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Summer – 2016

Requirements

Pre-School thru Kindergarten
Read 50 books  –  30 are Free Choice, 20 should be Theme, Non-Fiction or Award Books.
For every 10 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
When your goal is reached, you get a Bucket of Building Blocks.

First & Second Grade
Read 40 books  –  25 are Free Choice, 15 should be Theme, Non-Fiction or Award Books.
For every 6 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
When your goal is reached, you get a Gorilla or Elephant Building Set.

Third & Fourth Grade
Read 30 books  –  20 are Free Choice, 10 should be Theme, Non-Fiction or Award Books.
For every 5 books you read, pick a prize from the treasure chest.
When your goal is reached, you get a Gorilla or Elephant Building Set.

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.

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Fifth Grade thru High School

Read 10 books  –  5 are Free Choice, 5 should be Non-Fiction.
For each book you read, you will get a chance to put in our weekly drawing.
When your goal is reached, you get a Deluxe Aluminum Water Bottle.

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Adults
Read a total of 5 books and 1 other activity.  We will be running a Great Race across the United States.  Each book must be from a different region of the U.S.  We have a notebook at the library with some reading choices, however, books do not have to be chosen from this list.

The regions are:
Pacific Coast (California, Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon)
Rocky Mountain (Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana)
Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa)
Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma)
South (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas)
Appalachia (North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia)
Mid-Atlantic (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey)
New England (New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)|
Great Lakes (Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin)

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
Attend one of the events at the library

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.

Programs and Events – 2016

Programs and Events – Summer Reading 2016 All Teen Tuesdays begin at 10:00 a.m. (for children grades 6-12) All Family Time Thursdays begin at 10:30 a.m. (for ages pre-school and up, including parents) We are also including a “Family Fun Challenge” for the whole family to get involved in.  It’s sort of like a scavenger hunt …

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Adult Program 2015

Requirements for completing the Adult Summer Reading Program are listed on the main 2015 Summer Reading page. We have three special events planned.  They are: June 17 (Wednesday):  We will be having a Movie and Pizza Party.  Lunch begins at noon, and the movie begins at 1:00.  We will be showing the Holllywood movie about …

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Unmask – Teen Program 2015

Marshela and Kelli are excited about the “Unmask” Teen Program this year, and they hope you’ll join them on Tuesday mornings (June only) from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. June 9 We will make masks. Make your own Super Hero symbol.  These symbols will help decorate the western wall (above the computers) of the library. Who …

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