Summer Reading

MAKE A SMART START TO YOUR SUMMER
with Curry Public Library Summer Reading
June 12-August 13, 2017

How to sign up:
Registration begins Monday, June 13th. All children age 0-18 are invited to sign-up at the library. If you sign up during the month of June, you will get a free “Build a Better World” t-shirt or a fidget spinner!

How the program works:
After signing up, participants will log their hours reading in their summer reading log book. For participants that cannot read, hours of listening to someone else read can be logged. The program has four age groups with the following participation guidelines.

Read-to-Me – birth-1st grade: As the parent of a Read-to-Me participant, it is your responsibility to read to your child and track your hours reading on this sheet. For every four hours you read, you will be eligible to pick out a prize. This year we have sticker books, coloring books, board books, easy reader books, and an assortment of toys. If you complete twenty hours of reading you will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a family pass to Trees of Mystery, a $30 gas card, and a gift certificate for food so you can enjoy a family outing. You can also color and turn in a coloring sheet received during registration for a token for a free ice cream cone at Rachel’s Coffee shop. Please bring in your reading log as you go to have it initialed by our staff, and to redeem your prizes. All reading logs must be turned in by August 13th to be eligible for the grand prize. Please check the calendar below for more information. If you plan to bring your child to day camp, please complete and return the enclosed permission slip to the library.

Young Readers – 2nd-5th grade: As the parent of a Young Reader participant, it is your responsibility to encourage your child to read and track their hours reading on this sheet. For every four hours you read, you will be eligible to pick out a prize. This year we have sticker books, coloring books, easy reader books, chapter books, and an assortment of toys. If you complete thirty hours of reading you will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a family pass to Trees of Mystery, a $30 gas card, and a gift certificate for food so you can enjoy a family outing. You can also color and turn in a coloring sheet received during registration for a token for a free ice cream cone at Rachel’s Coffee shop. Please bring in your reading log as you go to have it initialed by our staff, and to redeem your prizes. All reading logs must be turned in by August 13th to be eligible for the grand prize. This summer we are planning a lot of fun programs. Please check the calendar below for more information. If you plan to bring your child to day camp, please complete and return the enclosed permission slip to the library.

Young Teens – 6th-9th grade: As a Young Teen summer reading participant, it is your responsibility to read and track your hours reading on this sheet. For every four hours you read, you will be eligible to pick out a prize. This year we have a wide selection of books to pick from. If you complete thirty hours of reading you will be entered into the grand prize drawing for your choice of a Lego set, an art supply set, or a Kindle Fire.  You can also color and turn in a puzzle received during registration for a token for a free ice cream cone at Rachel’s Coffee shop. Please bring in your reading log  as you go to have it initialed by our staff, and to redeem your prizes. All reading logs must be turned in by August 13th to be eligible for the grand prize. This summer we are planning a lot of fun programs. Please check the calendar on the back of this sheet. If you plan to attend the Lego Robotics program, please let library staff know you plan to attend.

Teens – High School: As a Teen summer reading participant, it is your responsibility to read and track your hours reading on this sheet. For every four hours you read, you will be eligible to pick out a book. If you complete thirty hours of reading you will be entered into the grand prize drawing for your choice of a gaming system, an art supply kit, or a tablet. Please bring in your reading log  as you go to have it initialed by our staff, and to redeem your prizes. All reading logs must be turned in by August 13th to be eligible for the grand prize. Every Wednesday evening from 5:00-7:00 pm, the library will have activities for teens including movie, game, and maker programs.

 

Special Programs (check out the library’s full events calendar here):

Kids Movie Nights: Every Tuesday at 5:00 pm starting June 13. No movie on the 4th of July.

Storytime and Crafts: Every Thursday at 10:15 am.

High School Teen Program Nights: Every Wednesday at 5:00 pm the library will have game nights, movie nights, and maker programs for high school age teens.

Trading Card Games: Beginners and experienced card game players are invited to play Pokemon and Magic at the library. Prizes will be given to tournament winners. Pokemon games will be on Fridays at 1:00 pm from June 16-July 14. Magic games will take place on Saturdays at 1:00 pm from June 17-July 15.

Storyteller Will Hornyak: From Russian fairytales and Mexican folktales to Oregon tall tales, Native American myths and lively participation stories, master storyteller Will Hornyak weaves a wide web of uplifting stories from around the world.  Come join us on a storytelling journey for all ages with unforgettable characters, memorable plots and acres of ideas for building a better world with hands and hearts and minds. June 15 @ 10:15.

Lego Robotics: This program will take place at Riley Creek School. Please Pre-register at the library. The program will last for four days. Free lunch will be available in the school cafeteria. June 19-22, 10 am-12:30 pm.

Chris Biro: The Pirate’s Parrot Show is a Fun, Educational, and Interactive experience for all ages and cultures.  This informative show comes complete with a large variety of parrots from around the world, “real” pirates, an authentic Pirate Ship display, and delightful speech and freeflight performances. Each year, 30-50 thousand people from across the country are amazed and delighted to safely hold and pet these parrots. July 14 @ 11:00 am.

Charlie Brown: A hilarious multi-talented performer, Charlie manipulates his props and audiences with breathtaking skill. His special blend of absurd comedy and technical feats create a memorable experience for everyone! July 27 @ 10:15.

Smokey Bear: Smokey will visit the library to teach fire safety on August 3 @ 10:15.

Kids Day Camp: Be sure to register ahead of time if you plan to bring your child to Day Camp. Day Camp will feature crafts, games,  stories, lunch, and lots of fun. August 7 @ 10 am – 3 pm.