Summer Reading Club Opens June 24th

Registration opens Wednesday, June 24th. Click on the read more link for summer reading club information and a list of special programs. 

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Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Club
Kryptonite Scavenger Hunt

Kryptonite will be hidden somewhere in the Library every Monday. Find it and receive an entry into the summer reading grand prize drawing for Middle School Readers. 

Kryptonite Scavenger Hunt Slide
Balto - Movie Presentation

Wednesday, July 1 @ 11:00 a.m. 

Join us for a free movie showing freatur a dazzling, animated adventure about one of the most courageous canines of all time.

 

Balto Wednesday, July 1 11:00 a.m.
Superhero on the Shelf

Can you find our superhero on the shelf? If you can find our hidden superhero, who might be hiding anywhere in the Library, you might just win a super prize! If you are successful in your quest, return to the Children's room for a prize!

Superhero on the shelf slide
Backyard Habitats for Birds & Butterflies
Monday July 6 ~ 7:00 pm
 
The New Jersey Audubon Society will teach us how to create a backyard (or apartment balcony!) that will attract beautiful birds & butterflies. 
Backyard Habitats
How to Talk to a Robot

Wednesday, July 8 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

For students entering grades 6-12. Join us for a fun and interactive 2 hour STEM program presented by Robodyssey and learn to tell a robot what to do! Space is limited to 25 Verona Library card holders entering grades 6 - 12. Register for this program. 

How to talk to a Robot Program
Superhero Film Fest

Monday, July 13 - 2:45 p.m. 

Teens and tweens! Escape the heat with a fun summer movie and popcorn. Join us for a special afternoon showing of Big Hero 6. Rated PG. Special super prize giveaways including t-shirts, earbuds, and portable USB ports.

Big Hero Six Movie Slide
Great Scott!! It's Magic!

Wednesday, July 15 - 11:00 a.m. 

Super magician Scott Drukker and his sidekick, Thurston the parrot return to the Verona Public Library to shock and amaze magic lovers of all ages. 

Great Scott!! It's Magic! Slide
Create Your Own 3D Comic Book

Thursday, July 16 - 2:45 p.m. 

Unmask your creativity and create your own 3D comic book! Books and 3D glasses provided. Supplies are limited and registration is requested. Register online.  Special super prize giveaways including t-shirts, earbuds, and portable USB ports.

Create your own 3D comic book slide.
3D Printing with Minecraft and Printcraft

Friday, July 17 - 2:45 p.m. & Saturday, July 18 - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Create your own 3D Minecraft model with Printcraft on Friday, July 17th and return to the Library on Saturday, July 18th to have your creation printed on a 3D printer! 

Minecraft 3D Printing Slide
Heroes & Villains Magnets

Thursday, July 23 - 2:45 p.m.

Unleash your inner hero or villain. Create your favorite hero or villain symbols and turn them into magnets! Special super prize giveaways including t-shirts, earbuds, and portable USB ports. Register online. 

Magnet Craft Slide
Adult Summer Reading

For Grown-ups:  For every book you read between June 20 & August 20, submit a brief written review and enter for the prize of your choice.  Prizes include a gift certificate to Ariane Kitchen & Bar, an autographed copy of The Stranger, by Harlan Coben, and a Kindle E-reader.  The more you read, the more chances you have to win!  Open to Verona residents 18 & older. 

Adult Summer Reading
Adult Summer Reading Book Club

Thursday, August 20th at 7:00 pm:  Please join us for a book discussion of Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, by Scott Anderson.  To add to the discussion, we’ll show the documentary Lawrence of Arabia: the Battle for the Arab World on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 pm.  Register at the Reference Desk to pick up a copy of the book.  

Book Discussion Group
Reader's Nook

Attention fiction lovers! Check out VPL's weekly top picks in our Reader's Nook.

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The Reader's Nook
Video Games @ Verona Public Library

Check out our new collection of video games for the Nintendo Wii, Xbox, and Playstation.

 

Video Games Slide
Museum Passes

Verona Public Library is pleased to offer a free lending pass to Imagine That!!! Children's Museum in Florham Park and a limited number of vouchers for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. 

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Museum Passes
NoveList

Looking for more great reads? Check out NoveList and discover books by your favorite authors, book suggestions and read-alike lists for your favorite books. Go to Online Resources and click on EBSCO to get started. You will need your Verona Public Library card number to login.

NoveList
  • Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Club
  • Kryptonite Scavenger Hunt Slide
  • Balto Wednesday, July 1 11:00 a.m.
  • Superhero on the shelf slide
  • Backyard Habitats
  • How to talk to a Robot Program
  • Big Hero Six Movie Slide
  • Great Scott!! It's Magic! Slide
  • Create your own 3D comic book slide.
  • Minecraft 3D Printing Slide
  • Magnet Craft Slide
  • Adult Summer Reading
  • Book Discussion Group
  • The Reader's Nook
  • Video Games Slide
  • Museum Passes
  • NoveList