Summer Reading Program

Sign up for Summer Reading Challenges beginning on June 1.

Visit https://bellevillemi.beanstack.org to sign up or visit the Children’s Reference Desk. Win prizes or free books just for reading books!

Summer Reading Challenge Shows run June 13 through July 27. Visit our Event Page or Youth Desk to see our programs listed.

Teens – Monday nights, 7:00 p.m.

Independent Readers – Tuesday mornings, 11:00 a.m.

Read-to-Me – Wednesday nights, 7:00 p.m.

Summer Storytimes

Littles Summer Storytime

Ages Birth-4

June 9 & 23     July 7 & 21     August 4 & 18

Programs

Teen Shark Painting Party

Saturday, July 23, 11 am

Ages 12-18

It’s a paint party where you will leave with an acrylic painting of a  great white shark. For this painting, we will be following along with The Art Sherpa on YouTube. Dress for mess. Registration required.

Book Clubs

Comic Book Club

Grades 4-6

Third Tuesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm

If you like comic books, this is the club for you! We will read and discuss a variety of comics and make our own. A free copy of each book will be available at the youth desk for participants. Registration opens for each session on the first of the month. This is an in-person program, but virtual options are available upon request.

NEW Teen Comic Book Club 

Grades 7-12

Second Monday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm

Join Kam Komics in this hands-on Comic Book Workshop for Teens.

Do you enjoy reading comic books, graphic novels, and manga? Are you interested in creating your own comic books as well? In this club we will read and discuss a variety of comics and bring our own stories to life. Registration required.

Teen AniManga Club

Grades 7-12

Fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8 pm

If you’re enthusiastic about anime and manga, this club is for you! Talk about favorite series, watch anime, and more.  A free copy of each month’s book will be available at the youth desk for participants. Registration opens for each session on the first of the month. This is an in-person program, but virtual options are available upon request.

Teen Book Club

Second Tuesday of the month, Sept - May, 6:30-7:30 pm

Grades 8-12

Are you a teen that loves to read and talk about books? Join us! Registration required.

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