City of Henderson Announcements

Posted on: June 5, 2017

Library offering summer reading, other educational programs


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Public Library is offering several reading and other educational programs this summer during the break from the classroom.

Every Tuesday in Freedom Park and Thursday in Central Park at 10:30 a.m. there will be story time, a small activity, and a chance to meet the book character of the week.

Lunch will be provided through the Henderson County Schools Summer Feeding Program. This event is in collaboration with the Henderson County Parks and Programs,Henderson Farmers Market, Henderson County Schools, Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center, Henderson County Public Library, City of Henderson and Early Childhood Council. 

Here’s the story line-up:

June 6 and June 8: Maisy
June 13 and June 15: Lilly
June 20 and June 22: Frog and Toad
June 27 and June 29: Mouse from “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”
July 11 and July 13: Splat the Cat
July 18 and July 20: Poky Little Puppy

No registration is required for this program.

Starting Monday, June 5 and continuing each Monday through July 17, a Family Fun Series will be offered from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Each week is sure to be a memorable, impactful, educational, and entertaining experience for all!   Check out this great schedule:

June 5: Glow in the Dark Storytime
June 12: Drive-in Fun
June 19: Campfire Tales

June 26: Family Fort Night
July 10: Instrument Petting Zoo
July 17: Giant Outdoor Games.

Inventors and tinkerers have to chance to create, invent and just plain tinker around in the new Lego/Tinker Lab each Friday starting June 9 at 11 a.m. The activity gives the hands-on learner a creative outlet.

Also, the Minecraft Lab will be open all day on Wednesday, June 14, beginning at 9 a.m. Participants can sign up for spots hourly but spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Sign up at  by clicking on “Upcoming Events” or by calling 270-826-3712.

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