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 stamp, sticker and 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 in June & July
  5. Return your completed all-access pass at the end of each month to earn prizes from local businesses

Prizes:

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.

Read to your child often. Meet your reading goal to receive coupons for prizes from local sponsors.

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. Stickers will only be available at events.

All-access passes must be redeemed at Friday Memorial Library:

June: June 25 to July 7

July: July 30 to August 11

August: August 27 to September 8

 

Featured Classes:  check calendar

Babygarten: Mondays at 10:00 am in June & July - Beginning June 11

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

 

Performers: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

All Wednesday performers will be in Glover Park unless otherwise noted. 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, stamp, sticker and reading tracker.

 

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:

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.

Read for 20 minutes each day and mark off the days on the provided calendar. Meet your reading goal to receive coupons for prizes from local sponsors.

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. Stickers will only be available at events.

All-access passes must be redeemed at Friday Memorial Library:

June: June 25 to July 7

July: July 30 to August 11

August: August 27 to September 8

 

Complete the Mayor's Reading Challenge and receive a special medal* and be recognized at the August 13, 2018 City Council Meeting.

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


    Culver's Kwik Trip Pete's Pizza New Richmond AirportBernard's Northtown
         McDonald's Bremer Bank First National Community BankTaco Bell
Centre Williamson & Siler, S.C. Attorneys at Law Papa Murphy's



Featuring:  check calendar

Magician, Kevin Hall: Tuesday, June 12 @ 6:00 pm in Glover Park. Bring a picnic dinner and join us in Glover Park for a Balloon Spectacular.

Performers: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

All Wednesday performers will be in Glover Park unless otherwise noted. Check our calendar for details.

June 6: Ken Lonnquist, Musician

June 13: A Classic Literature Theatre at the Old Gem Theater

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™:  with Author Rick Chrustowski  Join us at Mary Park as we explore the latest installment, Bee Dance, with author and illustrator Rick Chrustowski.

July 28: Rocks of St. Croix County: Learn about the various rocks found in St. Croix County.  Bring your own rock to be identified. 

August 25: Characters Welcome: Meet Curious George: Meet Curious George and help us celebrate our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduates of 2017-2018! Everyone is welcome to share in this interactive storytime with Curious George.

  

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 Grade.

 

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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 stamp, sticker and 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

 

Prizes:

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.

Read for 30 minutes each day and mark off the days on the provided calendar. Meet your reading goal to receive coupons for prizes from local sponsors.

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. Stickers will only be available at events.

All-access passes must be redeemed at Friday Memorial Library:

June: June 25 to July 7

July: July 30 to August 11

August: August 27 to September 8

 

          Culver's Taco Bell Pete's Pizza Kwik Trip    RadioShack
           McDonald's Bremer Bank First National Community BankCentre Papa Murphy's
Jimmy Johns Moore Imprints Dairy QueenMainstreet Pizza St. Croix Harley-Davidson

Featured Classes:  check calendar

TeensTeens On Demand

Stop by the Library to partcipate on your schedule. Activities will be available in the teen area or by stopping at the front desk.

June 11-16: Movies with "The Rock"

Watch Rampage, Jumanji, San Andreas and more...

June 18-23: Stone Conversation Starters

Create your own set

June 25-30: Guitar Pick Key Chain/Jewelry

DIY to match your style

July 2-7: PS2 Guitar Hero II

Stop in and play

July 9-14: Painted Rock Photo Holder

  A DIY to match any style

July 16-21: Rock the Locks

A digital escape room competition

July 23-28: Pebble Art

Create your own wall decor

 

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: All June - August

Are you a rock for our community?

For every item read over the summer, $1.00 will be donated to one of the charities listed below, your choice.  Pick your favorite charity or change each time – we don’t mind!

Friday Memorial Library along with our sponsors Bremer Bank, First National Community Bank and WESTconsin Credit Union would like to invite you to be a rock by reading this summer! Being a rock means supporting our community and helping others in need. It’s easy to help, just keep reading and submit a completed form after finishing a book or audiobook. Forms can be picked up at the Library or downloaded here.

 

The Heritage Center

New Richmond Fine Arts Council

New Richmond School District Gap Fund

Sponsored by:

First National Community Bank Bremer Bank

 

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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. We are excited to offer a variety of classes and events for adults.

Program Materials:

All-Access Pass: includes instructions and weekly activity trackers for each month

Directions:

  1. Register
  2. Pick up the adult all-access pass
  3. Each week complete 3 activities on your entry slip
  4. Return slips by the end of the month for entry into the prize drawing

June: June 29

July: July 27

August: August 24

Prizes:Boombox

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.

 

Dunn Bros Coffee
Family Fresh Loganberry Logo Moo Jo's

 


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.

 

The Art of Stone Balancing with Peter Juhl: Monday, August 20 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn a new skill that looks like magic and combines elements of meditation, sculpture, and performance art. Peter Juhl will introduce the art of stone balancing with a presentation full of photos and stories. He’ll explain the fundamentals, using shape, weight, and friction to create impossible looking arrangements from ordinary stones. There will be hands-on time and coaching to help you develop your new-found abilities You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish after this session. Rocks will be provided.

 

Reading for Charity: All June - August

Are you a rock for our community?

For every item read over the summer, $1.00 will be donated to one of the charities listed below, your choice.  Pick your favorite charity or change each time – we don’t mind!

Friday Memorial Library along with our sponsors Bremer Bank, First National Community Bank and WESTconsin Credit Union would like to invite you to be a rock by reading this summer! Being a rock means supporting our community and helping others in need. It’s easy to help, just keep reading and submit a completed form after finishing a book or audiobook. Forms can be picked up at the Library or downloaded here.

The Heritage Center

New Richmond Fine Arts Council

New Richmond School District Gap Fund

Sponsored by:

First National Community Bank Bremer Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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