Get a Move On! Local Libraries Hold Summer Reading Programs for Kids
don't let the summer stop you and the kiddos from enjoying fun reading activities
V1 Staff |
With summer coming up quicker than expected, it’s important for kids to get outside and play, but it’s also important for them to read. Continuing to foster a love for reading in kids is super important, but how can you make it a priority in the summer? Here are some kid’s summer programs at local libraries:
L.E Phillips Memorial Public Library
This year’s Summer Reading Program at Eau Claire’s L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is titled “Books On the Move,” and sign-up begins June 1. Kids can set a reading goal, explore activity challenges, and enjoy a summer full of fun reads. There is also a Teen Summer Reading Program geared towards older readers going into grades 6-12. Don’t forget to also check out all of the fun summer events and workshops that the library hosts daily! Learn more about these programs at ecpubliclibrary.info.
Menomonie Public Library
The Summer Reading Program goes from June 1- Sept 1 on Beanstack for anyone ages 5 and up. Beanstack tracks your reading minutes, giving you badges and a chance to win prizes. To learn more about this program you can visit menomonielibrary.org.
Altoona Public Library
Registration for their Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story,” begins on June 6. You can learn more by going to altoonapubliclibrary.org.
Chippewa Falls Public Library
The “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Learning Challenge is from June 6-July 30. Reading can be recorded on Beanstack or a physical log. Kids can earn log their reading and win prizes as they read. They are also holding additional activities such as storytimes, activities in Irvine Park, family concerts, and more. You can learn more details by going to chippewafallslibrary.org.