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Summer Reading Instructions for Kids

School Summer Reading Lists

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Wee Reader Instructions

(For Birth to age 2)

Recommended for birth to 2 years of age.

  • Starting the day you pick up your childs reading log or printing it from this page, check off each activitiy on the log as you complete it with your child.
  • Return the completed form by July 31, 2013, and be entered into a drawing for parents to prize.
  • (NOTE: You can’t get prizes the same day you sign-up.)

 

What Makes A Good Book For Wee Readers?
  • Thick, sturdy cover and pages
  • Bright, colorful, clear pictures
  • Simple geometric shapes
  • Photos of faces, especially babies
  • Few words
  • Nursery rhymes
  • Stories with rhyme, rythm, and repetition

 

To learn more ways to nurture your child's love of books go to:

 

Reading Log Downloads

* Reading logs are also available at any library location.

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Read-With-Me Instructions

(Ages 2 - Reading age)
  • Recommended for children who are not yet reading, or who are not yet comfortable reading on their own.
  • You can READ or do ANY of the activities listed on the back of your Read-With-Me Reading Log.
  • When you complete a task, color in one star or sun.
  • Once you have filled in all the stars or suns bring this page in to the Library for a prize.
  • All finishers will receive an invitation to a finishers party.
  • All reading logs need to be returned by July 31st, 2013.
  • When you return your completed reading log you can enter to win prizes!

 

Read-With-Me Suggested Activities

  • Take turns telling stories during meal times.
  • Draw, write, or paint with an adult.
  • Act out your favorite book with your dolls or stuffed animals.
  • Attend a library program. You can sign up to receive the library calendar via e-mail here.
  • Hunt for letters, shapes, or colors.
  • Take a nature walk and talk about the plants and animals that you see.
  • Read a rhyming book and make your own silly rhymes.
  • Listen and sing along to a music CD from the library.
  • Sign-up for e-mail reminders online or at the Library.
  • E-mail subscribers will be eligible for special prizes.
  • Or other educational activities of your choosing.

Reading Log Downloads

* Reading logs are also available at any library location.

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Reader Instructions

(Grade School)
  • Earn double minutes for school required reading.
    For example: 15 minutes of school required reading will count for 30 minutes.
  • Bring a friend to sign up for Summer Reading - earn 15 minutes.
  • Come to a program at the Library - earn 15 minutes.
    Attend a library program. You can sign up to receive the library calendar via e-mail here.
  • Bring a friend to a program at the Library - earn 15 minutes.
  • Read to someone - earn 15 minutes.
  • Ask the librarian for other ways to earn minutes.
  • All reading logs need to be returned by July 31st, 2013.
  • When you return your completed reading log you can enter to win Prizes!

Reading Log Downloads

* Reading logs are also available at any library location.

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Summer Reading Events For Kids

There are currently no programs scheduled for this group.

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