Summer Reading Club
2013's program theme is "Dig into Reading!"
Running June 10 - July 31, 2013
Sign up begins June 3
The Summer Reading Club is open to all people using the Carnegie Public Library in East Liverpool. Club Members are generally school-aged youth or preschoolers.
PROGRAMS are hosted every Wed. They will be held at the Salvation Army. The programs last one hour with guest librarians or special events & door prizes each week. See program listing for details. Pre-schoolers should be accompanied by school aged friends or family. Others may be left. Adults must be accompanied by children.
MERIT POINTS ARE GIVEN AT THE MARKET.
Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m.
Pirates/Buried Treasure - Summer Reading Club sets sail with Renae from Salem. She'll be digging up pirate stories.
Wednesday, June 19, 2 p.m.
Treasure Reading - Let's Dig In and find some story treasure with Noreen from East Palestine.
Wednesday, June 26, 2 p.m.
Plant a Seed, Read - Carrie from Columbiana will help our imaginations grow.
Wednesday, July 4
We Dig Dinosaurs - Let Sharon from Lisbon prove to you that good stories are not extinct. Dinosaurs do roam in our library books.
Wednesday, July 10, 2 p.m.
Game Day - This is your change to compete in games designed by our own staff. Come and see what kind of games I've dug up this time.
Wednesday, July 17, 2 p.m.
Mummy Madness - Come see the fun unearthed by Rachel from Wellsville
Wednesday, July 24, 2 p.m.
Dinosaur Detectives - presented by Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh - Come hang out with professional scientists as we explore a favorite topic.
Wednesday, July 31, 2 p.m.
Dirty Stories - Lindsay from Leetonia will be covering us this week. Let's find the magic hidden under the dirt.
WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE SALVATION ARMY.
We are asking that you bring a non-perishable food item to any Wednesday program you attend. The Salvation Army is donating their space to us this summer and as a thank you, we would like to help them by donating food. The donation of food is not required to attend a program.
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
We are continuing our reading challenge for dedicated readers through the summer. We will be assigning a specific chapter book each week and having a “readers only” meeting to talk about what we liked or didn’t about the book selected. We will also allow time to share other books worth reading. Students only - and oh yeah, did I mention the snacks?
Thursday, June 20, 1 p.m.
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon & Brian Williams
This book can be picked up June 10. All other books will be passed out at the prior meeting.
Thursday, June 27, 1 p.m.
Me and the Pumpkin Queen by Ohio author Marlane Kennedy
Thursday, July 11, 1 p.m.
Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan
Thursday, July 18, 1 p.m.
To be determined by the readers.
Enter a drawing for a weekly prize by answering the question on the coupon. Ask for Details in the Children's Room.
*Stuffed Animal Contest
Thursday, June 13, 11a.m.
Bring a stuffed animal to the library to try for a prize! Prizes will be awarded for the Coolest, Most Huggable, Most Colorful, Silliest, Scariest, Best Dressed, Most Loved, Most Cheerful, Biggest, and Smallest animals registered, as well as, the Judges Choice.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m., and will end for the judging to start at Noon. Prizes will be announced at 12:30 p.m. One entry per child. Animals can be picked up immediately after the publicity photos of the winners are taken.
Program Times: Monday 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.
Sessions begin June 3 & 4
Sign up begins May 28
*Preschool Story Time
For children 3-6 years old. This is 45 minutes of stories, songs, and craft once weekly for 6 weeks. Children who are comfortable may be left in the room alone.
Story time: Mon 10 a.m.
Sessions begin June 3
Sign up begins May 28.
- at the Cartwright Pool/Thompson Park. Details will be announced later.
Date: To be announced
Time: 4-7 p.m.
We are changing our record keeping this year. Since this is our transition year, the following awards will be given:
The top 36 POINT EARNERS will get a Magnetic Photo Frame.
The top 25 READERS will get a book award.
5 Medals will be given EACH WEDNESDAY starting June 26th. They may be given for total points, total minutes read, or weekly totals, this will be decided each week by Miss Kim.
June 21 - July 26
Crafts will be led by library staff.
Students age 7 - up are welcome.
You must sign up to attend.
Sign up each week for the following week.
*Book Buck Bazaar July 29 & 30
Come spend the Merit Points you have earned all summer. Anyone who can not come during these time will receive a bag of items selected by staff or you can arrange for staff/friends to spend your points.
Monday AND Thursday 9a.m. - 7p.m.
Tuesday AND Wednesday 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Friday AND Saturday 9a.m. - 1p.m.
**We will again be asking for a $2 donation at the time of sign up. This money will be used entirely to defray the cost of the on going summer programming. Additional donations will be happily accepted. Arrangements will be made for those unable to afford the initial expense.