Summer 2020 Program Guide

This summer, we're going virtual!

All of Manatee Libraries' programs, classes and reading challenges are set up for you to access from the convenience of your home.

Keep checking this page for new additions! summer reading

*Summer Reading logs are available in paper form at the branches.

Take our Summer Reading Challenge! 
For ages 18 and under.  Click here to access Google Classroom.
Enter the code for which class fits your needs:

Kids - s43sc44
Teens - wx5w52t
ADA compliant Kids - czqhk7p
ADA compliant Teens - m2ppb2x

Under the Classwork tab, you will find assignments, reading logs and other challenges. Simply enter your books in the Logs section to earn badges and prizes. The Classwork tab also contains information about other challenges and games.
Also, please be sure to fill out the survey in the classroom.
Need help? Watch a how-to sign up video



ABBREVIATIONS
Braden River: BR | Downtown Central: DWN  | Island: ISL 
Palmetto: PALM | Rocky Bluff: Rocky | South Manatee: SOM
RR = Registration Required

Click below to explore Kids, Teens, and Adult Programming!

Just For Teens

Follow Rocky Bluff Library Teens and Braden River Library Teens on Instagram!

Anime Club - Rocky
Tuesday, July 21st at 4 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teen Advisory Board - Rocky
Wednesday, July 22nd at 4 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Young Adult Book Blitz - BR
Thursday, July 23rd at 4 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org for information.

Book-to-Movie Netflix Party: - BR
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Saturday, August 1st from 3-5 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org to sign up.
 
Teens Create: Abstract Paintings - Rocky
Tuesday, August 4th at 5 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting - BR
Saturday, August 8th from 4-5 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org to sign up.

Teen Advisory Board - Rocky
Wednesday, August 12th at 4 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teen Game Time - BR
Saturday, August 15th from 3-5 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org to sign up.

Anime Club - Rocky
Tuesday, August 18th at 4 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Books and Beyond: Love Stories - BR
Friday, August 21st from 4-5 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org to sign up.

Adult Programs

Adult Summer Reading Program

Book & Film Discussions

Civic Lab: Civic Labs offer information and discussion on various community issues and current events. Email Megan.Robinson@mymanatee.org for more information and to sign up!

Area 52 Programs 

Creative Aging Classes via Zoom
Creative Aging: Mountainscapes
Saturday, July 18th at 3 p.m., email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org to register.

Creative Aging: Cloudscapes
Saturday, August 1st at 3 p.m., email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org to register.

Tutor.com Summer Webinars
Wed, Jul 22, 2020: Student Success Web Series: Goal Setting and Decision-Making

Wed, Jul 29, 2020: Student Success Web Series: Helping Parents Prepare Your Kids for School

Wed, Aug 5, 2020: Student Success Web Series: Stress Management