UPDATE on August Schedule
AUGUST 2019 WHAT’S HAPPENING?
- Story Time, 2 Fridays, August 2 and 16 @
10:30 am. This is a family story time, all ages are welcome. Story Time is followed by snacks. Those with allergies please let us know.
- Chewonki Visits! 2 Fridays, August 9 and 23
@ 11:00 am. August 9th we welcome the
Tide Pool Presentation in the Reading Room and on August 23th the Bug
Mobile will visit. Call with questions.
Reading Club Announcements:
- Read-To-Me parents, please stop by with list of 20 books if you have not already AND all may pick up the gift bag for your child.
- Last day to report is Wednesday, August 14.
- Celebration Pool and Pizza Party is at the Wiscasset Rec Center at 1:00—3:00pm. If your child is under
5 you must enter the pool with the child. We will
Serve watermelon, pizza, lemonade, ice tea and
Cookies. (If you child is allergic, call beforehand so we can try to
accommodate them.) Winners of raffles will be
announced at the party. Attendance not required
Wiscasset Public Library CHILDREN’S ROOM
Invites you to join the
2019 SUMMER READING CLUB 2019
GOAL: To keep our kids excited about reading during the school break so they do not suffer summer slide.*
Sign-up begins June 11 and runs through the end of July ending 7/31. Reporting begins July 2 and ends August 13.
For Babies & Toddlers there will be a Read to Me Program.
Read 20 books to your child listing the title and author. Turn in your list and receive a gift that includes a soft toy, a book, and lacing card and an invitation to the pool party.
FOR GRADES PRE-K THROUGH GRADE 6 OR AGES 4—11
Read 6 books. Reporting begins Tuesday, July 2.
For long books, every 100 pages count as 1 book. 2 graphic novels count as one book. All forms of books and reading count including eBooks & audio books. How to report on your books. Book reviews are available at library. Write up your review and bring it in. If your child is too young to write, you may record your child’s review for him or her, or, you may report to the Librarian directly. For each of your first 5 books you will receive an incentive. For book 6 you will receive your last incentive, a raffle ticket to try to win one of the grand prizes and an invitation to the reading club celebration which we hope to be a pool party with pizza and watermelon at Wiscasset Recreation Center.** For each book past 6 you will continue to receive raffle tickets so you will have more chances to win one of the grand prizes!
FOR GRADES 7 AND UP, AGES 12 and up.
Read 3 books. Reporting begins Tuesday, July 2. 2 graphic novels count as one book. EBooks & audio books also count. Report on your book and receive a raffle ticket to try to win $50 gift card and four tickets to Monkey C Monkey Do!
JOIN THE FUN THIS SUMMER AT YOUR WPL CHILDREN’S ROOM!
*It is proven that children that do not read during vacation will slide behind their reading peers. **Children age 5 and under will need an adult with them.
Dates coming soon for Chewonki Visits. Storytime will continue @ 10:30 on Friday Mornings. Crafts will be available all summer.