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Summer Reading Club

BC SRC 2023: Journey Through Time

Take a Journey through Time with the Summer Reading Club at the library. This year’s theme plays on time travel and is an homage to all things past, present, and future.

We are offering this fun-filled, drop-in program from July 3rd to August 11th for three different age groups. Register at the library during open hours to receive a reading log and bookmark. If it’s more convenient, you may also call us at 250-847-3043 to register.

Program updates will be posted on our website and the SRC Facebook page.

Weekly Program Schedule
  • Book Buds (ages 3-5): Mondays (July 3 – July 31) from 10 – 11am
  • Forever Friends (ages 6-8): Thursdays (July 6 – Aug 10) from 10 – 11am
  • Wonderful Readers (ages 9-12): Tuesdays (July 4 – Aug 8) from 10 – 11am

Program age ranges are suggested. Children are welcome to join the group that best suits them. There will also be a wrap-up party for all participants on Friday, August 11th!

Weekly Sub-Themes
  • Dynamic Dinosaurs – Prehistoric life
  • Living Large – Art, culture, daily life
  • Beautiful Builds – Architecture, buildings, bridges
  • Terrific Transportation – Transportation throughout history
  • Ingenious Inventions – Past, present, and future
  • Rollin’ with Retro – Retro classics and pop culture
  • Far Out Future – What’s to come
What can I read?

All types of reading are encouraged, including reading in other languages and listening to audiobooks and oral stories. Download the free Libby app by OverDrive to borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and even electronic picture books. BC SRC also has an online participation option with a reading tracker, activities, and contests.

Many thanks to our program sponsors and local donors: BC Library Association, CUPE BC, Province of BC (Public Libraries Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs), Aquabatics, BV Regional Pool & Recreation Centre, Big Smiles, Blue Water Sushi, Canadian Tire, The Dollar Store, Heartstrings, Masa Yama, Mountain Eagle Books, Nature’s Pantry, Smithers Bowl, Sport Chek, and Two Sisters.