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2020 Summer Reading Program for Kids and Families!

   
Click the images above for printable PDFS of the Children's and Family Summer Reading BINGO cards!

 

REGISTER FOR SUMMER READING RIGHT NOW!
You must register in order to win prizes and participate in online events! Register by filling out the form here.

 

Win prizes with our reading BINGO card! (June 15 - July 24)
Our children’s Summer Reading BINGO card will encourage your child to read different kinds of books and complete fun learning activities this summer! Earn a BINGO for 1 prize entry, or complete the entire card for 5 entries. We’ll have a BINGO card for kids ages 5-10, and a separate Family card, especially for families with children under 5.

BINGO cards will be available on our website starting June 15, or you can pick them up at any of our activity kit pick-up locations. You can email completed BINGO cards to youthservices@flpl.org or deposit them in our media drop outside the building. The last day to turn in your card will be July 24.

 

Winners will be announced July 31. Prizes include gift cards to local businesses including King Drive-In, The Artsy Place, Yummies, Miami Ice, Top End Gaming, Sky Zone, Chick-fil-A, Children’s Museum of the Shoals, and more!


 

Programs
June 15-July 17 (excluding the week of June 29-July 5)

Take It and Make It! 

Each week, we’ll have a take-home bag with two fun activities for you to do at home! There will be one craft and one STEAM activity in each bag.

These bags be available to pick up each Monday starting at noon, at the following locations:

Florence-Lauderdale Public Library
Miami Ice in Killen
Waterloo Library
Cornerstone Church of Christ in the Central community

Each activity kit will be available while supplies last. Join us online every Wednesday for a video about each kit!


Online Program schedule

Mondays:
Live Weekly Announcements (Video)
Join Ms. Jessica as she talks about all the fun planned for the week! These will be broadcast live on the Youth Services Facebook page each Monday afternoon by 2:00 pm.

 

Tuesdays:
Virtual Story Time (Video)
We’ll share a new online storytime each week! These will be available on Facebook and Youtube by 2:00 pm.

 

Wednesdays:
Take-It and Make It (Video)
You’ve picked up your activity kit bag--now join us as we talk about the activity and show you how to do it! The video will be available on Facebook and Youtube by 2:00 pm.

 

STEAM Share (Interactive Facebook Post)
We’ll have a dedicated post on our Facebook page where you can share photos of what you made for the STEAM activity from the take-home kits! 

 

Thursdays:
Yummy Stories (Video)
Our most popular Summer Reading event goes online! Be sure to check out our Virtual Story Time and then join us to make a related snack at home! We’ll share the ingredient list ahead of time each week. The video will be available on Facebook and Youtube by 2:00 pm.


Fridays at 10:30 am:
Babies Love the Library (Zoom Meeting)
For babies up to 24 months and their caregivers! We’ll have fun with songs, fingerplays, and stories. Email youthservices@flpl.org to get the Zoom invitation.

Saturdays at 10:30 (beginning July 4)
Virtual Magic with Steve Trash!
Starting Saturday July 4, Steve Trash will do a weekly LIVE virtual magic event via Zoom! Everyone who signs up registers for the children’s or family Summer Reading Program will get the invitation to participate! Register here.