“Adventure Begins at Your Library” is the theme of the summer reading program at Northern Tier Library, 4015 Dickey Road, Richland.

Patrons can log the books and activities they have completed by using Beanstack, which can be accessed through a portal on the library’s website or downloaded as an app. Beanstack also allows users to participate in prize raffles for all ages.

Library activities and events include:

• Maker Mondays take-home kits for tweens and teens, through July 29. Kits can be requested online or by calling 724-449-2665 and will be placed in the library’s lobby for weekly pickup. Each week is requested separately.

Featured are mandala pins, June 17; tassel key chain, July 1; marble maze, July 15; and recycled paper baskets, July 29.

Participants can make kits in person at the library from 3 to 4 p.m. June 24, sewn drawstring bags; July 9, LED flashlight; and July 22, beaded bracelets.

• Teen baking club, 5 to 7 p.m. every other Monday through July 29. The program is for participants 11 and older, and is hosted in the library’s lower-level kitchen.

Themes are “The Hunger Games,” June 17, the basics with butter cookies and mix-ins; “Dune,” July 1, adding spice and flavor to baked goods; “Minecract,” July 15, basic cake decorating with icing; and “Studio Ghibli Finale,” July 29, with participants voting on a treat to bake straight from the Ghibli universe.

• Beginners Only, 10 a.m. Tuesdays through July 30, meeting in the spirit of trying new things. Registration required, and some of the sessions have a fee to cover some of the materials’ costs, which can be paid for in person before the event.

Featured are drawing with oil pastels; June 18; watercolor painting, June 25; mocktail creations, July 2; sewing machines, July 9; introduction to language learning basics, July 16; sourdough starter ($5 fee), July 23; and wood burning ($5 fee), July 30.

• Baby play time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays through July 30, featuring songs, finger plays, stories and rhymes. The program is intended for babies through 18 months. Siblings are welcome, and only one registration is required for the series of eight play times.

• “Adventure Is …,” 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through July 30. Programs for children ages five and older, with registration required, are PPG Science Discovery, June 18; Home Depot Build-It Kits, June 25, July 16 and July 30; Tree Pittsburgh, July 2; and nature crafts, July 23.

On July 9, a representative from Graeter’s Ice Cream will discuss the process of making ice cream. The program is for all ages, and registration is required.

• Fresh air play time and story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 1, for all ages. Enjoy some toys and games before the start of family story time outside. You will need to bring a blanket or camping chairs to sit on the lawn outside. Bring a rattle or noise-making toy, as well.

• STEAM Outside, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through July 31. The program is for children ages 5 and older, and registration is required.

Activities are soap making, June 12; poured resin and perler beads, June 19; mosaics, June 26; cardboard creations, July 3; block printing, July 10; heat press, July 17; succulent planting, July 24; and kinetic sand, July 31.

• Fandom of the Library, 3 to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 1, celebrating themes with crafts and activities. Themes are soccer, June 13; Pixar, June 20; Minecraft, June 27; professional wrestling, July 11; Nintendo, July 18; Shark Week, July 25; and the Olympics, Aug. 1.

• Paper art projects, Fridays through Aug. 2. Each art kit includes instructions and paper supplies that will be available for weekly pickup inside the library’s lobby. Call 724-449-2665 or register online to reserve a kit, and note that each week is requested separately.

Themes are Jersey Devil, June 14; Flatwoods Monster, June 21; Mothman, June 28: Squonk, July 5: Snallygaster, July 12; Loveland Frog, July 19; Dover Demon, July 26; and Bigfoot, Aug. 2.

• Friday Cooking Club, 1 and 2:30 p.m. through Aug. 2, for ages 7 and older. Four sessions of the same program will be offered on two consecutive Fridays. Participants can sign up for the time and date that is most convenient for each of the modules.

Module 1 is Space Food Jam, June 14 and June 21. Module 2 is Wild-Wild-West, June 28 and July 5. Module 3 is Around the World with a Picnic, July 12 and 19. Module 4 is Ocean Exploration, July 26 and Aug. 2.

• Drop-in weekly programming is available at the round table by the teen area during library hours. A new activity is featured each week for all members of the family.

Activities are Best Explorer Award, week of June 17; Exotic Birds, week of June 24; Adventurous Comic, week of July 1; Write a Little Poem or Haiku, week of July 8; Paper Tulips, week of July 15; Best Book/Worst Book, week of July 22; and Thumbprint Art, week of July 29.

• Community Art Project. Every week, the library will set up a community-created art installation. Patrons will get the chance to add an element to every project when they visit.

Themes are Mushroom Forest, week of June 17; Space Landscape, week of June 24; Brick Wall, week of July 1; Leaves in a Tree, week of July 8; Paper Quilt, week of July 15; Hot Air Balloon Race, week of July 22; and Excursion Under the Sea, week of July 29.

• Coffee & Crime Book Club, 6 p.m. June 24 at the Pine Community Center. The discussion is on “The Forever Witness: How DNA and Genealogy Solved a Cold Case Double Murder” by Edward Humes.

• Altered Composition Book Nature Journal, 6:30 p.m. June 26. Employ a variety of materials and techniques to decorate pages, create pockets and add inserts and tabs. There is a suggested donation of $5 for materials, and registration is required.

• Memory Caregivers Support Group, 6 to 7 p.m. June 27 and July 25. Erin McMaster, memory care adviser from Arden Courts, hosts a group for participants to share their experiences of taking care of those with memory loss. Registration is required.

For more information, visit northerntierlibrary.org.