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Summer Reading Family Program: Splash Down Music Party & Finale

July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The McConnell AFB Library is celebrating our two themes for the 2017 Summer Reading Program: “Reading By Design” and “Build a Better World!”  Throughout the summer, we will host a variety of programs for our patrons to enjoy.  Our Family Programs are open to all ages.  All events are free, but registration in the Summer Reading Program is required.

On Thursday, 20 July, we’re closing out the 2017 Summer Reading Program with our Splash Down Music Party and Summer Reading Finale!  The fun begins with the Music Party, starting at 10 a.m. at the Outdoor Pool Pavillion.  DJ Twitch Cool will be providing the beats as the Fire Department rolls out their hoses so everyone can run, splash, and have fun!  Your family can also enjoy hula hoop painting with Half-Moon Hoops, games, and more!  We’ll have pizza, ice cream courtesy of Freddy’s Frozen Custard, and snow cones courtesy of the Airman & Family Readiness Center starting at 11 a.m.!  Then, hang around as we announce the winners of our Summer Reading Prize winners!  This event is suitable for all ages.  For more information, call the Library at (316) 759-4207.

Earn prizes and help the Base Library work toward their goal of 1.3 million minutes read by registering for the Summer Reading Program!  Pick up your registration form from the Library, then log your minutes at  The 2017 Summer Reading Program is open to pre-readers through adults.  For more information, call the Library at (316) 759-4207.

The 2017 Summer Reading Program is sponsored by Holy Cross School and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers. Additional support provided by the Levand Trust and the South Central Kansas Library System.

2017 Summer Reading Program Family Events

  • 8 June:  Jay & Leslie’s Laughing Matters- “Plan to Build”
  • 15 June:  Mr. Kneel’s “Hip Hop for Families”
  • 16 June:  Lunchtime Concert with the 35th Army Infantry National Guard Rock Band
  • 22 June:  Chris Conner’s “Twisted Balloons”
  • 29 June:  Didgeridoo Down Under
  • 6 July:  Dennis Porter’s “Blue Print Theater”
  • 11 July:  Christmas in July featuring Santa Claus!
  • 13 July:  Eric Vaughn’s “Comedy Magic Fun!”
  • 15 July:  A Night at the Ballpark
  • 20 July:  Splash Down Music Party
  • 20 July:  Summer Reading Finale Party


July 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Pool Pavilion
McConnell AFB, 67221 United States + Google Map