Libraries Rock! Summer Reading 2018

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Program materials can be picked up at Friday Memorial Library.


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 Birth through 3 years

Build a Better World

 


Benefits for early learners in a summer reading program:

Young children will gain self-confidence and a love for reading, books, and the library.

  • The groundwork will be laid for children to become lifelong readers and learners
  • Entire families will have the opportunity to participate in age-appropriate summer reading programs
  • Completion of the program will give children a sense of accomplishment and belonging
  • Parents and caregivers will gain knowledge about early literacy and
    learning activities at the library that they can continue at home

Program Materials:

All-Access Pass: includes instructions and a reading tracker.

Directions:

  1. Register
  2. Pick up the all-access pass
  3. Track your reading in the all-access pass
  4. Attend Babygarten each Monday at 10:00 am
  5. Return your completed all-access pass at the end of each month to earn prizes from local businesses

Prizes:

Prizes are given monthly from local businesses.

Each time you visit the Library, collect a stamp. Receive 3 stamps in a month to earn a free book. Additional stamps will earn raffle tickets.

Participate in Library programs. Receive a sticker at each event. For each sticker collected, you will receive one ticket for our raffle to win prizes from local sponsors.

 

Featured Classes:  check calendar

Babygarten: Mondays at 10:00 am

Rhymes, stories, and play time for children ages birth to 24 months. Check calendar for exact dates.

 

Performers: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

At the Old Gem Theater or Friday Memorial Library. Check our calendar for details.

 

 

 

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Age 4 through grade 5 

 


Libraries Rock

Benefits for children in a summer reading program:

Summer reading programs are designed to encourage elementary-aged
children to keep reading during summer vacation. Preventing the “summer
slide” continues to be the main objective.
For many families with elementary-aged children, the public library is
the only community space available during the summer months where they
can access free educational and cultural enrichment activities and
programs.

  • Children are motivated to read
  • Children develop positive attitudes about reading, books, and the library
  • Children maintain their reading skills during summer vacation
  • Children have access to experiences that further their sense of discovery
  • Children have access to experiences through which they can learn to work cooperatively

 


 

Program Materials:

Mayor Fred

All-Access Pass: includes instructions, reading tracker, and the Mayor's Reading Challenge.

 

Directions:

  1. Register
  2. Pick up the all-access pass.
  3. Attend the programs and classes for school-age children
  4. Track your reading in the all-access pass
  5. Return your completed all-access pass at the end of each month to earn prizes from local businesses
  6. Complete the Mayor's Reading Challenge (see all-access pass for details)

 

Prizes:

Prizes are given monthly from local businesses.

Successfully complete the booklet and choose a forever book.

Complete the Mayor's Reading Challenge and receive a special medal* and be recognized at the August 7, 2017 City Council Meeting.

*Medals sponsored by:Willilamson & Siler, S.C. & Bernard's Northtown.


    Culver's Family Fresh Pete's Pizza New Richmond AirportBernard's Northtown
         McDonald's Bremer Bank First National Community Bank
Centre Williamson & Siler, S.C. Attorneys at Law Old Gem Theater



Featuring:  check calendar

Magician, Kevin Hall: Tuesday, June 12 @ 6:00 pm in Glover Park. Bring a picnic dinner and join us on the lawn for a night of magic.

Performers: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

At the Old Gem Theater or Friday Memorial Library. Check our calendar for details.

June 6: Ken Lonnquist, Musician

June 13: A Classic Literature Theatre

June 20: Jeff McMullen, Comedian

June 27: Fantasy Corral Petting Zoo

July 11: Carnival in the Park

July 18: The Giant Bubble Show

July 25: Colossal Fossils

Classes:

Sit. Stay. Read.

Grab a book and read to one of our therapy dogs, Alaska & Caylee. This is a wonderful way for kids to practice their reading skills in a fun, non-threatening environment.

Alaska: Saturdays, June 2, July 7, & August 4 at 10:00 am

Caylee: Thursdays, June 7, July 5, & August 2 at 4:00 pm and Thursdays, June 21, July 19, & August 16 at 2:00 pm

 

 

Saturday Stories & More: 10:00 am

June 23: StoryWalk Author Visit  Enjoy some Saturday stories along with a sweet treat with a special adult.

July 21: Rocks of St. Croix County

August 18: Characters Welcome: Meet Curious George

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation Party  Whether your registering, participating, or recently graduated, come meet Winnie-The-Pooh and celebrate the 1000 Books program with Early Literacy Activities and fun.  Recommended for Kindergarten and younger.

 

Book Rocker

Rocktastic Crafts: Thursdays, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, and August 9 at 2:00 pm

Prepare to get messy. We will make various arts and crafts. Best for grades Kindergarten through 4th.


Bring your completed booklet to Friday Memorial Library at the end of July for a book of your choice.

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Teens grades 6-12

Benefits for teens in a summer reading program:

For many teen readers, the library
is the only space offering free access to age-appropriate programs,
resources, and expertise in their community.

  • Many teenagers find enjoyment in reading
  • High levels of literacy are needed for higher education and future employment
  • Most standardized tests that teenagers will take include a reading comprehension portion

 

Program Materials:

All-Access Pass: includes instructions and a reading tracker

Teens

Directions:

  1. Register
  2. Pick up the all-access pass
  3. Attend the programs and classes for teens
  4. Track your reading in the all-access pass
  5. Return your completed all-access pass at the end of each month to earn prizes from local businesses

 

Featured Classes:  check calendar

Teens

Teens On Demand

Build a Better Environment: at the library

Learn about what you can do to help the environment by helping us create a butterfly container garden at the library. Construct, paint, and plant.

Project made possible through a grant from the St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association (SCVMGA).

Build a Better Snack: in Civic Center basement

Ever wonder what foods may help your body perform better? Interested in sports nutrition? Or just want to create and enjoy a high energy snack? Come learn and munch with us!

Build a Better Community Through Service: at the library

Want to help others? We'll be doing some communitiy service by creating things people and animals in our community need.

Build a Better Engineering Challenge: in Civic Center basement

Think you can build the best bridge? How high can spaghetti hold a marshmallow? Engineering challenges for you and your friends.

 

Reading for Charity:

Reading for Charity: All June - August

Help those in need with what you read! For every book you read this summer, earn $1 toward the New Richmond based charity of your choice:

The Gap Fund

New Richmond Fine Arts Council

The Heritage Center

Sponsored by: First National Community Bank, Bremer Bank, & WESTconsin Credit Union

 

First National Community Bank Bremer Bank

Prizes:

Prizes are given weekly from local businesses

Successfully complete the booklet and choose a forever book.

 

 

          Culver's Family Fresh Pete's Pizza Kwik Trip  Centre 
           McDonald's Bremer Bank First National Community Bank Old Gem Theater

 

 Bring your completed booklet to Friday Memorial Library at the end of July for a book of your choice.

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Adults

AdultsWhy should kids have all the fun this summer? You too can have fun by participating in our summer reading program.


Program Materials:

Booklet: includes instructions and weekly book reviews

 

 

Directions:

  1. Register
  2. Pick up the adult booklet
  3. Each week check off 3 activities on your entry slip.
  4. Return by the end of the month for entry into the prize drawing.

 

 

 

Prizes:iPad Mini

The monthly prize drawing will include a basket of items from local businesses.

 

Increase your chances to win by attending select programs throughout the summer.

 

 

Friends of Friday Memorial Library*Prize baskets are sponsored by: the Friends of Friday Memorial Library



 

Featured Programs and Classes: check calendar

DIY Creative Workshops: Registration Required

Upcycled CDS & Geode Bath Bombs: Tuesday, June 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Learn Henna Tattoos: Tuesday, July 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Kindness Rocks & Game Rocks: Tuesday, August 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

 

 

Reading for Charity

 

Historic Walking Tour: Friday, June 22 at 10:00 am & 1:00 pm with New Richmond Heritage Center volunteers

Walk & learn about Historic New Richmond. Limited Space. Registration Required.

 

Geological Wonders of Western Wisconsin: Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 pm

This is a great opportunity to learn about rocks in our community, see different rock samples and also bring your own rocks to have identified. Presentation by Dr. William S. Cordua, Emeritus Professor of Geology at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

 

80s & 90s Throwback Party: Thursday, August 16 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wrap up the Summer Reading Program with a thowback party just for adults. Music, trivia & snacks. Wear your best 80s or 90s outfit. Registration Required.

 

 

Reading for Charity: All June - August

Help those in need with what you read! For every book you read this summer, earn $1 toward the New Richmond based charity of your choice:

The Gap Fund

New Richmond Fine Arts Council

The Heritage Center

Sponsored by: First National Community Bank, Bremer Bank, & WESTconsin Credit Union

 

First National Community Bank Bremer Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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