Summer Reading Program Planned at Local Library

Area children are invited to join the Tails about Tales Summer Reading Program at the Ainsworth Public Library during the month of June.  We have lots of fun planned for the children Preschool to 4th grade.  Please note that due to Covid-19, we will not be holding a Toddler Time this year.

The sign-up period will be from May 1st till May 15th   by way of a survey on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Ainsworthlibrary) and on the library’s website (libraries.ne.gov/ainsworth), or in person at the Library   We will go by the grade just completed in the school year of 2020-2021.

The Preschool Summer Story Hour will be for the children aged four and five (that have not yet been in Kindergarten).  They will meet from 1-1:45 p.m. on June 1st, June 8th, June 15th, and June 22nd.  This group will not be keeping track of reading time.

In the Reading Program for the Kindergarten to Fourth Grade group, students will keep tract of the number of minutes/hours spent reading from June 1st to June 30th   by way of the Reader Zone On-Line Program.  You will need to sign up with the Reader Zone app and the code that is assigned to our library (4a00f).  You may access Reader Zone by way of smart phone, tablet, or computer.  Prizes will be handed out to readers that qualify for prizes after July 1st.

The Fun-Hour for the grade school students will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays in June. Kindergarten and First Grade students will meet on Tuesdays (June 1st, June 8th, June 15th, and June 22nd.  Kindergarten will be at the Library from 2-2:45 p.m. and the First Graders from 3-3:45 p.m.  The Second, Third, and Fourth Grade Fun-Hour will be held from Thursday (June 3rd, June 10th, June 17th, and June 24rd).  Second Grade will be at the Library 1-1:45 p.m.; Third Grade from 2-2:45 p.m. and the Fourth Grade from 3-3:45 p.m.

Plans are being made for Middle School students to engage in some Maker Space Activities in July.  Be watching for more information on this as July gets closer.

The Public Library has planned programs to keep your children reading and learning all summer.  It is a known fact that children who join in summer reading programs keep their minds active and enter school in the fall ready to learn and ready to succeed.  For more information on the upcoming Reading Program, please call the Ainsworth Public Library at 403-387-2032 or stop by the library.

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