Summer Reading Program
Designed to combat the “Summer Slide,” where children and teens experience a learning loss over their summer break from school, the Wichita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program keeps young minds active by encouraging reading and participation in special Library programs and activities.
More information: www.wichitalibrary.org/summerreading
The Wichita Public Library’s Summer Events, at all seven locations, will keep young minds active and learning by providing special story-times, programs, and services that create young readers through five learning activities: playing, singing, writing, talking, and reading. Some events will be hosted at Naftzger Park and Riverside Park.
More information: www.wichitalibrary.org/events
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Studies show that reading regularly with your young child stimulates brain development and strengthens a parent’s relationship with their child. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is designed to allow parents and children the opportunity to bond over reading.
More information: www.wichitalibrary.org/1000books
Designated teen spaces in several Wichita Public Library locations paired with specialized teen programs provide learning opportunities for teens in a relaxed, friendly environment.
Check out the TEEN BLOG @ www.wichitalibrary.org/Youth/Teens/Blog for new podcasts, book reviews, and other fun information.
Check out Teen Summer Events @ www.wichitalibrary.org/Events events are happening at all seven WPL locations.
The Wichita Public Library’s extensive historical and genealogy department provides residents with materials needed for research on various subjects and specialized programming that discusses local, state, and national history and tips on researching family history.
More information: www.wichitalibrary.org/Research
The Wichita Public Library offers several services from 3D Printing, AV Studio, Laptops & Internet Bundles, Collaboration & Meeting Rooms, Book Discussion, Technology Assistance, and so much more.
More Information: www.wichitalibrary.org/Services