Summer 2020 Program Guide

ABBREVIATIONS

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

This summer, we're going virtual. All of Manatee Libraries' programs, classes and reading challenges are being set up for you to access from the convenience of your home. Check this page for details.

*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

tampa taiko


Learn about Japanese Culture with Tampa Taiko and Manatee Libraries!



early literacy

Virtual Storytimes

Clubs

STEAM Club ImageScience Club 
Designed for Grades K to 5. Join us each week for an Engineering at Home Challenge:

June 15:  Design a Functional Sailboat
June 29:  Design a Kicking Machine
July 13:   Design a Rock Moving Transportation System
July 27:   Design a Robot Bee
August 3: Design and Build a Disaster Proof House
August 17: Design and Build a Watch for the Visually Impaired 


CREATIVE KIDS

Kids Doodle: Bottom of the Ocean | Friday, July 31st at 5:00 p.m.

Kids Doodle:  Cute Animals | Friday, August 7th at 5:00 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org to sign up!

Teens


Teens Create: Art for Mental Health - Rock Bluff
Tuesday, July 7th at 5 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Adulting 101: Resumes and Interviews - Rocky Bluff
Thursday, July 9th at 3 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teen Advisory Board - Braden River
Saturday, June 11th at 4 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teens Create: Bullet Journals - Rocky Bluff
Tuesday, July 14th at 5 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

Teen Game Time - Braden River
Thursday, July 16th at 4 p.m.
Email Molly.Saunders@mymanatee.org for information.

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

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

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

Teens Create: Abstract Paintings - Rocky Bluff
Tuesday, August 4th at 5 p.m.
Email Isla.Jiang@mymanatee.org for information.

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

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

Adults

Adult Summer Reading Program
Book & Film Discussions

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.