Summer Programs

2019 Summer Programs

Don’t miss out on a summer that’s going to be out of this world!  There will be something for everyone—fun reading, cool prizes, and lots of great events!

Summer Reading Program: This is a six week program packed full of fun and excitement! Each year the theme changes, so no two summers are ever the same. This is open to children of all ages. For a schedule of events, please see our calendar

Image result for summer exploringWant to have big adventures without the big cost? Check out one of our Library Day Passes and visit some great places around Vermont. For more details and a full list of where you can go, click here

A Week at the Highgate Library…

Here’s what will be going on at the Library each week during the summer months

Free Messy Icon 272322 | Download Messy Icon - 272322Messy Mondays: (10:00AM-11:00AM & 4:00PM-5:00PM) Children and families are invited to join us for some hands on fun during Messy Mondays. Each week we will have a new activity that allows children to get their hands dirty while expanding their mind. beginn

600px-musical_note_nicu_bucule_01.svg_Tunes On Tuesdays: (10:00-11:00AM) Is music and movement your child’s favorite part of story hour? We’ve got the program for you. Sing, dance, make music, while soaking up the sunshine in our backyard. Get your little one active in a fun way!

29302.pngStory Hour Wednesdays: (10:00AM-11:00AM) Read, craft, and enjoy a healthy snack.  Sponsored in part by The Family Center: Parent Child Center of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services.

flat800x800075f.u5D&D Thursdays: (4:00PM-6:00PM) Enjoy 2 hours of Dungeons and Dragons each week. Grades 4-8. Beginning July 27th.

Friday: Closed

Summer Meals

Monday Tuesday Wednesday

June 24 – August 2nd

State seeks sponsors for summer food program - On Common ...

 We are a participating site for the USDA free summer meal program with Hunger Free Vermont. Through this effort, free lunches are provided three days each week for the first six weeks of summer vacation (6/24-7/31) from 11:30-12:30 at our site for ages 18 and under. For more information on other summer meal sites, please visit  Hunger Free Vermont.

Please e-mail or call 868-3970 and speak to Michelle Beaulieu, our Summer Meal Supervisor.

Read to a Dog


Beginning June 27th


No matter your reading level, Bailey can’t wait to hear your stories. This is a great way to improve reading skills or just enjoy a summer afternoon.

20 minute slots for reading are available from 2:00-6:00pm every Thursday.

Call 868-3970 to reserve your spot.

Creepy Crawly Garden Club

Monday Tuesday Wednesday 12:30-3:00pm

July 1st – July 31st

Image result for exploring

Join Virginia Holiman getting your hands in the dirt and learning to plant, care for, and harvest vegetable & herb gardens. Experience preparing and tasting the foods you grow, learn about bugs that are beneficial to plants, and create fun garden-themed projects. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend.

Students attending the SAIL program, can take the bus to be dropped off at the Library.

Summer Events

August 9th 5:30PM

End of Summer Reading Summer Celebration

(BBQ with special visit from Star Wars Characters)

@ The Highgate Library

We Can’t Wait To See You This Summer!