Summer Reading 2022

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Registration begins June 6th

Are you already participating in one of our other Reading Programs?

Follow these directions to link the accounts.

How to participate:

  • Register, Read and Record the books you read or are read to you.
  • Find missions in your Summer Reading account for more points. New missions open weekly beginning June 6th.
  • Reading earns you points that you can use to buy virtual raffle tickets for prizes.
  • Along with points for raffle tickets you will also earn small incentive prizes.  Watch your Summer Reading account for notification.
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mportant Dates:

  • Register, Participate, & Earn Points: June 6th - July 23rd
  • Achieve badges through points: June 6th - July 23rd
  • Pick up badge prizes: starting June 13th (as supplies last - Pre-readers and Kids)
  • Use your points on raffles: June 6th - July 30th
  • Raffles begin: Aug 2nd (Pre-readers and Kids)
  • Winners announced the first week of August

How do I earn points and get badges?

Pre-Readers

  • Listen to someone as they read you a book – 20 points
  • Read a book - 20 points
  • Play a summer reading game – 20 points
  • Complete activities in the Pre-Readers Missions- 20 points per activity
  • Come to library programs – 100 points
  • Complete a June or July Treasure Hunt - 100 points
  • Earn points many ways, but get badges by reading

How do I use points and win prizes?

Pre-Readers

Use points to purchase raffle tickets for prizes

Kids

  • Read – 1 point for every minute
  • Play a summer reading game – 20 points
  • Complete activities in the Kids Missions- 20 points per activity
  • Come to library programs – 100 points
  • Complete a June or July Treasure Hunt - 100 points
  • Earn points many ways, but get badges by reading

How do I use points and win prizes?

Kids

Use point to purchase raffle tickets for prizes


Thank you to our 2022 Summer Reading Sponsors and Program Providers

  • Sponsor List
  • Please visit our sponsors and thank them for their generous support!

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Program Schedule:

Adventures in Story Time

Story Time and Craft Activity

Tuesdays and Wednesdays (6/14 - 7/27) 10:00 am

Story Tower

  • Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft designed around a theme
  • Designed for 2-6 year olds.

Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

Thursdays 3:15pm

Saturdays 10:00 am 

(6/16-7/23)

Story Tower

  • Enjoy stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.  
  • Designed for 0-2 year olds and their grownup. 

Story time with Honey Queen

Friday, June 24th 

10 am

Community Room

  • Continue the city-wide celebration of Pollinator week with a special Story Time with the Honey Queen
  • Children of all ages welcome.

Take and Make Kids Kit - 

Moving Fish 

Available June 13th

For kids ages 6-12

  •  Each kit includes supplies for a craft or activity designed to engage your child’s imagination and creativity. 
  • Each kit will include all the supplies needed for a child 6-12 
  • Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis, no registration is required.
  • May be picked up at the Children's Desk.

Take and Make Kids Kit - 

Jellyfish in a Bottle

Available July 1st 

For kids ages 6-12

  •  Each kit includes supplies for a craft or activity designed to engage your child’s imagination and creativity. 
  • Each kit will include all the supplies needed for a child 6-12 
  • Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis, no registration is required.
  • May be picked up at  the Children's Desk.

Treasure Hunt

June 13th - June 30th

July 1st - July 23rd

  • Earn extra points in your Summer Reading account
  • Pick up a treasure hunt at the Children's Desk
  • Find all the images in the Children's area
  • Return hunt to the Children's desk for a special code!


Art Explorers:

Art Club for Tweens

June 23rd 4pm

July 21st 4pm

For kids ages 9-12

Craft Corner

  • Unleash your inner-artist by exploring fun art concepts. 
  • No pre-registration required. 

Artist Visit

Pop Art Workshop

Michael Albert

Friday, July 1st 2-4pm

Registration Required

  • Join New York-based American Pop artist and author for a pop art workshop. 
  • You will be using cereal and other food boxes to create works of art
  • Check out his website!  www.michaelalbert.com

Story Time Adventurers

Thursdays (6/16-7/21)

10 am 

Community Room*

(unless otherwise noted)

These fun weekly programs for kids 2-6 are educational and presented by community partners:

  • June 16th - STEM with Matt
  • June 23rd - Beekeeping
  • June 30th - MT Audubon Center
  • July 7th - Yoga @ Riverfront Park 7277  State Secondary Hwy 416
  • July 14th - NOVA Theatre
  • July 21st - ZooMontana

Junior Explorers 

Wednesdays (6/15-7/21)

3pm 

Community Room*

(unless otherwise noted)

These weekly programs are STEAM based for kids 6-12  and presented by community partners:

  • June 15th - Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  • June 22nd - Adventure Scuba
  • June 29 - Tour @ Swanky Roots (8333 Story Rd) registration required
  • July 6 - National Weather Service
  • July 13 - Montana Audubon Center
  • July 20 - ZooMontana