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Program Banner 2016 Summer Reading Program

June 3, 2016 - July 30, 2016

Pre-registration begins May 23, 2016

Prizes will not be given out after August 6, 2016

Welcome to this year's Reading Program! This year’s Summer Reading Program is all new, interactive and online. Signing up is free and easy, click “register" below to get started!

Parents: If you would like to create a Family Account, parents please register yourself first and then register your children under your account.





It’s simple: Earn points and collect badges for doing all kinds of stuff over the summer, like reading, playing games, coming to library events and experiencing things in your community.

Earn ten point for every book you add to your reading log. Once you hit 500 points, you earn a certificate and prize!

Wondering how to add family members, get badges, or play the games? Ask your friendly librarian or children's staff!

 

Welcome to the

Children’s Department

 

Children's Staff are:

Shiela M. Keaise,        

Children's Librarian

Samantha Brinson,       

Children's Services Assistant

Derrian Teal,   

Children's Services Assistant

and Book Bunch Volunteers

 

How it Works:

  • Register for an account.
  • Log in to your account, record your reading, and explore other ways to earn points. 
  • Play educational games, come to programs, compete in contests, answer quick questions, watch educational videos, and win prizes!
  • For more details, click on the tab for Summer Reading Program.

 

RULES:

  • Sign up the whole family or your group for the summer reading program offered by your local public library or school. (sign up to track your reading online).
  • Look for the SHOE name-tag in the Children's room on the Bulletin Board with participant's first and last name and a number.   
  • Participants will receive a certificate, medal & prize for reading 10, 30, 50 or 100 books. Other prizes will be given for badges earned.
  • Book Review do not have to be written for books read to receive prizes!
  • Read a variety of books (fiction, nonfiction, biography, DVDs, Books on CD, and eBooks).
  • Daycares/Groups, who read 50 or more books, will receive a prize, medal and certificate for each child. 
  • Several literary contests are available for children to participate and win prizes. Please see contest sheet for details.

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Reading Program (SRP)

Who can participate?
Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and children up the age 12 or sixth grade reading level!  Children too young to read by themselves are welcome to participate by having a parent or caretaker sign them up and read to them.

Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?
Of course! It’s all the same to us.

Can I count audiobooks and videos?
Yes, you can!

Can I join the program after its official start date?
Yes, you can! And if you can remember any reading that you’ve done after the official start date, you’re welcome to go back and count that.

Can I count reading that I’ve done before the official start date?
Sorry, but you may not count reading you’ve done before the official dates of the program.

Will I have to write the names of all of the children in my group to register for SRP?
No, you do not. Only if you register as a family will you be required to put every name of child registered.

What does my child receive if he attends weekly programs?

Not only do we offer door prizes at every program, if your child attends 3 programs in a week, he will receive a prize! 

How many prizes can my child receive for reading books?

A medal, a certificate and prizes.

Remember to include reading these:

3 Fiction (J/Je), 2 Nonfiction (JNF), 2 J Audio-Books or eBooks,

 1 JDVD, 1 Magazine, 1 Biography (JB)

Julian Reader: Science --Read 10 Books -  1 Prize                             

Jobs Reader: Technology--Read 30 Books -- 2 Prizes

Drew Reader: Engineering--Read 50 Books -- 3 Prizes

Einstein Reader: Mathematics --Read 100 Books -- 4 Prizes

 

THANK YOU FOR:

Being Quiet during Story times

Being Enthusiastic and Happy

Being Honest and Kind!

 

 All Programs are free to everyone & will be at the   

Colleton County Memorial Library!

 



 

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