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Potluck, Concert Top Fairfield's Pequot Library Summer Reading Events

Kids roast s'mores on Pequot Library's Great Lawn during the 2015 annual potluck, outdoor concert and campout. This year's free program will be held on Friday, June 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. Photo Credit: Contributed photo
The Merwin Mountain Band performs a free outdoor concert on Pequot Library's Great Lawn on Friday, June 10, 2016 during Pequot's 11th annual potluck, outdoor concert and campout. Concert starts at 7:15 p.m. Photo Credit: Contributed photo
Many Fairfield families camp out on Pequot Library's Great Lawn during the annual potluck, outdoor concert and campout. Photo Credit: Contributed photo

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The public is invited to Pequot Library’s Great Lawn in Fairfield on Friday, June 10, starting at 6:30 p.m., for the 11th Annual Potluck, Outdoor Concert and Campout to kick off summer reading programs.

This community event on Pequot Library's Great Lawn is free and open to all.

The potluck supper begins at 6:30 p.m. At 7:15 p.m., the Outdoor Concert begins with the Merwin Mountain Band. At 9 p.m. is The Big Pillow Fight. Families are invited to pitch their tents and camp out all night. The public is welcome to come for any part of the evening.

Find out about Pequot Library’s Children’s and Teen Summer Reading Programs, plus take part in lawn games for kids such as badminton, spinnaker play the pillow fight and more.Then roast s'mores by the campfire and tell ghost stories.

The theme of Pequot Library’s Summer Reading Program for Kids is Be Brave, Lords and Ladies . . . Read!

The program runs from June 20 to Aug. 26 and is open to pre-readers through fifth-graders. Sign up early by attending the "Goats are Kicking! Kicking Off Summer Reading!" program on Saturday, June 18, at 1 p.m. and meet three live Nigerian goats: Myrtle, Niblet and George.

The Teen Summer Reading Program runs from Monday, June 20, to Friday, Aug., 26, and is open to teens ages 13 to 18.

All classes and programs are open to everyone.

For more information, click here , contact the Children's Department at childrens@pequotlibrary.org or call 203-259-0346, Ext.16, to coordinate food and register.

The Pequot Library is at 720 Pequot Ave., Fairfield.

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