gift for mom? On Thursday, May 11th at 4:30 pm, come to the library and make a heartfelt present just in time for Mother’s Day!

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