Children's Summer Reading 2012


Summer Reading Registration Starts June 18-23rd 
Sign up to win prizes! 

Story times are on Wednesdays at 10:30 
Story time schedule 

June 20th: College Bound 

June 27th: Rocket to the Moon 

July 4th: LIBRARY CLOSED 

July 11th: Dream of Fairies 

July 18th: Special Puppet Show 

July 25th: Catch Fireflies 

August 1st: Visit Night Time Animals 

August 8th: Ice Cream Party
(with music, face painting and big prizes awarded) 

Every Wednesday afternoon June 20th - August 8th at 3:30 
Crafts for kids and teens 

June 20th: Make your own stars and constellations 

June 27th: Make your own dream catcher 

July 4th: LIBRARY CLOSED 

July 11th: Make your own shadow puppets 

July 18th: Make your own starry night play-dough

July 25th: Make your own lanterns 

August 1st: Make your own Aurora Borealis sky 

Pajama Nights 

Thursday June 28th: Campfire stories and songs, make bug mallows! 

Thursday July 12th: Stuffed animal Sleepover 
 --bring a stuffed animal to sleepover at the library. 

 Thursday July 26th: BINGO for Books

Be sure to also check out Start With a Book!
Components of Start with a Book include:
  • Specific ideas for parents and caregivers for using books as well as related activities around twenty-four summer themes that match the curiosities and interests of the young detective, inventor, artist, athlete, or superhero or the child fascinated by dinosaurs, bugs, birds, planes, music, sports, superheroes, inventors, art, the night sky, or the ocean.
  • Practical suggestions for using reading time to build a child’s reading fluency.
  • Resources to connect young readers and their families to great fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities that support reading, writing, and critical thinking skills, and links to other great websites and apps with related content.
  • Tips for parents in English, Spanish, and other languages to support English language learners.
  • Video with favorite children’s authors and illustrators.