Summer Reading Table of Contents

Summer Reading Activity Cards
Kids Virtual Performers
Kids Take and Makes
Teen Virtual Programs
Teen Monthly Prizes
Teen and Adult Take and Makes
Adult Programs
Adult Monthly Prizes
All Ages Grand Prizes
Sponsors

June 19th @ 10AM
Dinosaur George presents Tyrannosaurus Rex “The King of the Dinosaurs!”

“It is called “The King of the Dinosaurs”, but why? Dinosaur George will explain everything you ever wanted to know about Tyrannosaurus rex, including how it got its name, what it ate, how it hunted and much more. You will learn some fascinating new details that you never knew about T-rex. “Registration Required. Once registered, an email with meeting login instructions will be sent.

July 17th @ 10AM
John O’Bryant presents The Reading Magic Show - WORLD OF MAGIC!

Prepare yourself for a fun, exciting magic show with Magician John O’Bryant! This show is packed full of interactive magic, magic lessons, laughs and awesome giveaways! “Registration Required. Once registered, an email with meeting login instructions will be sent.

There is one Golden Ticket hidden in a Take and Make each week. If you get the Take and Make with the golden ticket you win a prize! Come to the library to redeem your ticket for a prize. Golden tickets start with the June 11th Take and Make.

June 11th
DIY Paper Lantern

This take and make kit includes all you need to make your own paper lantern. For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

June 18th
Macramé Planter

This kits includes all you need to make a macramé planter, including the pot. Just add your favorite plant when you're done! For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

June 25th
Friendship Bracelet

This kit includes all you need to make a friendship bracelet (including instructions). For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

July 2nd
Patriotic Wreath

This kit includes all you need to make and color a patriotic wreath to celebrate the USA! For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

July 9th
Sand Art

This kit includes all you need to make your own sand art in a wavy bottle. For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

July 16th
Embroidery Kit

This kit includes all you need to make an embroidery design. For ages 5-12. Whiles supplies last.

July 23rd
Foil Printed Moon

This kit includes all you need to make your own foil printed moon craft! For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

July 30th
Straw Rockets

This kit includes everything you need to make your own straw rocket. Kit includes straw and template for the rocket. For ages 5-12. While supplies last.

June 8th 10AM – 12PM
Escape Game: The Heist, Part 1

You’re a Special Agent, fresh out of training, who’s been assigned to the case of Vincent Hahn – an internationally infamous art thief. With the help of your Intelligence Agent, you must use your wits to uncover Hahn’s true identity, connect him to his past crimes, and track him down before another priceless piece goes missing! For groups of 4 or less, ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

June 9th 10AM – 12PM
Escape Game: The Heist, Part 2

Hahn is back on the run! This time, you’re hot on his trail. Intel is tracking him across the globe as you make sense of priceless old-world artifacts left in Hahn’s wake. Use Intel’s reports from the field to connect the dots and get ahead of Hahn! This is your chance to finally bring him down. For groups of 4 or less, ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

June 10th 10AM – 12PM
Escape Game: Rogue Scientist 1990

The year is 1990. A rogue scientist, Dr. Humphreys, has begun pushing his research over the line and performing dangerous genetic experiments. The Agency for International Reconnaissance (AIR) needs your technological expertise to dig up clues, connect the dots, and track down Humphreys before he goes too far. For groups of 4 or less. ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

June 24th 10AM – 11:30AM
Draw Spiderman

DRAW SPIDERMAN with Dyan Lee via Zoom Fan of Spiderman? Learn how to draw your favorite action figure. Supplies provided by the library. You’ll need to provide paper towels or wipes to keep your fingers clean, a utility knife or equivalent to keep your pencil lead sharp, a small amount of tape and an internet connection with webcam. For ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

July 8th 10AM – 11AM
Snacktime Cooking: Candy Sushi

Learn how to make sushi from candy! Kits will be available to pick up from the library for registered participants. For ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

July 21st 6PM-8PM
Teen Movie Night

Grab some popcorn and enjoy a movie with other teens from the comfort of your own home. We will be watching Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. For ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

July 22nd 6PM-8PM
Teen Movie Night

Grab some popcorn and enjoy a movie with other teens from the comfort of your own home. We will be watching Jumanji: The Next Level. For ages 13-17.

After registration, you will be e-mailed a zoom registration link.

Monthly winners will be drawn from teen entries submitted from June 5th to June 17th and from June 18th to July 15th. All entries will count toward Grand Prize drawing of your choice as long as they are submitted before the final deadline for the Grand Prize drawing.

June 18th

Only entries submitted from June 5th through June 17th will be included in the drawing for the Best Buy gift card. These entries will not be included in the drawing for the Gamestop gift card on July 16th. All entries will be included in the Grand Prize drawings.

Gift card amount: $25

July 16th

Entries from the June 18th drawing will not be submitted into the July 16th drawing. All entries from June 18th to July 15th will be counted for the drawing for the Gamestop gift card. All entries will be included in the Grand Prize drawings.

Gift card amount: $25

June 18th
Take and Make Craft: Macramé Mini Planter

Make a macramé mini planter with cotton cord and upcycled Oui yogurt jars. Soil and seeds included, for ages 13+ only. Available while supplies last, no registration required.

July 2nd
Teen and Adult Take and Make Craft: Paracord Bracelet

Learn to create a paracord bracelet. Kits include everything needed to make 1 bracelet. Ages 13+ only. Available while supplies last, no registration required.

July 16th
Teen Take and Make Craft: Mini Zen Garden

Create a mini zen garden and learn about the history of zen gardens. For ages 13+ only. Available while supplies last, no registration required.

June 10th 2PM-4PM
Painted Cookies

Learn how to make delicious decorated painted cookies.

June 16th 2PM-3PM
The Green Team Zoom Discussion/Q&A: Bloom Succession Planting

Join Ellen Anderson, Master Naturalist and Native Plant Society member, for a discussion about succession bloom planting to achieve nearly-year round color in your garden.

June 24th 2PM-4PM
Fun with Fondant

Learn to make your own fondant with easy to make recipes and designs.

June 30th 2PM-4PM
Painting with Acrylics

Join local artist Frances Fontaine for a Zoom painting workshop and complete your very own rooster painting using acrylic paints. Registration is required. All materials needed will be provided and will be available for registrants to pickup at the library the week prior to the class.

July 13th 6PM
Sasquatch Presentation

Join Dr. Haskell Hart for a presentation on Zoom - Bigfoot, Sasquatch: Myth or Reality?
Virtually all Native American tribes have a legend of "the hairy men", and there have been thousands of reported sightings in modern times. The talk will review the history, present evidence, and suggest future avenues of scientific research. Dr. Hart is a Canyon Lake resident and the author of The Sasquatch Genome Project.

July 14th 6PM-8PM
Painting with Acrylics

Join local artist Frances Fontaine for a Zoom painting workshop and complete your very own rooster painting using acrylic paints. Registration is required. All materials needed will be provided and will be available for registrants to pickup at the library the week prior to the class.

July 15th 2PM-4PM
Cupcakes

Learn to make delicious filled cupcakes.

July 21st 2PM-3PM
The Green Team Zoom Discussion/Q&A: Common Veggie Pests and How to Manage Them

Join us for a discussion and Q&A session on Common Veggie Pests and How to Manage Them, presented by Molly Keck, Integrated Pest Management Program Specialist and Board Certified Entomologist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Bexar County.

July 29th 11AM-1PM
Outdoor Grilling

Join chef Cindy, a graduate of Steven Raichlen's Barbecue University, as she shows you new recipes and grilling techniques to get your summer off to a sizzling start!

Monthly winners will be drawn from adult (18+) entries submitted from June 5th to June 17th and from June 18th to July 15th for an Amazon Gift Card. Entries submitted for the first monthly drawing are not included in the second monthly drawing. All entries will count toward Grand Prize drawing of your choice as long as they are submitted before the final deadline for the Grand Prize drawing.

Gaming Basket
Nintendo Switch Lite, case and accessories, $20 E-Shop Gift Card, Mario 3-year journal.

Reader Basket
Kindle Fire HD 10, Kindle Fire Case, hot cocoa with “Go Away I’m Reading” mug and Gourmet Popcorn.

Outdoor Family Fun Basket
Gift card to Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theater ( $50), Landa Park Train ( 4 tickets), Landa Park Mini golf (4 tickets), Landa Park Paddle Boats (4 tickets), Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch ($100).

Restaurant Basket
Gift cards to Gennaro’s ($50), Wicked Voodoo Coffee ($15), Wildflour ($50), Kafekali ($10), Blue Lotus Winery & Texas Mead Works—Two tasting tickets and two stemless glasses.

Friends of the Tye Preston Memorial Library in black text with green and blue wavy lines made to look like an open book.