Summer Learning Program 2022

“Read Beyond the Beaten Path” is the theme for the 2022 Kenyon Public Library’s Summer Learning Program. Fun challenge sheets and book reports will be available starting June 3 for all ages from toddlers to teens! Turn them in at the library for books and prizes!


Summer Learning Program Kickoff:
June 3 @ 10:30 a.m. @ Depot Park
Join us at Depot Park for a fun-filled morning led by Tasha Homeier, Master Gardner Volunteer from the U of M Extension Office. We will be planting seeds, learning some gardening tips and other activities!

STEM Stations: 
Wednesday, June 8, 15, 22, & 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library!
Recommended for kids aged 7 and older. Participants may come in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesdays to complete the challenges.

Story Times:
Friday, June 17 @ 10:30 a.m. at the library!
Friday, June 24 @ 10:30 a.m. at the library!
Join us for books, activities & crafts!
Recommended for all ages!

Summer Learning Program Photo Scavenger Hunt Begins June 3! Photos will be posted on the library’s website and in the library each Friday. 

Summer Learning Program Special Events and Performances:

  • Thursday, June 9 @ 10:30 a.m.: Z Puppets Rosenschnoz presents Monkey Mind Pirates Quest for Calm (All ages puppet show!)
  • Monday, June 13 @ 11 a.m.: Story Time with Chione Quintet (Musical Story Time)
  • Thursday, July 14 @ 10:30 a.m.: The Magic of Story (A Dress-Up Story Telling Experience)
  • Wednesday, July 20 @ 11 a.m.: National Eagle Center (Live Raptor Program)
  • Thursday, July 28 @ 1 p.m.: The Art of Tying Knots Macrame Program (ages 12+, Registration required for this event only!)
  • Wednesday, August 10 @ 10:30 a.m.: The Irish Piper by Laura MacKenzie (The Pied Piper comes to life!)
  • Thursday, August 25 @ 10:30 a.m.: RAD Zoo (Live Reptiles and Amphibians!)

All special events and performances will be held in the City of Kenyon Council Chambers. Same building as the library. 709 Second Street Kenyon

All events are appropriate for all ages and no registration is necessary unless otherwise noted. All programs are free and encourage and support a love of reading and learning. Questions? Call the library at 507-789-6821 or email



Children age 7 and younger must be accompanied by an
adult or teenage caregiver for all library programs, please.