Oceans of Possibilities
2023 Kids Summer Reading Program
This year’s Summer Reading Program is packed full of fun for kids ages birth through 12! Kids will enjoy performers, story times, crafts, games, and much more! Registration on Beanstack begins Monday, June 5, 2023!
Kids ages 2-6: join us at 10am for a special
ocean-themed craft time with Ms. Theresa
in the KidsSpace at Alton Square Mall!
Princess Ariel, aka “The Little Mermaid”, will be joining us for a special appearance in the KidsSpace at Alton Square Mall! Don’t miss the chance to see The Little Mermaid in person!
July 10, 2023 @ 10 am
Kids ages 6-12: join
Tree House at 2pm to explore how to help our native wildlife and the importance of the Mississippi Flyway in the migration of millions of birds!
Stop by the KidsSpace at Alton Square Mall any time Thursdays for an all-day scavenger hunt! Pick up a map with clues to find the answers in the KidsSpace for a prize from the treasure box!
Kids ages 2-6: join us at 10am for story time with a twist- while Ms. Mary Kay reads stories and sings songs at our Downtown branch, local artist Jennifer Grassle creates art using different mediums! Kids get to watch her technique, and at the end of the Summer Reading Program, Ms. Mary Kay draws names to see who gtets to take an art piece home!
Kids ages 6-12: join Sam at
10 am for an
exciting ocean science-themed group activity followed by a fun craft afterwords!
Kids ages 2-12: join us in the Multipurpose Room at Alton Square Mall at 2pm for an ocean-themed kids movie with free refreshments!
Science is front and center with this presentation by Talewise, featuring “Science Heroes: Saving Earth Together”! Join us for this awesome show where volunteers help conduct several exciting science experiments to bring a story to life!
June 14, 2023 @ 10 am
Join us for an amazing magic show by Richard Landry and his fuzzy assistant Snowball!
June 21, 2023 @ 10 am
Magic, juggling, and jokes?! Count us in! Join us for The Ozum Show, the newest performer with Circus Kaput, and his act, “Surprises in the Swamp”!
June 28, 2023 @ 10 am
Join us for a free puppet show by the renowned The Peppy Puppets troupe, who will be performing their fantastic program,
“The Three Little Fishies”!
July 5, 2023 @ 10 am
Join us for a feature presentation by the
St. Louis Aquarium all about octopuses and what makes them unique!
July 12, 2023
@ 10 am
It’s time for fun! Join us for a party to celebrate the end of the 2023 Summer Reading Program! Participants will enjoy a free book, photobooth, balloon artist, and a performance by the one and only Rockin Rob at 6pm! Don’t miss the chance to celebrate all your hard reading work!
July 13, 2023 5-7 pm