BY AMANDA PEVEY
Millbrook’s Public Library will be having their Summer Reading Program starting on May 16th through July 29th. The theme for this year is called “Oceans of Possibilities.” This is for children ages four through twelve, reading independently. They must be library books and preferably on the child’s reading level. Entries for daily prize drawing can be entered from May 17th forward. Prizes will be awarded daily, Monday through Friday, beginning on May 23dr July 28th.
For every chapter book read, one name entry can be placed in the drawing bucket. For picture book readers, one entry can be placed into the drawing bucket for every three books read. Once you have won a daily prize, you are no longer eligible to win another. After winning a daily prize, you are now entering in for fun, and a chance to win one of the many BIG prizes to be drawn from the bucket on the last day of the program, July 29th.
All during the Summer, please let the library know the total number of books your child has read. They will have a tally board to keep track on with the number of books read. The library’s goal is 2000 books read by the end of Summer.
Also, during the Summertime, on every Wednesday at 10:00 am starting on May 25th, the library will have Movie days. Bring your child to the library, and enjoy watching a family movie together. Every Thursday at 10:00 am starting on May 26th, a story hour craft will take place. The following crafts will be made during the Summer:
I see Summer
Fun in the Sun—- Sand Craft
Duck and Goose go to the Beach
Hum & Swish—- Duck Craft
Penguin on Vacation
Old Man and the Penguin—- Penguin Craft
Billy the Sea Turtle
Follow the Moon Home—- Turtle Craft
Sea Horse: Shyest Fish in the Sea
I’m a Narwhal—- Narwhal Craft
Gus & the Greatest Catch of All
I want a boat—- Boat Craft
Three Little Fish & Big Bad Shark
I’m Getting a Shark—- Shark Craft
Milo is Missing Something
Where the Ocean Meets the Sand—- Octopus Craft
Beach Toys vs. School Supplies
Pool Party—- Fun Craft
Please visit the Millbrook Public Library at 3650 Grandview Road in Millbrook, Alabama. Let’s all help the library their goal by having your child read library books during the summer. It’s amazing how much a child can learn by reading books, as well as, improving their reading levels too. You can also take a chance at winning a prize, watching movies weekly, making fun crafts, and enjoy reading books together.