Winter Reading Club

January 2nd - March 5th

Starry skies flecked with northern lights, igloos, crunchy snow, polar bears . . . Let your imagination take you to a far-away land where families gather together to hear the old tales of wisdom and magic. Sign up for Tales from the Far North Winter Reading Club beginning January 2nd.
Northern Lights

School-age readers earn a prize by reading one book each week.

Use Beanstack to log your books online, earn badges for books read and activities completed. You will also have access to themed guides for researching and enjoying topics of interest, write reviews to share with others, and see what other kids are reading this summer. Follow this link for more information on using Beanstack.

Our virtual programs will be highlighting the winter season. Look for them on Facebook and YouTube

Thank you to the Gerald and Paula McNichols Family Foundation for sponsoring Winter Reading Club.

Events for Ages 6 - 11

  • Virtual Aspiring Artists

    Saturday, January 30th, 2021 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages 7 & Up


    Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class. Calling all Aspiring Artists to explore Sensational Sculptures and three famous sculptors - Michelangelo, Frederick Hart, and Jaume Plensa – to inspire us to make our own original piece. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands-on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. We will use coins to help us investigate surface tension. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands-on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. How does your heart actually work? Find out during today’s club. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands-on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. Using a cipher, we’ll do some decoding during today’s club, to find the answer to a riddle. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Aurora Borealis

    Friday, February 19th, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Have you ever seen the Northern Lights? Learn how this amazing phenomenon occurs in the night sky. Learn how to make your own aurora borealis during this fascinating program. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • The Science of Snowflakes

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Snowflakes are beautiful and intricate. How are they formed? Discover the answer to that question, and explore the photography of Snowflake Bentley during this fascinating program. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands-on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. We’ll learn more about potential and kinetic energy as we make a balloon car. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Books & Barks

    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    All Ages


    Join Finn and his owner Susan for a reverse Books and Barks session. Enjoy a good book with a very friendly dog! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.