School Age

Great Children's Novel Challenge

When: 
September 8, 2014 to January 5, 2015
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Registration begins on September 8, 2014 at 9:00am. Contact the Children's desk at (920) 832-6187 or click here to register.  You MUST be registered in order to earn any incentives.  Students must be in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade to participate.

Great Children's Novel Challenge

 

 

Pick up your reading list of classic/contemporary literature at the Children's Service Desk or print it from the link above. Review eight books in this 17 week window (September 8, 2014 - January 5, 2016), and receive an assortment of small incentive prizes, as well as a drawing entry for a special completion prize.  Drawing will be held January 6, 2015. Four novels must be from the library's list. You may listen to audiobooks.  You must be registered in order to earn any prizes/incentives.

 

If you have participated in the past you may participate again, but you must read and review different books.

 

Reviews must answer the following three questions, and do not need to be on library supplied paper:

 

  • What was your favorite/least favorite part of this book?
  • What was the conflict in the book?
  • How was the conflict resolved?

 

Reviews should be at least eight full length sentences long. Please be sure to include your full name and phone number on every review you submit. Reviews may be turned in one at a time or all at once. Every review will be read by the children's librarian. All books reviewed must be novels, and must be at the participant's reading level.

 

The drawing will be held January 6, 2015.

 

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Pooches & Pages

When: 
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Where: 
Children's Program Rooms A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Watch for future details!

Children can practice their reading skills in a relaxed environment while reading to a registered therapy dog. All dogs are registered with Compassionate Canines. There are four time slots available for four readers at one time; 10:00 - 10:15, 10:20 - 10:35, 10:50 - 11:05, and 11:10 - 11:25 am. Pooches & Pages is for children in grades 1 through 4.

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Sensory Storytime

When: 
First Thursday of the month 6:00-7:00 PM October 2, November 6, December 4
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Developmentally designed for 4-8 year olds, Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that engages children through movement, music, stories and sensory play. It can be enjoyed by all children, but is ideal for those who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum or have sensory integration challenges. Registration is appreciated, but not required.

 

 

 

 

 

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