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 Reading Takes You Everywhere Summer Read

 Entries accepted June 4-July 29, 2018
Welcome to Reading Takes You Everywhere Summer Read!
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
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 Tuesday, August 3rd!  
You do not need to be present to win.

*Your week 8 reading/activity must be submitted on our website by midnight July 29th 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!

Let READING take you places with a NEW book!
KIND is the way to go!: commit a random act of kindness!
Jump in your car and attend a Library event.
Explore & Learn Check out a non-fiction book and READ!
What’s your destination? Get together for a family/friends adventure movie night!
Reach NIRVANA! Turn off technology and relax with a book.
Travel the world with an audio or eAudiobook!
Imagine a new world by reading a sci-fi/fantasy book.
Feed your imagination! Cookout this
summer with a cookbook!
WHY? HOW? WHERE?! Read a mystery!
DIVE into an eBook!
EXPLORE a new genre!

For All Ages

Community Flower Installation
June 4-July 29
KidSpace Desk
All Ages
Design a layered cellophane flower to be installed in the Atrium at the end of summer to create a community artwork.
Family Movie 
Thursday. July 26  Wrinkle In Time
Rotary Room B 
Come in from the heat and enjoy a newly released movie on our big screen. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks! 
For Kids
Preschool Story Time
June 11-July 23
Mondays at 10:30am, 1:15pm, 5:30pm or Tuesdays at 10:30am
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 and days to come and enjoy the fun.
Books & Babies
Thursdays, June 14-July 26
Craft Room
Ages infant through 36 months with an adult.
Bouncing rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories, and other early literacy fun will be presented. 
For Adults
Don't forget to check out our weekly trivia to earn extra entries for the grand prize drawings!
Foreign Film Screening
Friday, July 27
Rotary Room B
Join us for a screening of the Academy Award-winning film Life is Beautiful. Set in WWII-era Italy, Roberto Benigni plays Guido, a book shop owner who uses the only weapon available to him to protect his son from the horrors of the Nazis—Comedy. Critically praised and controversial, Life is Beautiful shows the power of the human spirit against the tyranny of Fascism.
Searching for Asteroids
Monday, July 30
Rotary Room B
How does the human race come together as one to search for killer asteroids? Where in the sky do astronomers search? How do we know how big a newly discovered asteroid is? Join Astronomer Tyler Linder for all things Asteroid. He specializes in finding and tracking the position of Near-Earth Asteroids.
THANK YOU! to our
Summer Read Sponsors!

Charleston 18th Street
Farmer’s Market
WB’s Pub n’ Grub
 Jackson Avenue Coffee
Fraternal Order of Police #88
Charleston Parks and Recreation
Dairy Queen
Papa Murphy’s
Lola’s Naturals
Monical’s Pizza
Aikman’s Wildlife Adventures
Champaign-Urbana Adventures in
Time & Space
Firefly Grill
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Cracker Barrel
July 23 - July 29
Mon 23 Preschool Story Time 10:30am, 1:15pm, or 5:30pm

Tues 24 Preschool Story Time 10:30am

Wed 25  
Thurs 26 Books & Babies 10:30am

Family Movie 1:00pm
Fri 27 Foreign Film Screening 1:00pm
Sat 28  
Sun 29 End of Reading Takes You Everywhere Summer Read!
Mon 30 Searching for Asteroids 6:00pm

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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