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Summer Reading 2021

 

SUMMER READING 2021

Reading Colors Your World

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Join us for a Virtual Summer Reading Program!

Attend virtual programs through ZOOM as well as read to earn cool prizes!

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READING GROUPS AND RULES

Little Tots (Under 3s)

  1. Begin reading June 6th and finish reading by July  31st.
  2. Time spent reading aloud counts for both the reader and the listener.
  3. Read for a total of 30 days this summer; it does not have to be consecutive.  (As little as 10 minutes counts!)
  4. Bring in reading log and pick up prizes between August 2nd and August 14th.

Listeners (3-5)

  1. Begin reading June 6th and finish reading by July  31st.
  2. Reading materials include: books, magazines, audiobooks, graphic novels, and ebooks.
  3. Time spent reading aloud counts for both the reader and the listener.
  4. Each completed week will earn you one ticket that you can spend on prizes at the end of the Summer Reading Program.
  5. Turn in completed reading logs to receive tickets and pick up prizes between August 2nd and August 14th.

Kindergarten-6th Grade 

  1. Begin reading June 6th and finish reading by July  31st.
  2. Reading materials include: books, magazines, audiobooks, graphic novels, and ebooks.
  3. Time spent reading aloud counts for both the reader and the listener.
  4. Each completed week will earn you one ticket that you can spend on prizes at the end of the Summer Reading Program.
  5. Turn in completed reading logs to receive tickets and pick up prizes between August 2nd and August 14th.

Teen Reading Rules 2020

  1. Begin reading June 6th and finish reading by July  31st.
  2. Reading materials include: books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, graphic novels, and ebooks.
  3. Time spent reading aloud counts for both the reader and the listener.
  4. Read a maximum of 42 hours over the course of the Summer. 
  5. Turn in completed reading logs to pick up prizes between August 2nd and August 14th.

Adult Reading Rules 2020

  1. Begin reading June 6th and finish reading by July  31st.
  2. Reading materials include: books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, graphic novels, and ebooks.
  3. Time spent reading aloud counts for both the reader and the listener.
  4. Read a maximum of 42 hours over the course of the Summer. 
  5. Turn in completed reading logs to pick up prizes between August 2nd and August 14th.

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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Sleepytime Tales - Tuesdays at 6:30 PM, June 8-July 27

  • This hour long virtual story time will feature a weekly theme with stories, crafts, activities, and more.  The program will be offered via Zoom.  Please register through Eventbrite, or by calling the Library at 217-864-3622 to get access to the Zoom link.
  • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.

Storytime - Wednesdays at 9:30 AM, June 9-July 28

  • This hour long virtual story time will feature a weekly theme with stories, crafts, activities, and more.  The program will be offered via Zoom.  Please register through Eventbrite, or by calling the Library at 217-864-3622 to get access to the Zoom link.
  • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.

    American Girl Club 

    • Tuesday, June 23 at 4:30 PM
      • This program features an American Girl doll and a specific time period in History with activities to go along with it.  This week's theme is Camping and will feature, Willa, a Wellie Wisher!  This program is for children ages 7 - 6th Grade.  When you register, you will receive a Zoom link to access the virtual program. 
      • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.
      • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-girl-club-tickets-109002667914
    • Tuesday, July 14 at 4:30 PM
      • This program features an American Girl doll and a specific time period in History with activities to go along with it.  This week's theme is "Life on the Farm," and will feature American Girl, Blaire!  This program is for children ages 7 - 6th Grade.  When you register, you will receive a Zoom link to access the virtual program. 
      • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.

    Sky's the Limit

    • Tuesday, June 30 at 4:30 PM
      • Join us for activities involving experiments, investigation, and  discussion about science and technology.  This week's theme is Paleontology and Archaeology.  This program is for children age 7 - 6th Grade.  When you register you will receive a Zoom link to join the virtual program.
      • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.
      • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skys-the-limit-tickets-109004523464
    • Tuesday, July 21 at 4:30 PM
      • Join us for activities involving experiments, investigation, and  discussion about science and technology.  This week's theme is Astronomy.  This program is for children age 7 - 6th Grade.  When you register you will receive a Zoom link to join the virtual program.
      • Once you are registered, you will need to come into the Library or call for curbside pickup the week before to get a bag full of crafts and activities that go along with the virtual program.

    VIRTUAL PERFORMERS

     

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    WEEKLY THEMES AND RESOURCES

    WEEK ONE: The Day the Crayons Quit

    Resources:

    Interactive Online Game:

    Click on the picture below and follow the link to play games in the Kids' Playzone through Crayola!

    Weekly Make-and-Take Craft: 

    Stop by the Library Front Desk to pick up a make-and-take crayon-themed craft!  

    WEEK TWO: Chameleons

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