Reading Programs

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Registration Details: 

Register by filling out this form, or visiting Children's Services. If you register online, please print out a reading log.

Pick up your sheets at the Children's Service Desk or print them here. Redeem each sheet of 100 books at the Children's Services desk for a small prize. When you redeem the last sheet, for books 900-1,000, you'll receive another prize and a certificate for finishing. You must be registered to receive prizes.

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500 Books Before Middle School

Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Register by filling out this form, or visiting Children's Services. If you register online, please print out a reading log.

  1. Sign up for the 500 Books Before Middle School Program one of three ways:
    • Register here
    • Call (920) 832-6187
    • Stop by the Children’s Services desk
  2. Read! Read! Read! Read the same book 50 times or read 50 different books.
  3. Color in a shape for every book that you read. Use the three lines on the page to write down your favorite titles.
  4. Once you’ve read/listened to 50 books and colored in an entire page, bring this log to the Children’s Services desk. You will receive a prize and repeat!
  5. Finished the program, but you aren’t in middle school yet? Do it again!
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B.E.A.R. Bingo

When: 
November 1-30
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Register online at apl.readsquared.com/Register.aspx starting November 1.

Be Excited About Reading!

Complete five activities across, vertically, or diagonally to get BINGO! You may read to yourself, read to someone else or listen to books. You may complete five BINGOs for up to five spins of the wheel. Five BINGOs also earns a chance at a final drawing. A blackout on the BINGO board earns a second chance in the drawing. One BINGO sheet per child. November 30 is the last day to pick up prizes.  Registration is required. 

 

This program is ideal for students in classroom settings. Exceptions for prize pickup after November 30 will be made for teachers who are picking up prizes for their students.

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Iditaread

When: 
Annually in March
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Check out our March reading program, Iditaread - based on the annual Alaskan Race, the Iditarod.

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