Summer Reading 2021 events

Virtual Scavenger Hunts

June 9 & July 7 | 6:30 p.m.

Can you find various items before time runs out? Test your skills at our interactive, at-home scavenger hunt designed for the whole family. Points are rewarded for each successful item found. The family with the most points at the end wins a special prize! Registration is required to get the Zoom link. Ideal for families, but individual play allowed. Contact Jodi Norton to register at JNorton@CityofLaVista.org.

Pokémon GO! Meetups

June 16 | 6-7 p.m. | Library

June 24 | 2-3 p.m. | City Hall Campus

July 14 | 10-11 a.m. | Library

July 20 | 6-7 p.m. | City Hall Campus

Pokémon Go players are invited to meet up at the Library and/or City Hall Campus. Come hang with other trainers, collect the nearby Pokestops and catch some Pokémon. We’ll also have Pokémon-related goodie bags. All ages are welcome! Registration not required. Own devices must be used.

Virtual Pet Show & Tell

July 13 | 2 p.m.

Are you crazy in love with your pet or is your pet just crazy? Listen to pet-friendly stories, learn different animal facts, visit with our library pet, Neptune, and show off your favorite pet on Zoom. We want to know what makes your pet pet-tastic! All pets welcome! Registration is required to get the Zoom link. To register, contact Jodi Norton at JNorton@CityofLaVista.org.

Teen Virtual Game Night

June 10 & July 15 | 6:30 p.m.

You got game? I’m game! Join us on the La Vista Library Discord server to play some games. Whether it’s Jackbox, Skribble.io, Board Game Arena, Minecraft, Mario Kart Tour or just plain old Monopoly, we’ll have a blast together! Must be at least 13 to join and have a Discord account. Games played are decided as a group. Contact Ashley Wemhoff for an invite at AWemhoff@CityofLaVista.org.

Summer Storytimes

Animal Adventure Storytimes | June 3 & July 14

Learning begins at birth, and parents are a child’s first and most important teachers. Help your child get ready to read with storytimes and activities offered by the library. These storytimes are prerecorded and published on the City’s website and social media accounts and offer stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, special guest readers or animals and more.

Zoom Storytimes | June 11 & July 26 | 10:30 a.m.

This virtual storytime will be filled with stories, dancing, songs, games, literacy skills and more. Stories and activities are most appropriate for children 6 years old and younger, but all ages are welcome. Contact Ms. Jodi at JNorton@CityofLaVista.org to receive an invite.

Puppet Show Storytime | June 17 & July 22

Enjoy a special storytime involving puppets, friends and more. Children will get to see stories come alive with the use of puppets. Grab your favorite puppet and/or stuffed animal, bring your imagination and read along. These storytimes are prerecorded and available on La Vista’s social media platforms.

Pajama Storytime | June 22 & July 20 | 6:30 p.m.

It’s time for a Pajama Storytime! Families are invited to read books, sing songs and incorporate music and movement into a special evening storytime. So get in your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and have fun with your favorite librarian. Contact Ms. Jodi at JNorton@CityofLaVista.org, to receive an invite.