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SUMMERQUEST

SummerQuest is a reading incentive program offered annually at each of our branches.

Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story

SummerQuest, Jr.

Birth through rising Kindergarten  

SummerQuest, Jr. allows children to earn a points towards a free book!  Points are earned by logging books they read or books that are read to them.  Children can also earn points by doing early literacy activities.

Imagine Your Story

SummerQuest

Rising 1st-5th Grades

SummerQuest participants will log the minutes they spend reading this summer!  Every 20 minutes spent reading earns 1 point.  Use those points and points earned doing other activities to collect a free book!

Imagine Your Story

SummerQuest Teens

Rising 6th-12th Grades

SummerQuest teens will also log the minutes they spend reading this summer!  Every 20 minutes spent reading earns 1 point.  Participating in other activities will earn more points.  Use these points to collect a free book!

SummerQuest Events
Thu, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
You get the best seat in the house (literally) to rock out with Rocknoceros! Musical fun for the whole family.Register

Fri, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Groovy Nate creates fun and educational shows using exotic musical instruments, interactive movement, and puppet skits. Register

Mon, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Can you pass this divination class? Use your skills to uncover phrases, places and objects found throughout the wizarding world. Recommended for Tweens and Teens! Register

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Hilarious magical fun with the DMV's favorite pre-school magician!

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
If you've ever had a question about sharks, you'll definitely want to join us for this special question and answer session with scientists from the National Aquarium. All ages. Registration required.

Thu, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Open your eyes to all of the wonders hidden in the wetlands of Virginia as Rainbow Puppet Productions presents “The Wondrous Wetland Review.”Register

Mon, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Children will enjoy bopping along to Williebob and Boogie Bennie's catchy tunes. All ages.

Mon, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Can your house outsmart the professors? Face your greatest challenge yet in your quest to become the house champion. Recommended for Tweens and TeensRegister

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Join the award-winning Rainbow Puppets as they share “Terrific Tales.” Register

Tue, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will repeat on Wednesdays at 11, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will also be offered on Tuesdays at 4PM, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Sing along with Susannah! This popular local children's musicians will bring you traditional and her own original songs in this Zoom concert. Pre-registration is required.Register

Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Fascione acts out literature and folk-tales with a unique combination of storytelling, mime, juggling and comedy. Laughter abounds! Ages 6-12.Register

Thu, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Sing, dance and laugh with one of our favorite local musicians! Pre-registration is required for this event. Register

Fri, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Ann Torralba, aka Little Miss Ann, is an award-winning kids’ musician from the Chicago area whose music will get kids rocking and rolling. Recommended for Ages 0-5.Register

Mon, Jul 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Join Jane Franklin Dance for this exclusive viewing of their show, "Complete Dogness." All ages.

Mon, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Congratulations you have survived the term and the challenges placed before you. Join us in a virtual celebration where we award the House Cup. Register

Tue, Jul 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Join Wolf Trap artist Kofi Dennis for a Zoom version of his BabyArtPlay program. Pre-registration is required.Register

Tue, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join Grammy-winning children’s musician Andrés for an interactive musical performance in English and Spanish. Recommended for Ages 0-5.Register

Tue, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will repeat on Wednesdays at 11, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Jul 29, 11:00am - 11:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will also be offered on Tuesdays at 4PM, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join Cape Science to learn about the many different types of forces, including Gravity, Tension, Electrostatic, and Friction. Best for ages 6-12.

Tue, Aug 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will repeat on Wednesdays at 11, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Aug 05, 11:00am - 11:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for virtual yoga adventures! A single pre-registration is required for this series. This program will also be offered on Tuesdays at 4PM, which will require a separate registration.Register

Wed, Aug 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
ScienceTellers has been providing children and their families with fun, experiential science education through the art of interactive storytelling.

Fri, Aug 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Sing Books with Emily explores the wonderful world of illustrated song with singable picture books. Register


Thank you Washington Nationals for providing the prizes for 2020 SummerQuest.