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Newport Beach Public Library’s Summer Reading Program runs from June 10 through July 29

The Newport Beach Public Library is rolling out its Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 10. Children through 6th grade can participate in the Children’s Summer Reading Program.

Here’s how to get started:

Participants register on Beanstack by clicking here and keep track of their reading and activities to earn digital badges and prizes. Once you have registered on Beanstack, pick up your free paperback book at any library location! Complete the program for a chance to win the grand prize!

Newport boy in library

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Participants in the Summer Reading Program have a chance to win the grand prize

Kids can also write or draw book reviews throughout the summer. Each submitted book review will be entered into weekly prize drawings.

Opening Day, Saturday, June 10

Head over to a Newport Beach Public Library location as they kick off their annual Summer Reading Program with a variety of fun activities all day long. Don’t forget to sign up on Beanstack on June 10 for an entry into the Opening Day Prize Drawing.

CdM, Monday, June 12 at 3 p.m.

Central, Tuesday, June 13 at 11 a.m.

Balboa, Wednesday, June 14 at 3 p.m.

Mariners, Saturday, June 17 at 11 a.m.

Michael Rayner, Comedian Juggler

Join in the combination of hilarious tricks and stunts with uproarious stand-up comedy for kids. Michael Rayner’s show has been described as “preposterous brilliance” and “wacky jugglement.”

Newport on stairs

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You can read a book anywhere, even on the stairs

CdM, Monday, June 19 at 3 p.m.

Central, Tuesday, June 20 at 11 a.m.

Balboa, Wednesday, June 21 at 3 p.m.

Mariners, Saturday, June 24 at 11 a.m.

Newport crafts

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Get creative with words and crafts

Crafts: Find Your Voice With Words

There are so many ways to use words to express our unique selves. Make a journal, create word art, write your name in new and fun ways. Join the library to get crafty with words.

CdM, Monday, June 26 at 3 p.m.

Central, Tuesday, June 27 at 11 a.m.

Balboa, Wednesday, June 28 at 3 p.m.

Mariners, Saturday, July 1 at 11 a.m.

Kyle Tiernan, Draw Along Art

Learn to draw with Kyle Tiernan. Participants will follow along and complete three fun illustrations to take home in this engaging art program for children. All supplies are provided.

Summer Reading Program events are generously funded by the Friends of the Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all events. Space is first come, first seated and limited by room capacity. Materials are available while supplies last. More information can be found at www.newportkids.org.

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