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Summer Reading Program 2021

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Welcome to your Summer Reading Program Headquarters! We encourage everyone to read for fun and earn incentives. We have self-directed reading programs designed for all ages running between June 15 - July 31. 

Select your age group to register and get started:

 

 

Special Summer Reading Program Events

Book Talk: '100 Things to Do in Orange County Before You Die
All ages
Gather local activity ideas and enjoy a deep dive into Orange County’s history and culture.
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org to register and receive your Zoom invitation. 
Thu / Jun 10 / 7:00 - 8:30 pm / Free / via Zoom

100 Things to do in OC

Maggie Shipstead Great Circle
Ages 18 & up
Join us for a conversation with bestselling author Maggie Shipstead as she discusses her newest book, “The Great Circle” with author Chloe Benjamin.
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org to register and receive your Zoom invitation. 
Wed / Jun 23 / 7:00 - 8:00 pm / Free / via Zoom

Maggie Shipstead

Virtual Pajama Storytime
Ages 2 & up
Dress in your comfiest pajamas and curl up for evening stories and songs. Follow the Mission Viejo Library on Facebook to catch us live or watch the replay. 
Tue / Jun 15 - Aug 10 / 6:00 – 6:30 pm / Free / Mission Viejo Library Facebook 

Pajama Story Time

Virtual Storytime
Ages 2 & up
Books, songs, and rhymes to boost early literacy skills. Follow the Mission Viejo Library on Facebook to catch us live or watch the replay.
Wed / Jun 16 - Aug 11 / 11:00 - 11:30 am / Free / Mission Viejo Library Facebook

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Readaloud
Ages 2 & up
Cozy up and enjoy a librarian reading a picture book. Follow the Mission Viejo Library on Facebook to catch us live or watch the replay. 
Thu / Jun 17 - Aug 12 / 11:00 - 11:30 am / Free / Mission Viejo Library Facebook

Virtual Read-Aloud

Reading Rocks
Ages 6-10
Kids are invited to master reading and speaking abilities by reading aloud and practicing conversation skills with teen volunteers. COVID safety protocols will be in effect. Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org to register.
Sat  / Jun 19 / 11:30 am - 12:00 pm / Free / MVL Kershaw Garden
Sat / Jul 17 / 11:30 am - 12:00 pm / Free / MVL Kershaw Garden

Reading Rocks

Paw Readathon 
Ages 6-10 
Kids strengthen their read-aloud skills by reading to Roxy, a beautiful trained therapy dog. COVID safety protocols will be in effect.  
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org for details and to register.
Sat / Jun 26 / 11:30 am - 12:00 pm / Free / MVL Kershaw Garden
Sat / July 24 / 11:30 am - 12:00 pm / Free / MVL Kershaw Garden

Paw Readathon

Planet Party Virtual Presentation
All ages
Join library staff and Science Heads for a fun-filled presentation on our solar system, including live viewing of the planets from telescopes in the Canary Islands!
To register, email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org.
Sat / July 31 / 4:00 – 5:00 pm / Free / Online

Planet Party Presentation

Digital Summer Reading Book Club
Ages 18 & up
Hostage by Clare Mackintosh
Locked-room thriller set over 20 hours on one airplane flight. A lot can happen.
Includes live book discussion with the author.
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org for complete details and to register.
July 1 – 31

Hostage by Clare Macintosh

Virtual Brown Bag Book Club
Ages 18 & up
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org for more information. Held via Zoom.
Fri / Jun 11 / 12:00 - 1:00 pm / Free / Online
Fri / Jul 9 / 12:00 - 1:00 pm / Free / Online
Fri / Aug 13 / 12:00 - 1:00 pm / Free / Online

Brown Bag Book Club

Virtual Thursday Night Thrillers Book Club
Ages 18 & up
Email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org for more information. Held via Zoom.
Thu / Jun 17 / 7:00 - 8:00 pm / Free / Online
Thu / Jul 15 / 7:00 - 8:00 pm / Free / Online
Thu / Aug 19 / 7:00 - 8:00 pm / Free / Online

Thursday Thriller Book Club
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