Summer Reading Program 2017

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Sponsored by the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library

June 1 - August 11: Build a Better World

Help us build a better world by joining our annual summer reading program, now offering online access with READsquared! Whether you’re a child, teen, or adult, we have the program for you!

Register online at READsquared starting May 1 and start tracking your reading June 1

Kids

Ages 0-4: Listeners Reading Program

Track
Reading
Literacy activities
Complete Levels and Earn
Stickers
Coupon Bags
A free book
Complete the Program
Eligible to win cool prizes
Invited to exclusive end of summer party

Ages 5-12: Kids Reading Program

Earn Points
Reading
Completing challenges
Finishing booklists
Complete Levels and Redeem Points
Beads
Brag tags
Coupon Bags
A free book
Complete the Program
Eligible to win cool prizes
Invited to exclusive end of summer party

Programs

One Time Programs

All About Speed With Rocket Science
REQUIRED registration starts June 7 and open until program is full
July 22
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Hebron & Josey
Ages 7-9
Pokécraft
August 2
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
All Ages
Rainforest Adventures with Zooniversity
August 5
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
3+
End of Summer Party!
Invitation Only Event for Those Completing the Summer Reading Program
Swimming! Activities! Prizes! Snacks!
August 12
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex
Ages 0-12

Recurring Programs

Monday Movie Madness at JRL

Ages 6 and up

July 24: The Wild Life
1:00 p.m.
July 31: Surf's Up 2
1:00 p.m.
August 7: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
1:00 p.m.
Full STEAM Ahead
Ages 6-12
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Hebron & Josey
Registration REQUIRED for each date and will open two weeks before the event
July 26: Engineering - Lego Challenge - Sign up starts July 12 - PROGRAM FULL
August 2: Art - Pendulum Painting - Sign up starts July 19 - PROGRAM FULL
August 9: Math - Escape Room 2 - Sign up starts July 26
Tween Tuesdays
Ages 10-14
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Josey Ranch Lake
July 25: Tween Escape Room
August 1: Video Game Mania
August 8: Back to School DIY

Teens

Ages 12-18: Teen Reading Program

Earn Points
Reading
Writing book reviews
Completing challenges
Finishing booklists
Redeem Points to Enter Drawings to Win:
Signed books
Gift Cards
Headphones
And more
Complete the Program
Invited to exclusive end of summer pool party
Chance to win door prizes at the pool party

Programs

Teen Thursdays
Ages 13-18
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Hebron & Josey
July 20: How to Survive the Apocalypse (also Paracord Survival Bracelets)
July 27: Teen Anime Club - Handa-kun
August 3: Teen Board Games
August 10: Teen Random Fandom - Doctor Who
Teens Take Over Tuesdays at JRL
Ages 13-18
Josey Ranch Lake
Signed permission slip required
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
August 8 - Permission Slip
Teen End of Summer Party!
Invitation Only Event for Those Reading for at least 20 hours in the Summer Reading Program
Swimming! Activities! Food! A DJ! Door Prizes!
August 12
8:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex
Ages 13-18

Adults

Ages 18+: Adult Reading Program

Earn Points
Reading
Completing missions
Redeem Points
Free books
Chances to win prize packages