Boone County Summer Reading
Welcome to the Boone County Summer Reading Program
   0-4 yrs.       K-12 gr.       Adult   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories with messy art!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Location
Central Park
Library
Off-Site

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0 a 5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories with messy art!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come meet other homeschool families and find out about upcoming homeschool programs.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Play and build your world on the library's Minecraft server. Registration required.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Location
Conservancy Park
Library
Off-Site

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Play and build your world on the Library’s Minecraft server. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0 a 5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Enjoy singing and dancing to the inspirational songs of David Kisor.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Read to one of the library's therapy dogs. Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 12, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 12, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben Branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot. Registration encouraged.
Location
Upstairs Lobby
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Do you love all things art? Join us the second Tuesday of each month. This time – Minecraft Art. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories with messy art!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Location
Giles-Conrad Park
Library
Off-Site

Title
Date
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0 a 5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Come dressed in your best for stories and treats with your favorite princes and princesses, with a special appearance by The Ice Queen. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Read to one of the library's therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 19, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 19, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for a battle of the wits! Test your skills against other players with a variety of card and board games. All skill levels are welcome.
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories with messy art!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Make a sweet centerpiece that looks (and is) good enough to eat! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Location
Boone Woods Park
Library
Off-Site

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0 a 5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring the whole family to experience the nostalgia of the 1800's. Listen to a story, create an ornament, enjoy some of the games and crafts pioneer children loved, and much more!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join "For Paws Pet Care" to learn how therapy dogs are trained and help the community. Stick around for an opportunity to read to one of the dogs.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben Branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot. Registration encouraged.
Location
Upstairs Lobby
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories with messy art!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

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Important Messages
Summer Reading: June 1 - August 31

Get Started!
Early learning begins with you! Help your child get ready to read with these fun activities.

1st prize:
Complete and log 10 activities.
  • Book of your choice.
2nd prize:
Complete and log an additional 10 activities for a total of 20.
  • Reading buddy
  • Local coupons

3rd prize:
Complete and log 10 more activities for a total of 30.
  • Sensory ball
  • Entry into the grand prize drawing

Don't Stop!
For every additional 10 activities you log, you’ll earn another entry into the grand prize drawing.

(Please note: All activities must be logged by August 31 to be eligible for prizes. All prizes must be picked up by August 31, while supplies last.)
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