Thank you for a successful summer. See you next year!
New for the 2021 Summer Library Program, earn 2 books*!
Kick-off summer by stopping by any library location in June to get a FREE book for participating in our Summer Library Program.
Keep track of your busy summer using an activity log (available at any library location or download a pdf below), online at TRL.beanstack.org, or on the Beanstack app. When you’ve completed at least 10 activities listed on the log or on Beanstack by August 31, collect your Certificate of Completion from any Timberland Regional Library location and pick out your book! *While supplies last.
Read, Explore, Create, and Learn
The library will also have free fun online events for all ages including Storytimes, STEM activities, performers, scavenger hunts, and more!
A fun and engaging way to combine a love of nature and a love of reading. Walk a trail and read a picture book, and enjoy interactive facts and questions as you go. Visit TRL.org/Storytrail for a list of StoryTrails and additional information.
Take & Make Activity Bags
Enjoy a craft, with supplies and directions, to complete at home. Variety of ages and available at selected locations, while supplies last.
Projects vary by location, be sure to ask when you pick up your library materials!
Library of Things
Check out and explore our unique natural environments, test a product, or take up a new hobby with items from our Library of Things collections!
Youth & Senior Connect Boxes
Youth or Senior Connect Boxes are tubs filled with 55-70 books that are available for loan to, community centers, health care agencies, before and after school programs, head start locations, preschools, daycare centers, day camps, and youth groups.
Request a box today!
Request a Grab Bag
Tell us what you love to read, listen to, or watch, and library staff will put together a Library Grab Bag of materials we think you’ll love! Learn more and fill out the form Library Grab Bag. All ages and reading levels are available.
For a schedule of summer events, check out our TRL Online Virtual Events calendar or look for event information on our social media pages, watch for new information weekly. Please register prior to the event for the zoom link.
Teachers of Nature
Join us Live on Zoom! Teachers of Nature aspires to expand the knowledge, understanding, and passion that people feel for animals and their natural world.
Click on the program title to register and see the supply list.
- June 10: All About Reptiles*
- June 17: Amazing Owls
- July 1: All About Hawks
- July 8: Animals From Around the World
- July 22: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs*
- July 29: Nocturnal Animals*
- August 5: Animals of the Rainforest*
- August 12: Critter & Canvas*
- August 19: The real Scoop on Animal Poop!*
*Includes a craft activity following the program. Click on the program to view the supply list.
Live interactive online art workshops designed for older adults to inspire creativity. All ages are welcome to join.
Click on the program title for more information and directions to view the event.
- June 11: Drawing with Colored Pencils*
- July 17: Beginning Watercolors*
- July 30: Indian Cooking
- August 7: Storytelling through Hula
- August 21: Introduction to Visual Journaling*
*Events are hosted on SilverKite's website. FAQ and a list of supplies for each program are available here. (Password: TRL2021)
Javoen Byrd from Hawk Foundation for Research and Education in African Culture
Interactive drumming and storytelling Zoom event. Click on the event for more information.
- June 24: The Wisdom of the Drum
- July 15: Catch the Beat!
Hang out with other teens in the area to play games or chat about books, movies, music, whatever! Keep up to date on upcoming programs and stay connected with real-life librarians!
Complete the form for a Discord invite. (Discord requires users to be 13 and older.)
Just for Teens! A special Take and Make activity bags. A variety of activities will be available all summer. (While supplies last.)
Summer Library Videos
Bookmark TRL YouTube Channel - Something for the whole family including Storytimes and STEM activities. New programs are added weekly!
- Summer Library Program Song in English
- Summer Library Program Introduction English
- Summer Library Program Introduction Español
- Summer Library Playlist
Keep track of your busy summer activities using an activity log (available at any library location), online at TRL.beanstack.org, or on the Beanstack app. When you’ve completed at least 10 activities listed on the log or on Beanstack, collect your Certificate of Completion from any Timberland Regional Library location!
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