Summer Activities for Kids and Teens

Summer is coming and Once Upon A Time has fun activities for all ages!

Last day to sign up is Saturday, June 1st.

Thank you for your interest in our summer program for kids! Please check our calendar for author signings, Pippi's 9th Birthday Party, and more or sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all our fun events.

Sign-up is required!

Limited space. Ask your friends to join you for one of the clubs! All book clubs require RSVP. No drop-ins.

Kids book club members will receive a custom bag

If you have any questions, please call us at (818) 248-9668 and ask for Jessica or email her at Jessica@onceupona.com

Quick links:

Click on the image to print the flyer from a PDF and share with friends or schools!

Summer Book Club Flyer 2024

Can't make it to any of our clubs?

Consider different ways to keep your whole family reading this summer!

"Suggested Summer Reading" with a patterned background of pineapples, flamingos, watermelon, and toucans.

 

Friday morning fun with books!

 

PJ Storytime

Meets: Fridays @ 9:30 am, 30 mins.

6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, and 7/26

Come in your PJs and be ready to laugh with delightful picture books!

Geared for ages 3-6.

Free to attend. No RSVP required.

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Celebrate summer with a great book!

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One Summer, One Book: Family Chapter Book

Featured Title: Puggleton Park by Deanna Kizis

This sweet, illustrated chapter book follows Penelope, a lost pug, as she learns manners from her new “Lady” set in Regency-era London. 

Get 20% off this title AND the sequel with the code SUMMER until 7/31/24.

Geared for ages 7 to 10.

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One Summer, One Book: Graphic Novel

Featured Title: Monkey King and the World of Myths: The Monster and the Maze by Maple Lam

Go on a silly and epic adventure with the Monkey King as he saves the world by smashing his way through ancient Greek mythology! Get ready to laugh-out-loud!

Get 20% off this title with the code SUMMER until 7/31/24.

Geared for ages 8 to 13.

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Let a book take you on an adventure!

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Adventures in Reading Book Club

Meets: Tuesday @ 3:00 pm, 45 mins

6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, and 7/30

Get ready to explore with these fun early chapter books! Solve mysteries, go on a magical quest, and save the day in books for readers who are just starting chapter books.

Best for ages 7-9.

$215 includes 7 books, crafts, snacks, and a custom bag. View the list of potential titles for the Adventure Book Club.

Join the Adventure Book Club!

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Humor! Adventure! Magic! Graphic novels have it all!

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Graphic Novel Club

Meets: Wednesdays @ 3:00 pm, 45 mins

6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, and 7/31

Graphic novels are the coolest kind of book there is—do you think so too? If so, then join us to celebrate our shared love of graphic novels and visual creativity as we explore fantasy, history, and more with this amazing medium of storytelling! Iz and Apollo host our ever-popular book club.

Best for ages 9-12.

$215 includes 7 books, crafts, snacks, and a custom bag. View the list of potential titles for the Graphic Novel Club.

Join the Graphic Novel Club!

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Discover magical friendships, creatures, and places!

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Fantastical Fantasy Book Club

Meets: Tuesdays @ 4:30 pm, 45 mins

6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, and 7/30

Magical apprentices needed! Learn about mystical creatures, deadly lands, and more – by exploring a new fantasy story!

Best for ages 9-12.

$215 includes 7 books, crafts, snacks, and a custom bag. View the list of potential titles for the Fantasy Book Club.

Join the Fantasy Book Club!

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Celebrate all identities and stories!

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Teen LGBTQ+ Book Club

Meets: Wednesdays @ 4:30 pm, 45 mins

6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, and 7/31

Celebrate diversity in Young Adult books as we read books with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ identities. This is a safe space welcome to teens of all identities and allies! Join Iz and Apollo for our proud book club.

For ages 13 to 16.

$215 includes 7 books, crafts, snacks, and a custom bag. View the list of potential titles for the Teen Book Club.

Join the Teen Book Club!

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Puggleton Park #1 By Deanna Kizis, Hannah Peck (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deanna Kizis, Hannah Peck (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593661246
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Penguin Workshop - April 30th, 2024

One Summer, One Book: Family Chapter Book

Get 20% off this title with the code SUMMER until 7/31/24.

This sweet, illustrated chapter book follows Penelope, a lost pug, as she learns manners from her new “Lady” set in Regency-era London. 

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Penelope and the Curse of the Canis Diamond #2 (Puggleton Park) By Deanna Kizis, Hannah Peck (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deanna Kizis, Hannah Peck (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593661277
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Penguin Workshop - April 30th, 2024

One Summer, One Book: Family Chapter Book

Get 20% off this sequel with the code SUMMER until 7/31/24.

The sequel to the Puggleton Park has dear Penelope on the case to find a missing diamond ring.

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Monkey King and the World of Myths: The Monster and the Maze By Maple Lam Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593524640
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2024

One Summer, One Book: Graphic Novel

Get 20% off this title with the code SUMMER until 7/31/24.

Go on a silly and epic adventure with the Monkey King as he saves the world by smashing his way through ancient Greek mythology!

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$215.00
SKU: ADVENTURERSVP
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

Deadline to sign up is Saturday, June 1st.

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$215.00
SKU: GRAPHICRSVP
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

Deadline to sign up is Saturday, June 1st.

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$215.00
SKU: FANTASYRSVP
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
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Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

Deadline to sign up is Saturday, June 1st.

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$215.00
SKU: TEENRSVP
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Please provide the child's name
Please provide any food allergies we may need to know about for our snack preparation

Deadline to sign up is Saturday, June 1st.

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