Summer Reading Program

Reading Challenges @ Bay City Location

Community Reading Challenge 

Let's Read 50,000 minutes together!

Track how many minutes you read from June 1, 2021 through July 30, 2021. Read 60 minutes and be entered for a reading prize. Read at least 1000 minutes to be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize for your age group (Toddler, Youth, Teen, and Adult). 

Print reading logs are available at the circulation desk and youth services desk. Return these by end of day July 30, 2021. Staff will enter your minutes into your online account if you do not have internet access. 

Weekly Activities

Every week (except the week of July 4th) will be a regularly scheduled age-appropriate activities centered around our summer theme: Tails and Tales (animals). Space is limited for participants at these events as follows Toddlers (15), Youth (50), Teens (20), and Adults (15). This is the number of people completing the activity not those who may be present but not participating (such as parents). 

At-home alternatives will be available for participants who are not ready to attend in-person events. See the corresponding Summer Board for your age to see what activity you can do at home. 

Programs

There will be a handful of programs throughout the summer that will feature a presenter, performer, or activity that will not be limited in space. This includes our Kick Off, End of Summer Blast, and programs that do not have a hands on activity included. 

Registration

https://tinyurl.com/bcpl-srp-2021


Reading Challenges @ Sargent Location

Community Reading Challenge

Let's Read 10,000 minutes together!

Track how many minutes you read from June 1, 2021 through July 30, 2021 using our Wandoo Reader platform. Read 60 minutes and be entered for a reading prize. Read at least 1000 minutes to be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize for your age group (Toddler, Youth, Teen, and Adult). 

Print reading logs are available at the circulation desk. Return these by end of day July 30, 2021. Staff will enter your minutes into your online account if you do not have internet access.

Summer Library Camp

This year we will have week-long multi-generational Library Camp featuring a hands on activity centered around our summer theme: Tails and Tales (animals). Each activity is designed for ages 5 and up with modifications for teens and adults. Space is limited to 15 participants each day with children and teens having priority of spaces. This is the number of people completing the activity not those who may be present but not participating (such as parents). 

At-home alternatives will be available for participants who are not ready to attend in-person events. See the corresponding Summer Board for your age to see what activity you can do at home. 

Dates: June 22-26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

Kick Off and End of Summer Blast

There two programs will not be limited in space. These activities will take place on the June 7th and August 2nd. 

Registration

https://tinyurl.com/sargent-srp-2021