Events and Activities for Children, Teens, Families

Starting July 1st through August 19th

Events and Activities for Children, Teens, Families

Starting July 1st through August 19th

Vineland Library Summer of 2022

Here is a list of everything Summer Reading at the Vineland Public Library. 

Books Read So Far



What are people reading?Mother Goose, Babybug, Eggstra-Special, Pennsylvania, Dirt Cheap, Pixars Phonics Collection Short, Kindness By Julie Murray, The Attack On Pearl Harbor, Night Night Construction Site, Crane Trucks Opposites, The Mazing Voyage, My Very First 100 Words, Hand Hand Fingers Thumb, Froggy Goes To Bed, Construct It, Splat The Cat, The Pigeon Book, Night Night Construction Site, The Book Buddies , Are You My Mother , Hands Fingers Thumb, Oceanarium, The Gardener, It Will Be Ok, Can You Survive Extreme Mountain Climbing?, Paw Patrol Saves The Sea Turtles, I Am Invited To A Party, The World Is A Family, Light Of The World , June 29 1999, The Flying Bed, Geronimo Stilton Haunted House, Butterfly Or Moth, Stick And Stone, The Volcano Of Fire, The Story Of The Stature Of Liberty, Arthur Chapter Book Vol 3, Mysterious Eye Of The Dragon, Potty Patrol , The Little Owl, Corduroy's Party By Lisa Mccue, Phonics Set 3, Mouse First Spring , Primary Phonics Set4, The Enormous Potato , Life Cycle Of A Butterfly, Dunkirk, A Nile River Rest , Bollywood Burglary, New Jersey, Are You My Mother, The Zoo, Whose Baby Am I By John Butler, New Jersey Facts And Symbols, Wynken Blynken And Nod, Robotify It, A Safe Home, A Thank You Prayer , Sarah And The Big Wave, A Wolf In The North Woods , My Father Knows The Name Of Things, Thumbilina, Daniel Tiger , Aladdin, Stanley, Let Liberty Ring, Hands Hands Fingers Thumb, The Mermaid, My Hero, Felix And The Grand Tune, The Sugar Plum Tree, The Golden Statue Plot, A Wolf In The North Woods , A Thank You Prayer , Bunny Big Surprise, Jake Makes A Cake, Recycled Projects, Hands Hands Fingers Drum , It’s Not Easy Being Big, Amazing Magnetism, Rock Art Critters, Trucks, Harry The Dirty Dog, Arthur, Hands Hands Fingers Thumb, Potty Patrol, Splat The Cat, Not In The Road Ruff !, Mouse Overboard, Lost In The Woods, Dominic, Corduroy, P Is For Potty, Light Of The World , Groggy Goes To Bed, Yoga For Beginners, How America Was Founded, Happy Birthday Geronimo, Tom Thumb, Great Ice Age, Grumpy Monkey, 23 Things To Do Before You Are 11, Light Of The World , Garbage Dump Disaster, Middle School, Get Me Out Of Here!, The Elements Book, Pets Are Fun , Doggo And Pupper Save The World, Fun With Friends , Honk! Splat! Zoom!, Froggy Goes To Bed, The Book Boat's In, The Nature Book, Rock Art, Get The Scoop, A Pig A Fox And A Box, Wheels That Go, Fun At The Sea, Frozen, Froggy Goes To Bed, Curious George And The Firefighters , Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus, Fionas Little Accident, It Isn’t Easy Being Big, Oscar The Octopus, Felix And The Grand Tune , P Is For Potty, Crane Trucks Opposites, The Flea's Sneeze , The Night Before Fathers Day, Wynken Blynken And Nod, It’s Not Easy Being Big, Trucks, My Autosaurus Will Win, Farm Animals, Drones, A Safe Home , Play With Paper, Pets Are Fun , Where Is Baby, Flashy, The Eggs Are Hatching, The Sugar Plum Tree , Pets, Trains, Wheels On The Bus, The Wizard's Wand, Elmo’s Potty Book, Going On A Bear Hunt, Al And Bob, Green Eggs And Ham, A Pig A Fox And A Box, Shifty Mcgrifty And Slippery Sam, Nate The Grate And The Musical Note, It’s Not Easy Being Big, A Nile River Rest, The Hawaiian Heist, Griffin Goat And The Grand Tail , Nature At Risk, Its Earth Day Tiny, Magic School Bus Rides Again, Fly With Me , Pets, Not In The Road Ruff!, Griffin Goat And The Grand Tail, Winter Sleep Hibernation, Al And Bob , Ramon And Her Father, Delaware, Paw Patrol Find, The Green Bath, It’s Bedtime, Rabbits World Tales, My Side Of The Mountain, Mama, Will I Be Yours Forever?, The Granddaughters Necklace, Stop Those Pants, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Pig Tale, From Caterpillar To Butterfly, Better Together, Meet Firefighter!, Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Poems, Fun At The Sea, Stanley, Check Mate , The Miraculous Journey Of Edward, The Book Buddies , Corduroy's Garden, Countries Around The World, It’s Not Easy Being Big, Middle School, The Worst Years Of My Life, All The Bird In The World, Babies On The Farm, The Flea's Sneeze , Opossums, Race To The Rescue By Georgiana Deutsch , Its Earth Day, Its Spring, Mouse First Spring , Once Upon A Snow Storm, Get The Scoop Geronimo, I Love Grandma, Junie B Jones , Pig Tale,

Highlights from our summer programs!

Events for

Activities, events, and programs for teens ages 13-18.

Preschool Story Time, Wednesday starting July 13

July 13, 20 & 27 / August 3, 10 & 17 from 10-10:45 a.m

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to Preschool Story Time. Enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities and/or crafts geared towards children ages 3-5.

Craft supplies are funded by a Community Development Block Grant through the City of Vineland.

Baby / Toddler Story Time, Fridays starting July 15

July 15, 22 and 29 / August 5, 12 & 19 from 10-10:45 a.m

Children ages 3 & younger and their caregivers are invited to Baby/Toddler Story Time.

Enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities geared towards children ages 3 & younger.

Reading Club for Ages 6-8, Thursdays starting July 14

July 14, 21, 28 / August 4, 11, 18 from 2-3 p.m.

JOIN US FOR STORIES, ACTIVITIES, LEGOS AND/OR CRAFTS related to the theme "Oceans of Possibilites." Themes for each week are listed below. Please select all of the dates that you will attend. While these programs are targeted for ages 6-8 years old, you may register a child of a different age if you think these programs are more appropriate for them.

Reading Club for Ages 9 & up, Select Mondays

July 18, 25 / August 8 from 2-3:30 p.m.

Enjoy stories, crafts, and other fun activities geared towards children ages 9 & up.

Virtual Cartooning Class: Let's Draw Dinosaurs, ages 8 & up

Monday, August 1 from 2-3 p.m.

Illustrator Rick Stromoski's popular Virtual Cartooning Class returns for a second time this summer! This time, children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to learn how to draw dinosaurs!

Monarch Family Success Center of Vineland will present "Let's Draw Dinosaurs" with award-winning cartoonist and humorous illustrator Rick Stromoski. Learn how to draw all things Jurassic!

The program will be held via Zoom. Please have lots of paper and pencils or pens handy!

This virtual program is being funded by the Inspira Monarch Family Success Center of Vineland. Information provided is shared with the Monarch Family Success Center of Vineland to help them continue to receive funding to provide programs like this for the community.

The Vineland Public Library is hosting the program on Zoom. The cost for this license is being paid for by American Rescue Plan Act funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Family Night: Digger & Dave: The Magic Pot

Tuesday, August 9 from 6-7 p.m.

Digger the Dog puppet gets in trouble in this story inspired by Strega Nona. A prize drawing for books will immediately follow the program. Book prizes are jointly funded by a Community Development Block Grant through the City of Vineland, the Friends of the Vineland Public Library, and Gardner Financial Planning.

This program is funded by the Monarch Family Success Center of Vineland. Information from this form will be shared with Monarch Family Success Center so that they can continue funding programs like these.

Family Night: Board Game Night, All Ages

Tuesday, August 16 from 6-7 p.m.

Play board and card games! Children ages 12 & younger will win a prize.

Events for

Activities, events, and programs for teens ages 13-18.

Animation Basics Class

Thursdays, July 14, 21 and 28 / August 4, 11 and 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.,  Teen Room, ages 13-18

Interested in how to get started as an animator? Want to learn the secrets of how your favorite cartoons come to life? Join Library Volunteers Lexi Rodriguez and Izabel Garcillano as they show you the basic skills to be an animator, from making model sheets of your own characters to creating storyboards! This program is most beneficial to participants who can attend every week.

Week 1 (July 14)
Draw yourself in different styles and learn about how this medium came to be the form of entertainment we know and love today!

Week 2 (July 21)
Make a model sheet for your own character and learn about the importance of good character design!

Week 3 (July 28)
What is storyboarding? How do you do it? Come find out!

Week 4 (August 4)
Pair up and make a mini stop-motion film!

Week 5 (August 11)
Show off your stop-motion film and chill out with some animated short films!

Week 6 (August 18)
Celebrate your hard work with Kahoot! Win prizes!

Improv Program

Wednesday, July 13,  4-6 p.m., Teen Room

Teens are invited to show off their improv skills! We will have fun prompts available for those wishing to improvise fun scenes with the group.

Epic Debates Program

Wednesday, July 20, 4-6 p.m., Teen Room, ages 13-18

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us to debate some fun topics.

Parkour Basics

Wednesday, August 3, 4-5 p.m., Community Event Room, ages 13-18

Teens are invited to wear comfortable clothes and learn the basics of parkour on an indoor obstacle course with instructors from Pinnacle Parkour of Washington Township. This program is funded by a Community Development Block Grant through the City of Vineland.

Teen "Smoothie" House

Wednesday, August 10, 4-6 p.m., Community Event Room, ages 13-18

Teens are invited to perform at our "Smoothie" House, which is a Coffeehouse with cold beverages for the summer! Read a poem, sing a song, play an instrument, or show off any talent you have! Or, just enjoy the show and some delicious snacks!

Escape Room

August 17, 4-6 p.m., Community Event & Teen rooms, ages 13-18

Teens are invited to solve a series of puzzles for prizes to “escape” from the library!