Children's Summer Reading 

 

Events                                       

This year the summer reading program is for ages  0-12! We will run programs/missions for Babies -PreK and grades K-4.

 

The goal for our readers 0-36 months is to earn 600 points/minutes of reading! Do this by reading 15 minutes a day for the next 6 weeks and completing a few programs/missions.

The goal for our readers 3-5 years old is to earn 800 points/minutes of reading! Do this by reading 20 minutes a day for the next 6 weeks and completing a few programs/missions.

 

The goal for readers K-4 is to earn 1000 points/minutes of reading! Do this by reading 25 minutes a day over the next 6 weeks and completing a few programs/missions along the way! 

Example of Missions: 

Don't forget the PRIZES! Weekly reading prizes, along with a chance to win a larger weekly prize, and random prizes for different missions. 

 HAVE FUN READING!

Monday, June 6th 

Sign Up for the Summer Reading Program All Week 9am-8pm Monday - Thursday and Saturday 9am-2pm! When you register your child will receive a library bag with information about the Summer Reading Program and a FREE book!

Monday, June 6th 

Sidewalk Chalk Day - All day - Start out at the library and draw your favorite things at the library or favorite ocean animal. Then take the chalk and share with the village your artistic abilities on the sidewalks throughout.

Tuesday, June 14th 

Learn about the Columbus Zoo - 1:00-2:00pm - former zoo employee, Barb, coming to the library to talk about the behind the scenes of the zoo!

Tuesday, June 21st 

Ocean Day - Create the provided crafts and participate in the supplied activities while learning about the creatures of the ocean!

Tuesday, June 28th 

Cartoon Day - 1:30-2:30 - Cartoonist Jeff Nicholas coming to the library to show participants how to create their own cartoons. 

Tuesday, July 5th 

Movie Time -  5:-7:30pm - Join Mrs. Patty for an afternoon movie in the library. We will pull out our portable sitting to make nice viewing area for everyone to enjoy. Bring your favorite ocean animal to share the fun with.

Tuesday, July 12th 

Gardening Day- 10-11:30 - Gardening with Connie is an event everyone will enjoy. Learn a little bit about gardening and potting plants. And then plant your own plant to grow in a pot at home. This is a fun interactive program for all ages.

Saturday, July 16

Library pool party from 5 to 8 p.m. Anyone that is participating in the summer reading programs can come out to the pool for an evening of fun. 

Tuesday, July 19

Kona Ice visits library from 12 to 2 p.m. Anyone that signed up for the summer reading program can get a ticket for a free Kona Ice. 

Thursday, July 28th 

Hometown Heroes and end of the Summer Reading Program - Come in and celebrate our Hometown Heroes. Visit with local veterans, police, EMT and firemen, while checking out the vehicles used daily. Don't forget to give them a big thank you for all that they do in the community everyday.

Reading Rules

Read an AWESOME book!

Read whatever you like!

Read with your family!

Put down books you don't like...

Paper copy Reading Logs will be available starting Monday, June 6th! 

*Use the paper copy to keep track of time read and missions/events completed.

*If you are using a paper copy please show librarians your progress when you come in for weekly prizes. 

*We will replace paper copies if you need a new one! No worries :)

Families can also sign-up using worchlibrary.readsquared.com! ALL Summer Reading Events and Missions are on this FREE app. Also available on desktops and Chromebooks

*Log minutes read and work through missions provided. 

*Computer program (should) notify you when you have earned prizes. 

 

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The Summer Reading Program is made possible through donations from Osgood State Bank, Modern Mother's, Alice's Dairy Bar, Friends of the Library, and Worch Memorial Library Funds.