Summer Reading Program 2022

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Program Overview

The 2022 Summer Reading Program will be June 1 - July 31. We are excited about this year's fully in-person program. The 2022 SRP theme is Oceans of Possibilities so we will be featuring a lot of ocean and sealife stories, crafts, and activities. We will be using ReadSquared to manage participation again this year. With ReadSquared, you can log your reading, earn badges, be entered into prize drawings, play mini-games, and complete missions. Summer Reading Program is open to all ages, birth to adult. Register for the program that fits your age group: Pre-K (0-5), Children (5-12), Teen (12-18), or Adult (18-19+). If you have a Super Reader (reads 2+ hours a day), please talk to a librarian about the Marlins program after they are registered in the Children or Teen Program. 

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Events

Weekly Programs:

  • Tuesdays: Drop in STEAM activity  stop by anytime 11 AM - 3 PM to make a craft or do a science activity

  • Wednesday: Storytime 10 AM for pre-k and 1 PM for school-age 

Monthly Programs:

  • Adult Book Clubs

  • Adult Craft Programs - painting and jewelry making

  • Family Fun Nights - Game Night and Trivia Night open to all ages

  • Fourth Friday Free Play for preschoolers

Additional Programs:

  • Kids Programs: Magic Show, Drum Circle, and Live Animals

  • Dragon's Stuffed Animal Sleepover

  • Reading with Rover

  • Pop-up programs - be on the lookout for additional programs to be added during the summer. These will be posted on social media and our website.

Missions in ReadSquared also include these fun activities:

  • reading challenges

  • scavenger hunts

  • daily trivia (a new question will be on display at the library each day)

Battle of the Books

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Krum Public Library will be in a friendly competition this summer with our friends at Sanger Public Library. The library that logs the most reading points June 1st—July 30th will win the Battle of the Books! Be sure to log your books, pages, and/or minutes read in ReadSquared this summer to help Krum win! 

Prize Drawings

Every 100 points earned through reading and completing activities earn participants a Level Badge in ReadSquared. For every Badge Level earned, participants in the Pre-K and Children programs also receive a token for our vending machine. All active participants ages birth to adult will earn an entry into a weekly prize drawing and into the grand prize drawings at the end of the program. All prize drawings will be held on Tuesdays for entries earned the previous week.