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June 1 through July 30

 It's a summer of fun, adventure, reading, teamwork, and personal challenges!

Just like going to summer camp...but at the library! 

Read Beyond the Beaten Path.  Explore.  Have fun.  Win prizes!


Schedule is subject to change - check back for updates

June 7 - Camp Cooking Week  - Make a solar s'mores oven!
June 14 - Arts & Crafts Week #1 - Learn macrame from an expert!
June 21 - Survival Week - this may involve eating bugs...
June 28 - Team Building Week - Silent Line Up, Human Knot, and More!
July 5 -  Adventure Week - Escape Room with Special Guest
July 12 - Arts & Crafts Week #2 - Tie Dye!
July 19 - Get Lost Week! - Intro to Geocaching
July 26 - Animals in the Wild - Meet Don Cleever from the MO Dept. of Conservation and his service dog!


Wednesdays 1:00 to 2:00 PM- Programs for Kids

  • Schedule is subject to change - check back for updates

  • Recommended for ages 6 and up

June 8- Camp Cooking Week - No campfire needed for these camping snacks!  Learn some new recipes!

June 15 - Arts & Crafts Week #1 - Make a bird feeder & learn about our Northeast MO birds!

June 22 - Survival Week - Meet Kyle Scott, Wakonda State Park Superintendent!

June 29 - Team Building Week - Fingertip Hula Hoop, Mine Field, Human Knot and more!

July 6 -  Adventure Week - Camping Stories and Other Adventures with Special Guest

July 13 - Arts & Crafts Week #2 - Duct tape projects

July 20 - Don't Get Lost Week! - Make a compass and some maps!

July 27 - Missouri Conservation Department brings Night Time Critter Adventures!  

Thursdays 10:00 AM - Story Time with Miss Beth

  • Begins June 9

  • Stories, songs, and activities! 


Friday Family Nights 

​June 3 & June 10 @ 6:30 PM - Free Movie at Lewis Street Playhouse - "The Parent Trap" starring Lindsay Lohan.  All                                                     those registered for Summer Reading will receive a free small popcorn and pop or                                                             candy.  Sponsored by the Canton Area Arts Council.

June 17 & June 24 @ 6:30 PM - Free Movie at Lewis Street Playhouse - "The Black Panther."

July 8 @ 6:00 PM- Stories Around the Campfire with professional storyteller WT Johnson!  

July 22 @ 7:00 PM- Stuffed Animal Sleepover-Camping Edition!  Bring a stuffed animal for a bedtime story!                                         Before you leave, fill out a nametag and a permission slip so your furry friend can spend the night                                   at the library! (With adult-ish supervision, of course).  So don't bring the stuffed animal you can't                                     sleep without!  Come back on Saturday at 10:00 AM to pick up your animals (and some breakfast)                                   and  get a report on their behavior in the night! (In the past, it has not been good...)

Adult Book Club

Wednesday, July 6 @ 5:00 PM - We will discuss "Into the Wild" by Job Krakauer.  The library will have multiple copies to check out!


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