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2016 Summer Reading Info Flyer for a downloadable/printable Adobe PDF


Library staff and Summer Reading Program Committee members are excited to promote learning through a full schedule of programs and activities in the month of June surrounding the theme “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!  and for the teens “Get in the Game READ”. for the program begins June 8th, 2016 at 9:00 am.  Friends of the Library and Coleman ACE Summer Program will sponsor a program presented by “Epic Entertainment”, a motivational game show including a mascot, speaker, skits and games with a positive message.  (Registration will continue when the program is finished.)  Friends of the Library will provide refreshments during the event.

Programs will be held Wednesday, June 15th & 22nd.  Awards Day will be June 22nd at 10:00 am. *PLEASE NOTE there will be a time change for grade levels.

1st & 2nd grades will begin at 9:30 AM and end by 10:30 AM.

3rd, 4th & 5th grades will begin at 10:30 AM and end by 11:30 AM.“Get in the Game Read” (Teen Book Club), will meet at 11:00 – 12:00 noon, June 15th & 22nd.  Each program teens will spend time reading “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel, and have a book discussion.  The Teen Book Club is led by Bridget Wakefield.                                                                                           & Kindergarten ages will begin 2:00 pm and end when each child has finished their craft or project and checked out their books.

For each grade level a schedule of events and reading requirements will be handed out to children or parents at registration.  Each child will receive a reading log, pencil and a book bag for the program.  Children will look forward to programs that include stories, crafts and activities. 

There will be a coloring contest for Toddler/Pre-K & Kindergartens, 1st& 2nd grades, 3rd-5th grades and the Teen Book Club.  Winners will receive a prize. 

Award’s Day, June 29th, 2016 10:00 AM – Those completing the program and receiving a reading certificate will be included in the grand prize drawing.  Toddlers will have a drawing for five t-shirts and a grand prize winner.  The top five readers in each grade level, 1st – 5th grades, will receive a t-shirt and those will be included in the drawing for a grand prize. 

Teens attending both book discussions will be eligible for a chance to win a t-shirt and grand prize.     

After the awards have been completed those attending will be invited to enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, dessert and a drink furnished by the Friends of the Library.

Committee members for the 2016 Summer Reading Program are: Friends of the Library President Dixie Bible. Sandra Rose, Jessica Phillips, Bridget Beal, Sarah Beal, Debbie Faries, Mona Turner.

For additional information or questions contact the circulation desk or phone 325-625-3043, during regular library hours.


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For additional information or questions contact the circulation desk or phone 325-625-3043, during regular library hours.

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2016 Summer Reading Info Flyer