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Ashe County Summer Learning 2022

Adults, Teens, & Children
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Does my child have to be registered for Summer Reading & Learning to attend events?

No. Everyone is welcome!

Do I need to pay anything to attend events?

No. All library events are free and open to the public!

Do I need a ticket for my child to attend special events?

Our special events on Tuesdays and Thursdays are limited capacity. Tickets are required and will be available on a first come, first served basis beginning one hour before each event.

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES BEACH BASH

Play beach games, take a stroll through our new Story Walk in the Park, enjoy summery snacks and drinks, and register for Summer Reading & Learning at the library!

Saturday, June 4, 11 am to 1 pm

SUMMER STORYTIMES

Young children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute interactive program that incorporates books, songs, and movement to encourage pre-reading skills.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am in Storytime Station

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am in Bowie-Segraves Park

 

TUESDAYS

Tuesday events have varying, limited capacity. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis beginning one hour before each event.

Alakazam! with Almost Amazing Al

June 14 at 1 pm

Bright Star Theatre presents The Little Mermaid

June 21 at 10:30 am

Junior Paleontologist with Hands On! Discovery Center

June 28 at 11 am

Can You Feel the Pressure? with Hands On! Discovery Center

June 28 at 1 pm

Pirates and Mermaids and Octopi, Oh My! with High Country Performing Arts Academy

July 12 at 1 pm

Gem Mining with Schiele Museum of Natural History

July 19 at 1 pm and 2 pm (two sessions of the same program)

Go with the Flow with Hands On! Discovery Center

July 26 at 1 pm

Forensic Challenge with Hands On! Discovery Center

July 26 at 3 pm

THURSDAYS

Thursday events have varying, limited capacity. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis beginning one hour before each event.

Sea-sational Ocean Crafts

June 9 at 1 pm

Paws to Read with Finn

June 16 at 1 pm

Splashtastic Ocean Science

June 23 at 1 pm

Ocean Animals Lego Challenge

June 30 at 1 pm

Paws to Read with Finn

July 7 at 1 pm

Mermaid & Pirate Party

July 14 at 1 pm

Ships, Boats, and Barges Lego Challenge

July 21 at 1 pm

Under the Sea Minute to Win It

July 28 at 1 pm

SATURDAYS

We are taking the library outdoors on Saturdays this summer! We hope you'll stop by to visit us at Ashe Farmers Market (most Saturdays throughout the summer) and Imagination Ashe's Caboose Kids.

Ashe Farmers Market

Visit our tent for information about library events, giveaways, and a market scavenger hunt.

Most Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm

Caboose Kids: What does ARLY the fox say?

Imagination Ashe is sponsoring a Saturday summer series of events for kids ages 3-10 at Connie the Caboose in the Backstreet Park in downtown West Jefferson. The series begins May 30 and ends August 13. The library's program will feature our gray fox mascot, ARLY.

July 16 at 10 am