This program is designed for children age 7 to 12 to encourage life-long reading habits.
SummerQuest will not have a true weekly schedule due to COVID-19 social distancing measures. All events will be held outdoors on the library grounds unless otherwise specified. Please watch this page, the library's Facebook page, and the Burbio community calendar (download the free Burbio App!) for announcements of Pop-Up SummerQuest events.
No registration is required for Pop-Up SummeQuest Events.
Appropriate nose and mouth covering mask required inside for unvaccinated patrons age 3+
(even just to access the public restrooms).
If you don't have a mask for you or your child, please ask the library staff for one.
Self-Guided Tails and Tales Scavenger Hunt in Port Allegany:
pick up your scavenger hunt worksheet at the library beginning May 7, download the free ActionBound App, or use this QR code
Pop-up Leap into Science Programs
Leap into Science is a STEM program sponsored by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia
Children age 2-12 are welcome to explore STEM demonstrations, play, and activity tables.
June 9, 11am: Light and Shadow Part 1
July 14, 11am: Light and Shadow Part 2
August 4, 11am: Light and Shadow Part 3
June 16 11am-12pm: Lawn Games
July 6, 2-3pm: Jeffini the Great Magician Crazy Critter Safari:
Animal Tales from Around the World
July 22, 5-6pm: Holiday Extravaganza in July event and fundraiser
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Take a ride in our Sleigh Scoot
Play in the Gingerbread House
Free photos in our Holiday photo booth
Write and mail your letters to Santa
Free holiday books and snacks
Participate in the Noah's Ark Stuffed Animal Kit fundraiser (optional)
Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult to all library events.
SummerQuest 2021 is sponsored by a grant from Hamlin Bank and Trust Company