BCPL Summer Reading
Welcome to the Boone County Summer Reading Program
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
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
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
What would your stuffed animal friend do if they spent the night at the library? Have a special storytime with your furry friends, then say goodbye for the night. Come in the next day to pick them up. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Share a special time of play with your little one, followed by a story and song to prepare them for sweet dreams. Birth to 18 months.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Do you love painting, drawing, and all things art? This month: Picasso’s Alphabet Art. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy stories and a craft in the Arboretum's Children's Garden located at 9190 Camp Ernst Road. Bring a blanket!
Location
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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 A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
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
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
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
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Using your engineering superpowers, come to the rescue of a hungry monkey, a farmer's watch, and one very scaredy squirrel! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Hands on fun for little ones. Be prepared we might get messy! Registration encouraged.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Explore Felicity?s world and learn what life was like in 1765. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
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
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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, August 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Read to one of the library's therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to sign up for your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2015
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
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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 A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Cindy Mendell from Children's Art Academy will show you how to create your own comics and superheroes. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 31, 2015
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, August 31, 2015
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, August 31, 2015
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
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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, September 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 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 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 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
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Work in teams to build arches, a suspension bridge and a truss bridge you can actually crawl across. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Games, snacks & more!
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Stories and messy art!
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 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
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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, September 03, 2015
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 03, 2015
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 03, 2015
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

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Important Messages
Summer Reading: May 9 - August 28

What is Summer Reading?
Summer means warm days, vacation time, and the chance to win a free book and prizes at your library! Read anything you like for a total of five hours and choose a free book from our selection! Earn other fun prizes as you unlock your hidden powers and explore your community during this super summer!

1st prize:
Read and log 5 hours (300 minutes).
  • Earn:
    • book of your choice.
2nd prize:
Read and log an additional 5 hours for a total of 10 hours (600 minutes)
  • Earn:
    • Prize of your choice
      • double-walled tumbler
      • superhero cape
      • 5 library bucks
    • One entry into the Youth Reading log grand prize drawing

Finished reading? Challenge yourself!

Complete ten challenges to gain one entry into the Challenge log grand prize drawing. Additional entries can be earned by completing more challenges in groups of ten. **Challenges can be repeated.



(Please note: All activities must be logged by August 28 to be eligible for prizes/All prizes may be picked up by September 15, while supplies last.)


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Review
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