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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program


Join us at The Grove Museum at 902 North Monroe Street on the dates below for exciting books and crafts. 

All programs begin at 10:00 a.m. The program and parking are free. Activities are geared to families with children ages 10 and under. Chaperones are required.

This year’s theme, “All Together Now,” focuses on Florida communities and groups working together to achieve common goals.

July 12 - Preserving Communities and Folkways
Featured book: Let Me Fix You a Plate: A Tale of Two Kitchens by Elizabeth Lilly. Food, family, culture, and language all come together in this tale that makes for a delightfully scrumptious journey.

July 19 - Protecting the Environment
Featured book: A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas by Vicki Conrad.
The Everglades serves as the backdrop for this story about one woman’s quest to save a uniquely Floridian ecosystem.

July 26 - Historic Preservation
Featured book: The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton.
Find out what happens when a “little house” becomes surrounded by a growing city.

August 2 - Community Engagement
Featured book: She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader by Jan Godown Annino.
Discover how Betty Mae Jumper emerged as an important leader for the Seminole Tribe of Florida.