BCPL Summer Reading
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, April 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
With seeds and glue, prepare to plant your initials at home and watch them grow. Registration encouraged.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Build your child's reading skills with the help of a teen role model. Call the Scheben branch to schedule your child's 30 minute reading time.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Read to one of our therapy dogs - - Brodie, Doc, Squirt and others. Call the Florence Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot. (rescheduled from April 12th).
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 19, 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 21, 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
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and play
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 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 21, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Make scientific discoveries using leftover Easter eggs. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 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
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs, and music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 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
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 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
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Explore different painting techniques as you create a masterpiece. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 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
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
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

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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
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Title
Froggy's Worst Play Date
Review
Froggy agreed to go to a show with a girl and his dad because he wanted to see the show. The Froggy books are always a hit.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Jonathan London
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Title
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Review
Fun repeating book  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Bill Martin Jr./Eric Carle
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Title
Froggy's Worst Play Date
Review
The kids always like the Froggy books, mom wasn't crazy they were food fighting in the show but the books are funny.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Jonathan London
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Title
Llama Llama Mad at Mama
Review
We love anything by Anna Dewdny! This book was, as always, true to life and my preschooler LOVED it. The rhyming is spot on and the storylines are adorable.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Anna Dewdney
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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"
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Author/Presenter
Debbie Trafton O'Neal