Summer Reading 2020
Celebrate a season of reading with Summer Spotlight At Home Edition:
Saturday, June 6 – Saturday, September 5, 2020
For ages birth - 18
We have an entire summer of exciting at-home events and mail-out/pickup options for you and your family.
- Download and print our age-specific 16-page activity book and reading log. (We're sorry; all 2700 of our pre-printed packets have been claimed).
- Look below for more information on library events including virtual performances (featuring library staff and some favorite performers), weekly online activities, mail-out and pickup events such as arts workshops and escape rooms
- Earn entries into our summer prize drawings for Barnes & Noble gift cards
Why ParticipateEngaging in learning activities this summer will get your kids ready to go back to school in the fall *fingers crossed*. Summer Spotlight At Home features many fun and educational screen-free and real life activities.
How To Participate
Summer Spotlight At Home Paper PacketDownload and print our age-specific 16-page Summer Spotlight activity booklet and reading log.
Online Reading Log Option Hosted by Beanstack, Summer Spotlight Online is an easy way to track your reading all summer long. Stay motivated with virtual badges and be entered into the same prize drawing.
Grownups: There is an online reading challenge so that you can read (and compete) along with your kids.
To see all Summer Spotlight at Home events, visit our events page. We are offering additional arts workshops, mail-out escape rooms, and other opportunities. For announcements about these opportunities as they are scheduled, sign up for our Kids, Teens, and Families Newsletter (All in-library events are canceled through the end of August).
This summer, we will be posting new content each weekday. See the schedule and links below!
|Monday||Spotlight Storytimes featuring staff, some favorite performers, and some family pets|
|Tuesday||Family Trivia based on our Summer Spotlight at Home weekly theme|
|Wednesday||Workout Wednesday - help Silver Medal Sarah go for the gold with a variety of physical activities to try from wherever you are this summer|
|Thursday||Special Performances featuring some of our favorites including Lalo's Lunchbox, the Jolly Pops, and more|
|Friday||Friday Science Fun! - explore a different science concept with some Professor Prchal and library staff|
|Saturday & Sunday||Family Fun Break - each week we'll have a family challenge for you to complete together. We may even ask you to share a photo of the results!|
Each full-color activity book contains 12 weekly activities, reading logs, and entries into our prize drawings. Download and print the booklet below.
Download and print these additional activities to expand your summer fun.
Art Adventure: Handprint Art, recommended for ages 0-2
Game Adventure: Song Cube, recommended for ages 0-5
Game Adventure: DIY Candyland, recommended for ages 3-5
Mail Adventure: Postcard, recommended for ages 0-5
STEM Adventure: Tangram Art, recommended for ages 3-5
Game Adventure: DIY Candyland, recommended for ages 6-8
Game Adventure: DIY Clue, recommened for ages 9-11
Mail Adventure: Postcard, recommended for ages 6-11
STEM Adventure: Airplane Challenge, recommended for ages 6-11
Download and print activities sheets and instructions created by our performers.
Mike and David Show
Craft-along with Maria
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the library's Spotlight Crew. We're sorry; we are unable run our Spotlight Crew program this summer. Sign up to receive our Summer Spotlight At Home Teen Packet for other ideas on how to help in your community.
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