Summer Reading Requirements are on this page.
The Event Schedule for the summer is found by clicking on the “Summer – 2013″ link in the right hand column.
Toddler thru Kindergarten
Read 50 books - 8 should be Theme Books, 8 should be Non-Fiction books, 34 should be Free Choice
For each 8 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
First & Second Grade
Read 40 books – 6 should be Theme Books, 6 should be Non-Fiction books, 28 should be Free Choice
For each 6 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
Third & Fourth Grade
Read 30 books – 5 should be Theme Books, 5 should be Non-Fiction books, 20 should be Free Choice
For each 5 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
Toddler thru Fourth Grade: When you complete the Reading Program, you may guess the number of items in a jar. The jar of stuff will be awarded to the person with the closest guess at the final program in July. T-shirts will be given to each participant who completes the program.
Fifth Grade thru High School
Read 10 books - 3 should be Theme Books, 3 should be Non-Fiction books, 4 should be Free Choice
For each book read, we will give you a ticket which you can place in our weekly drawing. T-shirts will be given to each participant who completes the program.
Read a total of 5 books and 1 other activity. Each book must be from a different category, and there are 6 categories to choose from. We have a book at the library with some reading choices, however, books do not have to be chosen from this list.
The category choices are:
Construction & Mining
Archaeology, Ancient Cities & Cemeteries
Farming, Gardening & Burrowing Animals
Underground Railroad, Crime & Resistance Operations
Canyons, Caves, Volcanoes & Earthquakes
Sewers, Tunnels, Subways, River Rats, Chunnel & Catacombs
Some ideas for extra activities include:
Watch a movie (from our movie list)
Visit a museum
Listen to a book on CD
Attend a cultural event, concert or community festival
Everyone who completes the program gets to choose a gift from the prize table, receives an envelope with various coupons to use in businesses around town and is also eligible for our grand prize drawings.