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Summer Reading activities and programs are designed to be fun, encourage reading, help maintain skills and spark new interest!  We have a full summer of programs for all ages!    

Children and Teen Programs


Choose Your Own Adventure Story Read and Vote

New Teen Weekly Challenge

June 17th and July 15th  Music for Littles 10:30 am  ages 0-3 RSVP required

June 24th, July 8th, and July 22nd - Tummy Time 10:30 am ages birth through pre-crawl  RSVP required


Story Time at the River Place 1030 am - All Ages

Teen Tuesdays 1-2 pm at the Library



ages 0-3

Family Activity Sheet


ages 3 yrs-

4th grade

Keep track of how many days you read with this chart


grades 5-12

Bingo Card activities that will get you reading and movings


ages 18 +

Reading  challenges that will expand you mind

Read with Frank 10 am - 12 pm ages 12 and under RSVP required


June 20th - Things that Fly - Airport Adventure 11-12:30 am at the Frankenmuth Airport  ages 6 and up RSVP

June 27th - Things that Roll -  Family Bike and Write 6:30 pm at Heritage park

July 11th -   Things that Float - Saginaw Bay Sailing Adventure, Bay City  ages 8 and up RSVP required

July 18th -   Things that Camp -  Camping World Adventure 2-3:30 pm at Camping World - RSVP required

July 25th - Things that Gallop - Oak Lane Equestrian Adventure 10-11 am  Waiver Required, ages 5 and up 

Grand Finale Things that Go Story Time - Birch Run Motor Speedway 12-1:45 pm  ages 4 and up RSVP required


Adventure Puzzle Friday at the Library

Adult Programs


Weekly contest June 1 through July 26

Adventure begins in your hometown! Each week we will share four pictures of places in Frankenmuth. Name the places shown and get entered into a drawing to win a brand-new copy of a Read with Jenna book. Contest is for ages 18 & up. We will have seven winners each week! Must enter the drawing in-person at the library.

Things that Go - Bicycle -June 15th, Weather Permitting, at 10 am

Straight from the Bike Ministry Repair Shop, Tom Welsh joins us to go over making sure your bike is up and running for all of your summer adventures. Whether biking on Mackinac Island, around town, or on a longer journey, Tom will make sure that you have your bike in tip-top shape for a summer full of safe adventures. Feel free to ride your bike to the library for this program. Adults and families welcome.

No registration required.

Things that Go - Trains, June 18th at 6pm

Nathan Seeley from the Frankenmuth Historical Association takes us back to the turn of the century between 1890 and 1910, when an extensive interurban system of electric trains crisscrossed southern and mid–Michigan, connecting Frankenmuth to larger cities.

No registration required.

Wickson Reads - The All American Wednesday June 19th at 6pm

Fourth Friday Craft - Adventure Journal Friday June 28th @ 11 am


Things that Go - Automobiles - July 16th at 6pm

Schaefer & Bierlein’s Craig Bierlein brings his automotive expertise to us for an Automobiles 101 class. Learn the basics of getting your car adventure ready, from tire pressure to checking oil to changing windshield washer fluid, and more! Meet us in the library parking lot. No registration is required.

Language of Flowers - Saturday July 20th at 10 am 

Join Cyndy Bellaver of the National Herb Society of America - Frankenmuth Chapter - as she takes you on an adventure through the garden. In this workshop, you will learn the different meanings of herbs and flowers and create your own tussie mussie, which is a nosegay bouquet with meaning. Adults ages 18 & up. Registration required.

Fourth Friday Craft - Map Pendant Necklace July 26th at 11 am

Wherever your adventures take you this summer, commemorate them with this unique map necklace. We will use old maps to create a one-of-a-kind pendant that you can wear the whole year through. Adults ages 18 & up. Registration required.

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