BCPL Summer Reading
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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, April 23, 2014
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 playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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, April 24, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Ahoy, matey! Join us for some tales from the mighty sea, make your own Polly the Parrot, and play some scallywag tag!
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Put on your pajamas and explore Lanie's world with an indoor camp-out! Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Help your children build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
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, April 25, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 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
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
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, April 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 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
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
When school is in session, volunteers will help students utilize library resources to help with homework questions.
Location
Second Floor Lobby
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join us to pet and feed goats, ducks, alpacas, and more.
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gotta catch 'em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Show off your acting skills and star in different scenes. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Happy Free Comic Book Day! Celebrate by picking up a free comic book at any BCPL location, while supplies last. Thank you to our local sponsor, Comic Book World.
Library
Boone County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Read to one of our therapy dogs - - Squirt, Brodie, Bailey and others. Call the Main Library at 342-2665 to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Fifth grade super heroes from Ockerman Elementary will zap you with the power of fun and games in this service learning project. Enjoy refreshments and book giveaways. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Homemade ice scream with a twist and a shake. Come in for a cool time. Registration required.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Fifth grade super heroes from Ockerman Elementary will zap you with the power of fun and games in this service learning project. Enjoy refreshments and book giveaways. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Put on your favorite pjs for bedtime games and sleepy stories, then head home to sweet dreams. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Make your own balloon rockets and hovercrafts. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
A storytime with adjustments for sensory sensitivity and special needs. Registration encouraged.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Create bouquets of tissue paper flowers for seniors at the Walton Senior Center. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Read to one of our therapy dogs - - Squirt, Brodie, Bailey and others. Call the Scheben Branch at 342-2665 to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
We’ll provide the Legos, you provide the imagination.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
It's a mystery! Explore secrets and clues with history's favorite girls
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Elizabeth Hickerson will have the family singing, dancing, and playing. Registration required.

Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

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What is Summer Reading?
Summer Reading: June 1-August 1
Complete 16 activities with your preschooler to earn one book of your choice. Complete 32 activities to earn an inflatable dice and an entry into the grand prize drawing for a No-Pedal Balance Bike and Toddler Bike Helmet! Complete challenge logs after you finish the activity log to earn additional entries into the grand prize drawing! (Please note: All activities must be logged by August 1 to be eligible for prizes/All prizes may be picked up by September 1, while supplies last)


Book & Program Reviews
"Check it Out"
Title
Franklin's Baby Sister
Review
Franklin has a hard time waiting until spring for his baby sitter to come. The kids liked this book and asked to have it ready 2 days in a row.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Paulette Bourgeois
"Check it Out"
Title
Brownie & Pearl Step Out
Review
Brownie and Pearl (cat) were invited to a birthday party. Brownie was nervous when they got there but when Pearl went thru the cat door she had to go in and had a wonderful time.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Cynthia Rylant
"Check it Out"
Title
The Library Gingerbread Man
Review
Gingerbread Man escapes his book and runs away as fast as he can thru all the different library sections. He was finally caught by the librarian and put back on the shelf where he belonged.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Dotti Enderle
"Check it Out"
Title
Tweak Tweak
Review
Little Elephant was asking questions one after another just like most kids 2-4. The kids liked this book, and helped answer all the questions about what an elephant can or can not do before we read on.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Eve Bunting
"Check it Out"
Title
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Review
The children all knew how to say the first part of the book and they enjoyed singing it and learning the second part of the song.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Debbie Trafton O'Neal