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Swamp Experience

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Lovettsville Library
Discover the wetland biome in this fully immersive display. Check out books, engage in hands-on activities, pick up craft kits, or simply relax in a full-size swamp shack. 
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Coloring Pages

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Purcellville Library
Relieve stress and express your creativity through coloring.
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Crossword Puzzles

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Purcellville Library
Crossword puzzles of varying difficulties are available.
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StoryWalk®: If You're Happy and You Know It!

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Rust Library
Enjoy a StoryWalk® the next time you visit Rust Library! The adventure begins outdoors on the Ida Lee side of the building. Our current feature is If You're Happy and You Know It! by Jane Cabrera.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Storywalk®: Seals on the Bus

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Brambleton Library
Enjoy a StoryWalk® the next time you visit Brambleton Library. This month's feature is The Seals on the Bus by Lenny Hort. This program is in collaboration with the StoryWalk® Project. 

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Take & Make: Book Safe Kits

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Brambleton Library
Create a secret hiding place with a book safe. Kits with pre-cut book safes are available at the Teen Center. Go to the following LCPL YouTube link at the 6-minute mark to see how to complete your the kit.
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Storywalk®: Cecily Cicada

Friday, June 18, 2021
Cascades Library
Children's Room
Cicadas are in the air! We chose the book Cecily Cicada by Kita Helmetag Murdock for our next Storywalk® through the Children's Department at Cascades Library.
The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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DIY Teens: Pride Pins

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Teen Center - Gum Spring
Make a pin to celebrate Pride Month.
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Optical Illusions

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Test your skills solving optical illusions found around the library. Solve them all to receive a small price at the children's desk. For Grades 3-5.
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StoryWalk®: Great Dad Jokes

Sunday, June 20, 2021
Purcellville Library
In honor of Father's Day, celebrate one of the best aspects of being a dad: dad jokes. This program is in collaboration with the StoryWalk® Project. 
The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Swamp Shack Take & Make: Alligators

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Lovettsville Library
Pick up a clothes pin alligator craft kit. 
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Teen Take & Make: Pride Bookmarks

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Make bookmarks to celebrate Pride Month. Available while supplies last.
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Indoor Scavenger Hunt: River Animals

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Ashburn Library
Search for hidden pictures of Amazon River animals in the children's department! Once you've found them, add your name to our wall of explorers. New animals will appear all summer, so keep looking!
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Park-to-Library Scavenger Hunt

Friday, June 25, 2021
Offsite Programs
Offsite Program
We're going on an adventure at Ashburn "Dinosaur" Park! Search for clues hidden around the park to solve the challenge, then bring your answer sheet back to the Ashburn Library for a prize. Clues will be placed near the playground. 
Park location: 43645 Partlow Rd., Ashburn
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StoryWalk®: Giraffes Can't Dance

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Get the whole family moving with a StoryWalk® around the pond next to Gum Spring Library as you read Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae. Complete the StoryWalk® between June 16 and June 30, then stop by Gum Spring Library to pick up your completion prize anytime during business hours. This program is in collaboration with the StoryWalk® Project.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Take & Make: Summer Sun

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Cascades Library
Create a cheery summer sun using a paper plate and other materials. Ask for supplies at the front desk.
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Park-to-Library Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Park-to-Library Scavenger Hunt logo
Offsite Programs
Visit Morven Park for a farm-themed scavenger hunt. Search for clues hidden around the gardens to solve the challenge, then bring your answer sheet to Rust Library for a prize.
Park location: 17195 Southern Planter Ln., Leesburg
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DIY Pride Pins

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Cascades Library
Make a pin to celebrate Pride Month.
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Storywalk®: Lola Plants a Garden

Saturday, July 03, 2021
Cascades Library
Children's Room
Do you have a garden? Lola does! Read Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn as you walk through the Children's Department. This program is in collaboration with the StoryWalk® Project.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Teen Take & Make: Papercraft Dice

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Make a set of dice using only paper and glue. Available while supplies last. 
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Indoor Scavenger Hunt: Butterflies and Moths

Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Ashburn Library
Search for hidden pictures of Amazonian butterflies and moths in the children's department! Once you've found them, add your name to our wall of explorers. New animals will appear all summer, so keep looking!
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Name the Giant Shark Raffle

Saturday, July 03, 2021
Cascades Library
Enter your name suggestion for our giant shark decoration. The Children's Department staff will choose a winner and the patron with the winning name suggestion will receive a prize!
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StoryWalk®: Reading Makes You Feel Good

Monday, July 12, 2021
Purcellville Library
Get moving with the featured StoryWalk® of Reading Makes you Feel Good by Todd Parr.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
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Swamp Shack Take & Make: Swamp Buggles

Saturday, July 10, 2021
Lovettsville Library
Stop by to pick up a buggle craft kit. For all ages while supplies last.
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Teen Take & Make: Rainbow Scratch Art

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Gum Spring Library
Pick up a kit for rainbow scratch art! Available while supplies last. 
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