Adult Summer Library Program: Every Hero Has a Story

Summer Library Program registration begins May 1. The Summer Library Program runs from June 8 to August 9. To participate, you must register online or at the Information or Children’s Services desks.


How to Play:

  1. Adult Summer Library Program logs are be available at the Information and Children's Services desks. They have a built-in section which will be stamped as you attend programs or complete activities.
  2. Patrons who complete 5 events and activities designated as Certified Hero Friendly (below) qualify for the grand prize drawing: an iPod Nano.
  3. Once you have completed your chosen activities and received 5 stamps, add your name and phone number and submit your log to the Information desk for the final drawing. Smaller prizes will be available at select programs.
  4. The grand prize winner will be announced Monday, August 17.


Movies | June 4 to July 16, various times 

June 11, 6:00-8:00 pm  
(Rated PG-13)

June 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines

July 2, 4:00-6:00 pm
The Theory of Everything
(Rated PG-13)

July 9, 5:30-8:00 pm
(Rated PG-13)

July 16, 4:00-6:30 pm  
Apollo 13
(Rated PG)


Read a Book | Starting June 8

All heros must make time for reading. Enjoy an old favorite or a brand new book this summer to earn a stamp. Stop by the first floor Information Desk with your Log to receive your stamp.


Super Hero Community Event | Starting June 8

Attend a community event with a "Hero" theme. Write at least a paragraph about your experience. Turn in the paragraph, along with your name and telephone number, to the first floor Information Desk to receive your stamp.


Essay or Art Contest | Starting June 8

Who is your Hero? Write a paragraph, drawing, or painting about your favorite hero and turn it in to the Information desk to receive your stamp. First, second and third place prizes will receive Barnes & Noble gift cards.


Make Your Own Super Hero | June 17, 3:00-4:00 pm

Have fun creating your own super hero in our computer lab! Bring a photo of your face on a jump drive if you wish, or we can take a photo of you. Learn Photoshop tips as you transform a headshot photo into a super hero in the Library's Digital Creation Lab. Dana Krueger, APL's Media Library Assistant, will help you create a super hero with your likeness. Beginner computer skills are required.


Downtown Book Club | July 15, 12:00-1:00 pm

My Favorite Literary Hero is _____. Choose a book to share with the group.


Dr. Who Extravaganza | July 23, 6:00-7:30 pm

Celebrate the Good Doctor and his companions with various activities.


Heroic Storytelling Night | July 30, 6:00-7:00 pm

Come and share stories about heroes in YOUR life and listen to others' stories of courage, strength and everyday heroism.