Children's Summer Reading

For Those Ages 0 to 8

June 3rd through July 27th

Children's Summer Reading Program
  • When you complete a “space mission” by reading or being read to, come into the library for a small prize.
  • Any reading done before June 3rd DOES NOT COUNT towards summer reading challenges
  • You must have your initialed paper log OR have logged your reading online.
  • You must choose either paper or online for the duration of the program, you cannot go back and forth.
  • Attending weekly craft & story programs is optional; You may only count attending a library program once per challenge. 

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

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This year, we’re changing how prizes are handed out.

Weekly Schedule for prizes for all programs:

Week 1: June 3-8: Program sign-ups only; no prizes available yet
Week 2: June 10-15: Prize 1 available starting June 10
Week 3: June 17-22: Prize 2 available starting June 17
Week 4: June 24-29: Prize 3 available starting June 24
Week 5: July 1-6: Prize 4 available starting July 1
Week 6: July 8-13: Prize 5 available starting July 8
Week 7/8: July 15-July 27: Extra weeks to catch up/get any prizes not yet received
You can read ahead of schedule, but prizes won’t be available until their release date. If you miss a week, you can collect it the next time.
 
For example, if you come in June 18, and haven’t gotten any prizes yet, you can pick up prize number 1 and 2.  If you’ve read past that point, and are ready for prize 3, you’ll have to wait until June 24 to get that next prize.
 

Prizes will be available any time after their first availability date until July 27, while supplies last.

NO PRIZES AFTER JULY 27

Children’s Events

June 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • First Day of Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • Family Friendly Films
  • Family Friendly Films
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • STEM with a story @ Smith Park
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  • Summer Reading
  • Kids ages 6 - 8 Make & Take Craft
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  • Summer Reading
  • Star Party
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • Family Friendly Films
  • Family Friendly Films
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • STEM with a story @ Smith Park
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  • Summer Reading
  • Kids ages 6 - 8 Make & Take Craft
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
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  • Summer Reading
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Baby Time 9:45 - 10:10
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • Family Friendly Films
  • Family Friendly Films
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  • Summer Reading
  • Toddler Time
  • Story Time for 2 - 5 Year Olds
  • STEM with a story @ Smith Park
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  • Summer Reading
  • Kids ages 6 - 8 Make & Take Craft
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading
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  • Summer Reading

How Do I Play?

0 to 2 Year Olds - Moon Babies

Challenge:

  • Readers have 8 weeks (June 3 – July 27) in which to explore the regions of space!
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a small prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!
  • Each goal consists of being read to for 25 minutes.
  • 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/Libby are available for free.
  • Books shared at Story Times also count!
  • Each “space mission” challenge has additional activities you can choose to do in place of 2 reading icons; each one may be used only once per challenge. For example, you may only count attending a library program once per challenge.

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 Monday & Wednesday at 9:45 am in the Community Room.

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

3 to 5 Year Olds - COSMIC KIDS

Challenge:

  • Readers have 8 weeks (June 3 – July 27) in which to explore the regions of space!
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a small prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!
  • Each goal consists of being read to for 50 minutes.
  • 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!
  • Each “space mission” challenge has additional activities you can choose to do in place of 2 reading icons; each one may be used only once per challenge. For example, you may only count attending a library program once per challenge.

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 Cosmic Kids here!  Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a paper log.

6 to 8 Year Olds - BLAST-OFF READERS

Challenge:

  • Readers have 8 weeks (June 3 – July 27) in which to explore the regions of space!
  • Come to the library when your child has reached a reading goal to receive a small prize.  Bring the paper log if your family is not playing online.  If you are playing online, just bring yourself!
  • Each goal consists of reading for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Each “space mission” challenge has additional activities you can choose to do in place of 2 reading icons; each one may be used only once per challenge. For example, you may only count attending a library program once per challenge.

Activities:

  • STEM with a Story – every Wednesday at 12:00 pm at Smith Park
  • Kids and Tween Crafts – every Thursday at 2:30 pm in the Community Room (same program both days).

Rather play online?  Sign up your Blast-off Readers here!  Remember, you can only play once, either online or with a paper log.

and don’t forget…

Family Friendly Films!

Tuesdays at 1:00 and 3:00 pm in the Community Room.

Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by someone 14 or older.

(Parents: Please pre-scout films for appropriateness for your children.)

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