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The national summer library program theme for 2017 is Build a Better World!  Register below to participate in all kinds of building activities presented by Plumb Library!  Our program offers something for everyone – from toddlers to adults – and everything is FREE.  The program runs for 9 weeks, June 21 –  August 21.  Check the Event Calendar for performances, and weekly activities starting June 22nd!  Registration is now open for all June events, starting with the Toe Jam Puppet Band, on June 22nd!  
After June 21, you can register on Wandoo. Log minutes you read, library events you attend, and challenges you complete within Wandoo, our online reading and activity log.  All loggers earn chances to win prizes, special awards from the Boston Bruins, and special invitations from local organizations!  When kids read and log, they also earn credits to build an avatar within Wandoo. Read alouds,  audio books, and e-books count!  

Once you have registered, go to Plumb Library to pick up your free book, a calendar, and challenges!

If you registered last summer, you can use the same user name and password.  If you are new user, or do not recall last summer’s info, create a new user name and password!   Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email. SAVE IT!   
Kids program – ages 1-11:  Register here after June 21.
Young Adults and Adults Program – ages 12+:  Register here after June 21.

The benefits of the Plumb Summer Library Program are:

  • Fun motivation to exercise our minds over the summer.
  • Develop positive attitudes about reading, books, and the library.
  • Maintain skills and learn new ones during summer vacation.
  • Access to new experiences to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Cool easy to use game-like reading tracking system.  

Be part of a national summer reading theme program and a community supported library program!    


Thanks to these wonderful organizations for generously supporting our summer programs!

The statewide theme of Build a Better World is funded by the MBLC, MLS and the Boston Bruins. Thanks to MLS, Plumb Library is one of 150 MA public libraries using Wandoo Reader. The Plumb program is funded by the Friends of Plumb Library, and the Rochester Lions Club with help from the MA/Rochester Cultural Council. Prize and program support is also provided by the First Congregational Church, Jr. Friends of Plumb Library and their families, Captain Bonney’s Creamery, Carousel Family Fun Center, Country Whip, Eastern States Exposition (Big E),  Eric Carle Museum of Picture Books, Friendly’s, Gleason Family YMCA, Kool Kone, Lloyd’s Market, Nancy Sparklin, ORR CFCE, ORRJHS and ORRHS Librarians, Plumb Market, Rochester Golf Club, RMS PTO, Rochester Land Trust, Rood Family, Tree Top Adventures, U.S.S Constitution Museum, and Yankee Candle.