Summer Reading


June 5-July 10

BML’s Summer Reading Program is twofold to keep kids reading and learning all summer!


How it works:

  • Register to participate at the library and pick up your first tracking bookmark
  • Read 10 chapters or 10 picture books per week (according to your reading level)
  • Turn in your tracking bookmark to the librarian each week
  • Choose a free book and get a fun coupon
  • Enter to win 1 of 4 fabulous space-related prizes!

Drawings Held July 10

Must be present to win


Package 1

  • Coco-Cola Space Science Center—Columbus, GA
    • 4 tickets
  • DVDs
    • Explorers
    • E.T.
    • Space Camp
    • Wall-e

Package 2

  • Kentucky Science Center tickets
    • 4 tickets
  • Nat Geo Space Encyclopedia
  • 4M Solar System Planetarium
  • NASA hat

Package 3

  • Louisville Planetarium
    • 4 tickets
  • Moonlight ball
  • Glow in the dark constellation map
  • Virtual Reality Planetarium

Package 4

  • Green Bank Observatory Green Bank, WV
    • 2 tickets
  • Telescope
  • Astronaut smart phone stand
  • Light in the Box Constellation Map


Every Wednesday at 1 pm, BML will hold a Story Time for all ages to enjoy. Books, educational entertainment, crafts, and snacks will be available.

Story Time Schedule:

  • June 5Harry Potter’s Universe

-Harry Potter games & activities

  • June 12Magic in the Universe

-Magician Brad Eikhoff will entertain

  • June 19Shoot for the moon

-Pretty Funny Balloons will do a demonstration about the moon

  • June 26To Infinity and Beyond

-Make a recycled solar system with the recycle ladies

  • July 3 Starry Starry Night

-Louisville Astronomical Society Presentation

  • July 10Out of this world comic book convention

-Dress up like your favorite comic book character

-Run a superhero obstacle course