Summer Reading Club

Children starting at birth and students up through twelfth grade may participate in the summer reading club. Keep your reading skills sharp or develop early literacy skills while earning stamps and collecting a reward at completion. Sign up at the Children’s and Youth Services desk at the Main branch and the Madison branch.

We Are Family!: For Children Entering Fifth Grade and under
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Monday, August 7, 2017
Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department and the Madison Branch

Family can mean many things: the people we live with, our friends, our community, our world and even our animal families! Be a part of Lakewood Public Library family by reading this summer. Join our Summer Reading Club and read thirty books, thirty chapters or for thirty hours over the summer. Visit the Reading Club desk once a week to collect stamps and tickets toward prize drawings. Receive a certificate, a nameplate and pick out a book to own when you finish.

 

Roots Give Us Wings: For Students Entering Sixth through Twelfth Grade
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Monday, August 7, 2017
Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department and the Madison Branch

Add some fun to your summer reading requirements. Make your way through thirty books or read for thirty hours and earn prizes along the way. Pick out a book to own when you finish. Stop by the Reading Club desk to sign up or learn more.

 

We Are Family! Crafts: For You and Your School-Age Child
Mondays through Thursdays, June 5, 2017 to July 28, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department and the Madison Branch

Drop in for a different craft each week and bring an adult for handmade fun.

 

We Are Family! Scavenger Hunt: For All Ages
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Monday, August 7, 2017
Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department

Children are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Club scavenger hunt by looking for pictures of animal families placed throughout the children’s area of the Library. The hunt lasts all summer. Enter your completed scavenger hunt sheet in a drawing for a prize! Pick up a scavenger hunt list at the Children’s and Youth Services desk.

 

We Are Family Summer Reading Party: For Children Entering Fifth Grade and under
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Madison Park Pavilion

Celebrate the end of a great summer of reading with games and activities. Summer Reading Club members who bring their completed reading record will participate in an extra fun activity.

 

Teen Party Family Reunion: For Students Entering Sixth through Twelfth Grade
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Main Library Multipurpose Room

Teens join us to celebrate your completion of summer reading club. This year we’ll have all the awkward fun of a family reunion. We’ll make t-shirts and play games and challenges that you may have played at your last family reunion. To complete the party we’ll take our own version of “awkward” family photos. Registration is required.