Children's Summer Reading

For Those Ages 0 to 8

June 4th through July 27th

Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Sign-ups begin Monday, June 4th, 2018, and are on-going thru July 21st, 2018
  • Any reading done before signing up DOES NOT COUNT towards summer reading challenges
  • All participants can complete 5 regular reading challenges at their own pace
  • Attending weekly craft & story programs is optional

Program may not be repeated!  Only 1 set of prizes per person per summer.
NO PRIZES
will be given after Friday, July 27, 2018.

Tired of losing your reading log?

Play online this year instead!

Check each age group for the link to our new online Summer Reading Programs.
(Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a traditional paper reading log.)

Children’s Events

June 2018

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  • Summer Reading - NO PRIZES THIS WEEK!
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  • Summer Reading - NO PRIZES THIS WEEK!
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  • Summer Reading - NO PRIZES THIS WEEK!
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  • Summer Reading - NO PRIZES THIS WEEK!
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  • Summer Reading - NO PRIZES THIS WEEK!
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Monday Movies
  • Monday Movies
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  • Summer Reading
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
  • FamilyFriendlyFilms
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  • Summer Reading
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
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  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
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  • Summer Reading
  • Monday Movies
  • Monday Movies
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time - ages 1-9 months
  • Baby Time: 9:45 - 10:10
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
  • FamilyFriendlyFilms
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
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  • Summer Reading
  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
  • Monday Movies
  • Monday Movies
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time - ages 1-9 months
  • Baby Time: 9:45 - 10:10
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
  • FamilyFriendlyFilms
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
  • Story Time - ages 2-5
  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
  • Kids Crafts-ages 6-8
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  • Summer Reading
  • Literacy Bus @ Smith Park
  • Star Party
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  • Summer Reading

How Do I Play?

0 to 2 Year Olds - JAZZ BABIES

Challenge:

  • Readers have 8 weeks (June 4 – July 27) to read 30 books to their child (6 books per challenge).
  • You may use board books (BB), picture books (E), Easy Readers (JE), or even the same book over and over again.
  • Digital books and audios are also allowed.  Tumble Books, rbdigital and Overdrive are available for free.
  • Books shared at Story Times also count!
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!

Finished early? Ask about our library’s year-round 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Activities:

  • Baby Time (for ages 1-10 months) – every Tuesday at 9:45 am in the Community Room.
  • Toddler Time (for ages 11-23 months) – every Wednesday at 9:45 am in the Community Room.

Rather play online?  Sign up your Jazz Babies here!  Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a paper log.

3 to 5 Year Olds - SWINGING KIDS

Challenge:

  • Parents have 8 weeks (June 4 – July 27) to read 40 books to their child (8 books per challenge).
  • You may use picture books (E), Easy Readers (JE), chapter books (JF), or true books (J001 – J999)
  • Digital books and audios are also allowed.  Tumble Books, rbdigital and Overdrive are available for free on our website.
  • Books shared at Story Times also count!
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!

Finished early? Ask about our library’s year-round 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Activity: Story Time – every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Community Room (same program both days).

Rather play online?  Sign up your Swinging Kids here!  Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a paper log.

6 to 8 Year Olds - ROCK'N READERS

Challenge:

  • Readers have 8 weeks (June 4 – July 27) to read a total of 30 books (6 books per goal).
  • You may use easy readers (JE), chapter books (JF), true books (J001-J999), and comic-format books (JG).
  • Digital books and audios are also allowed.  Tumble Books, rbdigital and Overdrive are available for free on our website.
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!

Finished early? Ask for a BINGO Reading Challenge Card!

Activity: Kids and Tween Crafts – every Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00 pm in the Community Room (same program both days).

Rather play online?  Sign up your Rock’n Readers here!  Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a paper log.

and don’t forget…

Monday Movies!

Mondays at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm in the Community Room.

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