Summer Reading Program 2017


6th - 12th graders are invited to read or listen to books, earn prizes, and attend programs at the library this summer.

READ

Pick up a reading log from the library to keep track of your reading and listening.
• Read books, ebooks, or magazines.
• Read to yourself or to someone else.
• Listen to audiobooks.

You may choose to count how many hours you read or how many days you read.
Earn prizes after you have read for 5, 10, and 15 hours or 10, 20, and 30 days.
Enter the prize drawing for additional hours or days that you read.

You may also choose an activity log of reading activities to explore in August.

Wednesday, June 14
Pick up reading logs and begin reading and/or listening to audiobooks or to someone read to you.

Monday, June 26 is the first day to receive prizes.
Saturday, August 5 is the last day to enter the prize drawing for the reading logs.
Saturday, September 2 is the last day to receive prizes and enter the prize drawing for the activity logs.

REGISTRATION

Registration is requested for our events.  You may register online here.  We will also have paper registration forms available at the library beginning on June 14.

EVENTS for all ages 

Build a Better Magic Show
by Jeff Wawrzaszek
Friday, June 16 at 10:30 A.M.
in the Senior and Community Activity Center 
Jeff Wawrzaszek of A2 Magic will presenta magic show filled with amazing magic, humor, and audience interaction. 

Drummunity!
by Lori Fithian
Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 P.M.
in the Senior and Community Activity Center 
Lori Fithian creates an interactive drum circle in which everyone participates by playing hand drums and other percussion instruments. The Drummunity event will be followed by an ice cream social.
 
Animal Architects
by Howell Nature Center
Friday, August 11
10:30 A.M.
in the Senior and Community Activity Center
Humans are not the only creatures that can build and create amazing things. Learn about Michigan’s ultimate architects through interactive demonstrations, and meet some of these animal architects.


TNT EVENTS
(Teen & Tween, 6th - 12th grade) 

Paint the Windows
Tuesday, June 20
Choose 1:00 or 3:00 P.M.
6th - 12th grade

Paint the windows of the library with the Summer Reading Program themes. Space is limited and registration is required.

TNT Tuesdays
Tuesdays, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8 & August 22
1:00 - 2:30 for 6th - 8th graders
3:00 - 4:30 for 9th - 12th graders

We'll have a different activity each week, including Game Days, Books and Bites, craft projects, and more.  Check back for each week's activity.

VOLUNTEERING 

Volunteer opportunities are available for 6th through 12th graders throughout the summer at the library. 

Opportunities to volunteer include helping during programs for younger children, assisting with the kickoff and closing events, preparing for programs, and other projects at the library.


If you are interested in volunteering and are registering for the Summer Reading Program, you can sign up to volunteer on your registration for SRP.  If you are only volunteering, please sign up here.  After signing up in either place, you will receive more information.  

If you have any questions, please ask Jennifer at the library or ask them here.   

Children's Events

See our children's events for toddlers through 5th graders here

Questions?

If you have any questions, you may ask at them here or at the library. 

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