Normal Public Library Summer Reading Programs
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Upcoming Activities
Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
5:30 PM
Description

Please note that this activity is offsite at Illinois Wesleyan University's track and other locations, to be determined.

Visit our booth at Kids Run for Fun to sign up for Summer Reading or just say "Hi!"

Kids Run for Fun starts at 6:00. Learn more about the program and see a schedule here.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Offsite
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Listen to The Tell-Tale Start - the first book in The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe series by Gordon McAlpine - and conduct experiments inspired by the book.

Misadventures in STEAM: Experimental Book Club meets Monday nights from 6:00 to 7:00 and Tuesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00 from June 6 through July 26. There will be no sessions on July 4 and July 5.

This activity is for eight- to twelve-year-olds and their families, but everyone is welcome. Kids under eight, please be sure to bring your grown-up.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room A,B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Listen to The Tell-Tale Start - the first book in The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe series by Gordon McAlpine - and conduct experiments inspired by the book.

Misadventures in STEAM: Experimental Book Club meets Monday nights from 6:00 to 7:00 and Tuesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00 
from June 6 through July 26. There will be no sessions on July 4 and July 5.

This activity is for eight- to twelve-year-olds and their families, but everyone is welcome. Kids under eight, please be sure to bring your grown-up.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room A,B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities about a different theme each week.

Summer Story Hour is Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:45 and Wednesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:15, from June 7 to July 20.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room A,B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities about a different theme each week.

Summer Story Hour is Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:45 and Wednesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:15, from June 7 to July 20.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room A,B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Our youngest patrons can join us for short books, songs, finger plays, and bubbles.

Summer Baby Rock is Wednesday evenings from at 6:00 and Thursday mornings at 9:30 and from 10:30, from June 8 to July 21.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Book Nook
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
9:30 AM
Description

Our youngest patrons can join us for short books, songs, finger plays, and bubbles.

Summer Baby Rock is Wednesday evenings at 6:00 and Thursday mornings at 9:30 and from 10:30, from June 8 to July 21.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Our youngest patrons can join us for short books, songs, finger plays, and bubbles.

Summer Baby Rock is Wednesday evenings at 6:00 and Thursday mornings at 9:30 and from 10:30, from June 8 to July 21.
This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Listen to The Lorax and learn about the importance of taking care of our planet. You'll also get to make a plant-able pot from newspaper!

A big "Thank you!" to the Ecology Action Center for putting on this free event!

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Community Room A,B
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
6:15 PM
Description

Please note that this activity is offsite at Uptown Circle.

Enjoy a free outdoor concert and stop by our table to sign up for Summer Reading or just say "Hi!"

Loungeabout the Roundabout starts at 6:30 and generally runs until about 8:30. Learn more about Loungeabout the Roundabout and see a schedule here.
Location
Offsite
Library
Normal Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 2016
Time
5:30 PM
Description

Please note that this activity is offsite at Illinois Wesleyan University's track and other locations, to be determined.

Visit our booth at Kids Run for Fun to sign up for Summer Reading or just say "Hi!"

Kids Run for Fun starts at 6:00. Learn more about the program and see a schedule here.

This activity is part of the Summer Reading Program. Learn more and register here.
Location
Offsite
Library
Normal Public Library

The program has not started yet but will begin on Wednesday, June 01, 2016.
Program Information
Summer Reading Programs will begin on June 1st!


The Kids SRP is for children from birth through 6th grade.


Here's how the program works - read books to earn book bucks to buy prizes at the library. There will also be a lot of great activities that you can come to over the summer!

Each reading log is 5 books or 2 1/2 hours, whichever comes first and is at your own reading level.

Books read beginning June 1 count for the Summer Reading Program.

Important Dates to remember:

June 1 - first day you can register for the Summer Reading Program and start counting your reading

July 12 - the Book Bonanza opens and tickets for the 4th-6th grade bonus party will be available

August 8 - the last day to turn in reading logs and GRAB logs, last day to pick up and spend book bucks, and last day for the Book Bonanza.

If you have any questions about the program please email the Children's Department at kids@normalpl.org or call us at 309.454.4668.

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