Aldrich Public Library
Summer Reading Program 2021


Storywalk Information

Click here to view the Storywalk Map
 Visit #6 Trail on Millstone Trails to read Walk On The Wild Side by Nicholas Oldland! Walk together and enjoy the benefits of reading a wonderful children’s book, physical activity, and the beauty of nature!


Hunger Free Vermont

12:00 - 1:00PM, Monday through Friday
June 21 - August 13, 2021

Free lunches for Children & Teens, ages 18 and under. Large groups, please call a day ahead!

Performer: Storyteller Michael Caduto

Thursday, July 8 at 10:30AM in Currier Park
Popular author and master storyteller Michael Caduto brings animal folktales from around the world to life with a varied cast of humorous and dramatic characters and voices. This participatory performance shares animal myths and legends from Africa, South America, Europe and North America (an Abenaki tale). It immerses the audience in the fantastic world of animals through songs, chants, guitar, native instruments and a circle dance. Bring your singing voices and your dancing feet! Come join these tales that are sometimes funny, always moving and often end with an unexpected twist of wisdom.

Performer: Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate


Saturday, July 17 at 10:30AM on the Library Lawn
Ahoy, matey! Back by popular request, musical pirate Rockin’ Ron performs entertaining and educational pirate songs, including “She Can Be A Captain Too” and other songs from his upcoming album, “Captains & Sea Monsters”! Ages Pre-K and up. 

Program Registration

Click here to complete and submit the registration for the summer reading program. Scroll down below for more information about registering for individual programs. 

Bookings Information

In order to prepare enough supplies for programs, some events may require further registration such as Crafts on the Lawn, the Improv Theater Workshop, Jazzercise, our two summer performers, and the Celtic Storytime. View details about each event on the Google Calendar embedded above, or by viewing the summer brochure here.

Please note that events will be held in either Currier Park or the Library Lawn. If it rains, we will host the program under the tent on the library lawn. For further questions, contact our Youth Services staff at (802) 476-7550 or at 

  • Max Per Group: 3 people (including adults). Masks required in library.

  • 2/23/2022 from 11am-12:30pm in the Milne Community Room at Main Branch

The Aldrich Public Library would like to thank the Friends of the Library and Barre Kiwanis, underwriters of our Summer Reading Program.