Library Summer Reading Kickoff

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Summer Reading Kickoff: A Fun-Filled Afternoon! 

Join us at the Atwell Public Library (300 N. Denton St.) on Friday, May 31, 2024, from 1:00PM – 4:00PM for our Summer Reading Kickoff!


Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge

Be one of the first to sign up for our exciting summer reading challenge, which starts on June 1st and ends July 27th. You'll have a chance to win amazing grand prizes like PS5, laptops, TVs, toys, and more!


"Touch-a-Truck" Fun

Get ready to explore the trucks and equipment of our community heroes!

  • Hutchins Police will be on hand to show off their vehicles and equipment.
  • Hutchins Fire will be demonstrating their skills while overseeing the S’mores table.
  • Atmos Energy will be sharing their fleet and technology.


Enjoy a Variety of Activities

  • Hoops and Axes: Test your basketball skills and try your hand at axe throwing!
  • Giant Games: Play Connect Four and jumbo Jenga.
  • Craft Corner: Create your own camp necklace and take it home as a fun keepsake!
  • DJ Europa will be dropping dance tunes all afternoon!


FREE Refreshments - Enjoy some delicious treats while supplies last!

  • Elotes (corn in a cup) from Nelly’s Mexican Street Corn truck
  • Sausage-on-a-stick from Phat Man’s BBQ truck 
  • Drink Station
  • S’mores DIY table


Don't miss out on this fantastic event. Mark your calendars for May 31st and join us at the Atwell Public Library for a fun-filled afternoon. We can't wait to see you there!


Stay Up-to-Date

Visit the library or our webpage for ongoing updates and information about the summer reading challenge.