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  • Writer's pictureBria Davenport

Spend the Summer with Book Harvest

June 28, 2023 | By Bria Davenport

Summer has officially begun, and at Book Harvest, we have a lot of fun and enriching activities planned for the season! We understand the importance of balancing keeping kids busy with giving them a break during the summer. We hope we can help take care of the busy part with our enjoyable activities!

Check out all of our events coming in July below, sign up and let us know you’re coming! Here’s even a fun calendar for you to download with some fun book adventures to try on your own!

Storytime in the Park: July 13, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Solite Park

Join us for a delightful afternoon of Storytime at the Park with Book Harvest &

Museum of Life and Science on Thursday, July 13 at 3:30pm. This event will take place at Solite Park, 4704 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713.

Water is wonderful! Join us to learn about the way water works and how it helps us cool off!

Bring your little ones and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with interactive bilingual storytelling, science experiments, and outdoor activities.

This event is free, plus you’ll have an opportunity to choose from our books to take home for FREE and keep forever!

The Family Space Turns 1: July 20, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Book Harvest Family Space

Join us to celebrate our Family Space turning 1! We will celebrate with a special story time and treats. This event is free, plus you’ll have an opportunity to choose from our books to take home for FREE and keep forever!

Mark your calendar & drop by!

Summer Block Party July 22, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Book Harvest’s annual Summer Block Party will once again fill the concourse of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701) — this time on Saturday, July 22, 2023 from 1 PM to 4 PM.

The free, outdoor, community-wide event will be a joyful celebration of books and National Summer Learning Week! The afternoon will be action-packed, featuring fun-filled family activities and entertainment, and an abundance of free, culturally inclusive children’s books for every child – from infants to high schoolers – to choose their very own books to take home and keep forever!

Furthermore, our Family Space is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 9am-5pm! We have a wide selection of books available for all ages, from babies to high school students, that you can choose to take home and keep forever.


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