Summer Reading 2020
This year, due to the COVID-19 virus, our annual summer reading program will look a lot different than in years past.
Story times and presentations will move to online. We are looking at using either a ZOOM room or Google Meets so that we can interact with kids during story time. Other presentations will be recorded and uploaded to our Social Media accounts like Facebook, as well as added to the website.
How it will work:
Participants will need to register - parents can go to our registration page to register their children. We have a short questionnaire to help us plan the best way to present the summer program this year, so this registration is very important. We also need it so we know how many packets to make each week.
Every Monday, starting on June 1st, we will have packets for kids and parents to pick up so kids will have them during our live, online story times on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. These packets will have various items such as activity pages, a free book to keep, items relating to that week's theme, and a craft sheet and some craft items that can be used to create the craft. We will encourage parents to send us pictures of the projects so we can post them on our Social Media to show off their projects. Everything in the packet is for your child to keep. We do not want anything returned, due to concerns of spreading the COVID-19 virus. But we would love pictures to show off your children's activities!
These packets will be divided into age groups and placed in boxes labeled with the appropriate age range, outside the library. You will pick one up for each child on Mondays between 10 am and 12 pm, starting June 1st.
You can also download the packet and print yourself if you are unable to pick up a packet. New ones will be added every week by Monday morning.
we are planning other things in addition to story time and those activities, like our Reading Buddy stuffed animal program that you can register for if you haven't already indicated on Facebook that you want them.. These will be available on the Monday prior to the program in July.
We also plan to post fun things to do with the family each week Watch the website, Facebook, and newspaper to find out when these activities will be.
This is an unusual time, and we have worked hard to create our summer reading program from the ground up using different technology than we have used before, and thinking outside the box to provide a fun, educational program for our kids this year. We hope you all enjoy the program.