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Posted on: May 10, 2023

All Together Now Summer Reading Program

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Track Your Reading

Track your reading online, or download the Beanstack app onto your device. Use Beanstack to log how many minutes you spend reading. (There is even a timer in the app!) As you log your reading, you can collect virtual "reading badges." Throughout the summer, you can stop by the library to select a prize from our treasure box for each reading badge you have earned.

Win Prizes

For being a Summer Reader, your name will be entered into drawings for prizes. The more you read, the more entries you will earn. We will draw prize winners weekly. Also, at the end of the summer we will draw for several bigger prizes in our Grand Prize Drawing on July 24th. 

The first week of reading runs May 30th - June 4th. We will draw for prizes at the end of each week. The last day to log minutes is Saturday, July 22nd.

Attend Programs

We have lots of fun things happening almost every day at the library this summer! By participating in different activities, you can earn special "activity badges" in Beanstack. These badges earn you additional entries into our weekly prize drawings as well additional entries for the Grand Prize Drawing at the end of the summer.

The fun kicks off with Lew-E's Comedy Circus. Come see Lew-E and his pal Oogly at the library Tuesday, May 30th @2 pm for one of the most captivating and funny one-man shows you can watch today! Lew-E’s show features amazing feats of juggling, hilarious comedy magic, and lots of audience participation.

The nursing students from Jefferson State Community College have some fun games and activities to keep us healthy this summer. It all starts with our Physical Health on Monday, June 5th @2 pm.

Kids age 8-12 can register for out STEAM TEAM program on Thursdays starting with our first session on June 1st @2 pm. Join Ms. Melanie & Ms. Rebecca in the Maker Space for different STEAM related activities. Registration required

Don't miss the Science Guys of Nashville on Tuesday, June 20th as they present "All Together Now: An Electromagnetic Adventure." This summer we will be exploring the laws of attraction and repulsion, what brings us together and what keeps us apart, through one of our very favorite forces... electromagnetism.

Our friends from the Alabama Wildlife Center are bringing some local birds of prey on Tuesday, June 27th @2 pm. Get ready to see a variety of raptors up close and learn all about them.

If you like constructing with Legos, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles and other building blocks, then Come to the Children's Department each Friday @10 am starting June 2nd. Build on your own project or work together with friends to make a spectacular creation.

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