SUMMER LIBRARY PROGRAM 2018
READ ‘N BEAD (and Rock!)
PRINT OUT A GAMEBOARD K – 6th Grade
(YOU ALSO GET THIS WITH YOUR REGISTRATION PACKET)
THEME: WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Enter our annual Summer Bookmark Contest! This year it is open to everyone (we have teen and adult categories as well as kids!)! Pick up a form from the library or print one from the link below. All entries must be created on the form!
ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE BY AUGUST 1st
Math is just as important as reading to keep learning over the summer!
When you sign up for summer reading everyone gets a constellation chart to fill out with stars for every math problem you do…check out the Bedtime Math website or download the app to get a daily math problem that is good for all ages!
Books and audio you can take with you…24/7
Online books to read and listen:
You can download Libby from the app store and access all the ebook, audiobooks and listen to them right on your device! Just search for the Merrimack Valley Consortium
Did you know that you can get a FREE online Boston Public Library card and take advantage of all their online audio, ebooks, and databases? Open to all residents of Massachusetts!
LISTEN TO A PODCAST!
One of the game board challenges is to listen to a podcast! This great short radio-like shows can be packed with tons of information or delightfully silly stories for all ages!
Check out this podcasts lists to get you started!
Links About Summer Reading
Summer Reading Fun from Kate DiCamillo
Ways to help kids succeed in school
CA Library on Importance of Summer Reading
Importance of Reading over the Summer
Don’t Stress About Summer Reading
Preschool Summer Suggestions from Curious George
Libraries Rock! is sponsored by your local library, Amesbury Youth Funding, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Friends of the Amesbury Library, and local businesses.