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It's Showtime at Your Library
Summer Read

 Entries accepted June 3-July 28, 2019
ALL AGES are welcome and encouraged to participate!
 
What is it?
An 8 week reading/activity oriented program. Once you
complete and submit your reading/activity, you’ll receive a prize and be eligible for a grand prize!
 
How do I join?
No registration required. Each week you will submit the goal you have completed online at www.charlestonlibrary.org.
Please ask Staff for any help with submissions.
 
Where do I claim the prizes?
All Adult prizes may be claimed at the Service Desk or the
Information Desk. All Babies/Kids/Teens prizes may be claimed at the KidSpace Desk.

Grand Prize Drawing Friday, August 2nd!  
You do not need to be present to win.

 
*Your week 7 reading/activity must be submitted on our website by 10:00am July 22nd to be eligible for your weekly prize!*
 
Each week you can read at least 2 hours or choose 
to complete an activity listed below.
Only 8 tasks are required!


Meet some new CHARACTERS with a NEW book!
 
KINDNESS is a showstopper!: commit a
random act of kindness!
 
Jump in your car and attend an
ENTERTAINING Library event.
 
BRAVO! You’ll learn something new!
Check out a non-fiction book and READ!
 
Sing-a-long! Get together for a family/friends
musical movie night!
 
No more DRAMA! Turn off technology
and relax with a book.
 
Feel like you’re a part of the CAST with an
audio or eAudiobook!
 
READ a biography of a favorite person in the arts!
 
SHOWCASE your cooking skills by checking out a cookbook!
 
WHODUNIT?! Read a mystery!
 
Get some COMIC RELIEF with a humorous eBook!
 
PLAYBACK an old favorite book or movie!
 
 
For Kids
Preschool Story TIme
Mondays, June 10-July 15
10:30am, 1:15pm, or 5:30pm
Craft Room
Ages 3-5
Wake up Mr. Turtle and participate in stories, activities, crafts, and other fun literacy builders. One program, but different times to come and enjoy the fun.
Miss Brenda's Story Time  
Tuesdays, June 11-July 23  
10:30am 
Craft Room
Ages 3-5
We’ll be reading stories about past and present Disney characters and have  an alphabet craft to go along with each adventure. Come and join us!
Books & Babies
Thursdays, June 13-July 18
10:30am
Craft Room
Ages infant through 36 months with an adult.
Bouncing rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories, and other early literacy fun will be presented. 
Library Legos
Thursday, July 18
4:00pm-5:00pm
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8; Children under 8 with an adult.
If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun. 
Make & Take 
Saturday, July 20
10:30am-4:00pm, or while supplies last.
KidSpace Atrium
All Ages; Children under 8 with
an adult.
Love to Craft? Drop in to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home.

For Teens

Craftivity
Tuesday, July 16
4:00pm-5:00pm
Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Make your own personalized Keepsake Bottle Necklace! First come first serve while supplies last. No registration, no library card needed!
For Adults
Fabric Flower Pins
Tuesday, July 16
6:00pm
Rotary Room B
18+
Make your own fabric flower pins to wear or pin to a tote bag. All supplies will be provided. Bring a friend and craft the night away!
Don't forget to check out our weekly trivia to earn extra entries for the grand prize drawings! Trivia question is posted on the easel at the main entrance of the library.
THANK YOU! to our
Summer Read Sponsors!


Charleston 18th Street Farmer’s Market
WB’s Pub n’ Grub
 Jackson Avenue Coffee
Urban Butterfly Initiative
Effingham Performance Center
Dirty’s Bar & Grill
Roc’s Blackfront Tavern & Grill
Fraternal Order of Police #88
Doudna Fine Arts Center EIU
Charleston Parks and Recreation
Dairy Queen
Papa Murphy’s
Monical’s Pizza
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Cracker Barrel
Check out the latest Ready To Respond
newsletter from the
Charleston Fire Department!!
July 15-21
Mon 15 Preschool Story Time 10:30am, 1:15pm, or 5:30pm
Tues 16 Miss Brenda's Preschool Story Time 10:30am

Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm

Fabric Flower Pins 6:00pm
Wed 17  
Thurs 18 Books & Babies 10:30am

Library Legos 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fri 19  
Sat 20 Make & Take 10:30am-4:00pm
Sun 21  
 

If you are interested in seeing the event details for the whole summer,
check out our
Summer Read newsletter

(also available in print at each of the library desks).
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