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Summer Reading Kick-off Event

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Head to The CRAB to help us kick-off this summer’s reading program! Enjoy crafts and activities while you register in-person with a staff member for the reading program!

Event is free with CRAB admission ($2/person).

This summer’s theme is “Reading Colors Your World”. Enjoy a chalk art contest and a colorful scavenger hunt around The CRAB where finding everything on the list will earn you some cool swag!

Patrons can also enjoy a story-time at 1000 and 1300 during the event.

Summer Reading Challenge Details: Read, or be read to, at least an hour a week. Readers who earn all Challenge badges which they will be rewarded with prizes when reading goals are met (pick-up at The CRAB).

Online registration for the Summer Reading Program begins April 19th. The program will run from May 29th-July 24th. Sign up and log your minutes at https://nsbkingsbay.beanstack.org/reader365
throughout the summer.
Age divisions include:
0-4, 5-12, 13-18 and adults, too!
Eligibility: All Army, Air Force, Marine, Navy, and DoD MWR customers of any age are encouraged to join.
Please note, The CRAB is limited to 40 patrons at one time. Please view our CRAB hours here before visiting as we are closed for cleaning every few hours:



May 29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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