Children's Program Schedule Summer 2013
BookWorm Newsletter Summer Edition
KIDS READING PROGRAM (for 4 years to 8th grade)
READ FOR PRIZES! REGISTER AND RECORD MINUTES ON-LINE OR AT CPL! 1 drawing entry for each 100 minutes kids read or are ‘read to.’ DRAWINGS FOR PRIZES (TWO EACH WEEK) TO BE AWARDED JULY 20! Read more — more chances to win!
|TRAVELING TOTS New Reading Program For Kids Birth to 3 Years!
Weekly prizes for all reading tots!
READ FOR PRIZES! REGISTER AND RECORD TITLES ON-LINE OR AT CPL! 1 DRAWING ENTRY FOR EACH 10 PICTURE BOOKS READ TO YOUR TOT!
|Family-Style Story Times. Join Ms. Pat & Ms. Mary for a 6-week session of story time programs for kids (birth to ~ 6 years). Stories, songs, crafts and crazy fun as we travel around the world with reading!
polka meets the world! Bring your dancing shoes & wear your polka dots!
|Petits Cours de Français
(Mini-French Lessons) Learn Basic French! Hear French Stories!
READ WITH LLAMA!
For the Younger Set! Meet the costumed character from Anna Dewdney's picture books!
|MOVIE MATINEES CHECK OUR LIBRARY POSTERS FOR MOVIE LINE-UP Free Tickets Required. Seating is Limited. Free Popcorn. Titles will be posted! Parents must determine appropriateness for their child.
|POETRY WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
(4TH—8TH GRADERS) Saluki Writers Project (led by SIU English Grad Students)
TRAVEL GAMES & MAP CRAFTS
For Older Kids (4th-8th grade)
ANANSI, THE SPIDER STORIES
Traditional Stories of the
Ashanti Culture of West Africa. Spider Craft.
|Summer Reading Finale
(Carefully Controlled Kid Chaos)
IT’LL BE LOUD, WILD & WACKY (WITH MUSIC) Summer Reading Prizes & Reading Ribbons will be awarded afterward.
|Project Next Generation (PNG) (5th-8th grade)
SUMMER READING JUNE 10-JULY 20
- Wk. 1-Europe
- Wk. 2-South America
- Wk. 3-Asia
- Wk. 4-Australia
- Wk. 5-Africa
- Wk. 6-North America
Don’t Forget! Help Stop Hunger in Our Community!
PLEASE BRING CANNED OR NON-PERISHABLE FOODS TO EACH KIDS’ PROGRAM!
SILENCE THOSE RUMBLY TUMBLIES!
TRAVEL WITH ROMAN!
Pose with him when you travel! Send us your photo or drop it off!
WE WILL DISPLAY THEM & EACH PHOTO IS AN ENTRY FOR PRIZE DRAWING!
Pick up your gnome at the library circulation desk (6/1) or summer reading table (6/10).
Youth Volunteers Needed (12–17 Years)
June 10-July 19
Be a Travel Guide for the Children’s Summer Reading Program!
Applications at Library Circulation Desk & Library Web Page
**Deadline June 6**
**Be rewarded with a small gift & a pizza party**
TRY MUZZY ONLINE! IT’S FREE!Learn 8 Different World Languages On-line! Click on the MUZZY icon on the right sidebar & enter library card #.
INTERACTIVE STORIES, LESSONS & GAMES WITH ALL NEW SOUND & ANIMATION!
Hey kids! Fishing rods are available for check-out at the library. For more information, read the Fishing Rod Check-Out Guidelines.
Check out our collection of EVENT PHOTOS!
GREAT MAGAZINES FOR KIDS!
CHECK ’EM OUT!
Juvenile Collection Includes:
KIDS’ DISCOVER ~ YOUR BIG BACKYARD ~ SCHOLASTIC PARENTS
ANIMAL BABIES ~ ODYSSEY ~ AMERICAN GIRL ~ SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FOR KIDS
Free Family Passes to the
Science Center of Southern Illinois
(located in the University Mall)
Show your CPL library card at the
Library Circ desk for a pass to admit a family of 7.
AR BookFinder Website
AR BookFinder allows users to search for books in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program used by local schools. Books may be searched by title, author, reading level, interest level and point value.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO PARENTS!
*Attendance at children’s library programs & activities constitutes consent to be photographed for use in library publicity & publications.
*Library policy states that parents should remain in the building when their children (younger than ten years of age) are participating in library programs.