“Adventure Begins in Your Library” April Theme: Outdoor Adventures

The summer reading program theme for 2024 is “Adventure Begins in Your Library.” Each month we offer a suggested sub-theme on how to find your own adventures throughout the year. This month’s category is “Outdoor Adventures.” (Or as we refer to it here in the library, “Thank Heaven’s! It’s Spring! Finally! What can we do outside?” But that just doesn’t have the same marketing appeal, so we’ll keep it simple.)

Among the top suggested activities we’ve been given by the interlibrary hive mind is an activity called Geocaching. Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called geocaches or caches, at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. There are free apps available or you can do some Google searching to find a local program or one that fits your interests, either way will start you on your journey.

Other outdoor adventures might include kite flying, fishing, yard sports, or even just a walk in the neighborhood. Pack some snacks, fill up those water bottles, and get outside and remember what the world is like without freezing temperatures and winter weather!