Tails and Tales 2021
The Colony Public Library offers reading programs for all ages, birth through adult! Registration and book logging begins Tuesday, June 1 at 10:00am and ends Saturday, July 31 at 5:00pm. Register at thecolonypl.org or in person at TCPL.
Kids (Jun 01 – Jul 31)
- Sign up for Summer Reading Club 2021 offered by The Colony Public Library online! Registration and online logging begins June 1.
- Set a daily reading goal. This can be 20 minutes, 45 minutes, or any goal of your choice. Try to meet your goal every day!
- Stop by the Library to claim a prize for every five days you meet your goal. The grand prize for the summer is to read 30 days and receive a trophy!
*Please note: Kids & teens will log the number of days they meet their reading goal, not the number of books.
Facebook Live Story Time
Tuesdays, 10:15am: June 1, 15, 29; July 13, 27. Join us for Facebook Live Story Time this summer! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and have fun. Find us at Facebook.com/tcpltx.
Take Home Kits
Use our contactless drive-up window for pickup!
Summer Reading Challenge Craft Kits: A new kit will be available each week for preschoolers, children, and teens/adults. Registration required; sign up at tcpl.ticketleap.com.
- Week 1: Preschool – Sun painting; Children – Watercolor resist painting; Teen/Adult – Watercolor bookmark. Registration begins May 31 at 10:00am.
- Week 2: Preschool – Visor; Children – Folded fan; Teen/Adult – DIY pocket notebook. Registration begins June 7 at 10:00am.
- Week 3: Preschool – Underwater sun catcher; Children – Wind chimes; Teen/Adult – Beaded lizard keychain. Registration begins June 14 at 10:00am.
- Week 4: Preschool – Star wands; Children – Origami star; Teen/Adult – Stars in a bottle. Registration begins June 21 at 10:00am.
- Week 5: Preschool – Rainbow necklace; Children – Straw weaving bracelet; Teen/Adult – Chevron pattern bracelet. Registration begins June 28 at 10:00am.
- Week 6: Preschool – Paper plate snail; Children – Felt jellyfish; Teen/Adult – Felt stuffed fox. Registration begins July 5 at 10:00am.
- Summer Snacks Kit: Make delicious summertime snacks for the whole family! Registration required; sign up at tcpl.ticketleap.com beginning June 28.
- Interactive Movie Experience Kit: Participate in the movie experience! Each take-home kit includes an interactive movie script, a bag of microwave popcorn, and props for up to 6 participants. Registration required; sign up at tcpl.ticketleap.com beginning July 26.
- For grades 6 – 12. Registration required; sign up at tcpl.ticketleap.com.
- Pokéball Terrariums Kit: Create a mini habitat for a tiny Pokémon! Registration begins June 14.
- Constellation Embroidery Kit: Capture a piece of the night sky by making your own embroidered art. Registration begins July 12.
Enjoy a story and the outdoors at the same time. Read a book page-by-page and interact with the story as you walk in the park. Visit thecolonypl.org for dates and locations.
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