Boone County Summer Reading
Welcome to the Boone County Summer Reading Program
   0-4 yrs.       K-12 gr.       Adult   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Miss Karen for holiday stories and crafts! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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
Saturday, December 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
Sunday, December 11, 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
Tuesday, December 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 – mock stained glass. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 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
Tuesday, December 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, December 20, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Get in the spirit with holiday favorites presented by this talented choral group.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for family favorites on the big screen. Showtimes: 10am Finding Dory, 12:30pm Home Alone, 3pm Secret Life of Pets. Popcorn provided. Feel free to bring your own blankets and chairs.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Experience the wonders of this unique creature with a penguin biologist from Newport Aquarium. Registration required.
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Are you too old to stay up until midnight? Celebrate with the kids at a reasonable hour! We will have noise-makers, crafts, and a photo booth. The ball drops at noon and dancing will follow.
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Get fit! Dani Mendenhall from the YMCA will be here to get us started on a new year of fitness. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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

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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.)
Book & Program Reviews
"Check it Out"
Title
I Love You Through and Through
Genre
Toddler Book
Rating
Author/Presenter
Bernadette Rosetti-Shustak
"Check it Out"
Title
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Review
My daughter loves to identify the foods in this book as well as there colors. She enjoys counting them as well. Her favorite part is when he turns into a beautiful butterfly!   "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Eric Carle
"Check it Out"
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Genre
Picture Books
Rating
Author/Presenter
Maurice Sendak
"Check it Out"
Title
I Love You Stinky Face
Review
My daughter loves this book. It is so sweet.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Lisa McCourt
"Check it Out"
Title
Clumsy Duck
Review
Clumsy Duck shows us that we should love ourselves just as we are, and what we may consider to be an imperfection could actually be our best asset. This is a silly and sweet story.  "Check it Out"
Genre
Picture Book - Birds
Rating
Author/Presenter
Britta Teckentrup