Summer Reading

Summer Reading Programs

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2018 Summer Reading Programs — Overview June 7 – July 25, 2018…no sessions during July 4th week – be safe!

Summer Reading Programs run for six (6) weeks starting June 7 – July 25, 2018. There will be NO Summer Reading Programs during the week of July 4th. The theme for Summer Reading is based on the State theme and this year that theme is around the topic of libraries rock (as in music or solid objects). This year we are not running an Adult Summer Reading Program.

2018 Summer Reading Theme is "Libraries Rock!"

Kindergarten — Register HERE
Summer Reading for Kindergarten graduates meet on Mondays from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. The theme for Summer Reading is based on the State theme and this year that theme is around the topic of libraries rock (as in music or solid objects). There is a broad range in the variety of programs from speakers within the community or brought in from across the country to games, short skits, crafts, puppet shows, story telling, book reading, songs, movies, book talks and a small snack. Children are encouraged to reach a goal by keeping track of minutes read to earn an incentive prize.

The 2018 Summer Reading theme is Libraries Rock!

Elementary (Two Age Groups) — Register HERE
Summer Reading for Elementary Graduates (Grades 1-5) is held six (6) Wednesdays in June and July starting on June 13 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm for 1st & 2nd grade grads; and from 3:00 – 4:00 pm for 3rd through 5th grade graduates. There is a broad range in the variety of programs from speakers within the community or brought in from across the country to games, short skits, crafts, puppet shows, story telling, book reading, songs, movies, book talks and a small snack. Children are encouraged to reach a goal by keeping track of minutes read to earn an incentive prize.

2018 Summer Reading Theme is Libraries Rock!

Teen —
The Summer Reading Program for Young Adults is open to ages 12 – 18. Attendance at regular Teen Cafe events on Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm starting June 7th through July 12th allow participants to qualify for a Lock-In and/or MEGA Day Events.
Qualification for the Lock-In event held on July 20, 2018 in the library after hours from 6:00 – 11:00 pm:
– Attend at least two (2) Teen Cafe events – be sure to sign-in on the sheet
– Read three (3) books and complete Summer Reading Slips obtained from the YA Desk on 2nd floor and deposited into Milford’s box on the YA desk
Qualifications for the MEGA Day event held on July 26, 2018 (Time TBA) at Maranatha Camp:
– Attend at least two (2) Teen Cafe events – be sure to sign-in on the sheet
– Read six (6) books and complete Summer Reading Slips obtained from the YA Desk on 2nd floor and deposited into Milford’s box on the YA desk
 There will be no Adult Summer Reading Program this year
Adult —
Adults are encouraged to watch for our regular programming. There will not be an official Summer Reading Program this year. Sorry folks! Check back in 2019.