Summer Reading 2020

TADL Summer Reading Club

It’s fun, fantastic, and free!

Register for Summer Reading Club

Teen SRC Members – Jump to Your Page Here!

 

Report minutes online and earn prizes for Summer Reading Club through August 31! Youth reading 300+ minutes also qualify for our weekly Golden Egg drawing. 

finale party invitation Summer reading scale

Register here to attend our virtual Summer Reading Club finale party! We’ll be handing prizes for reader finalists, families, and other surprise drawings!

For an archive of previous weeks in this summer’s reading club program, please scroll to the bottom of the page.


Grand Finale – It’s Castle Build Week!

Join us on the Woodmere front lawn Tues. Aug. 4 and Thurs. Aug. 6 (11 am – 3 pm each day), for a cardboard castle-building extravaganza!

We’ll supply the cardboard, you supply the socially-distanced fun and creativity!


Prizes (7/8/20 Update)

Reading Club Updates 7/8/20 – Prizes

  • Individual prizes – Report your six best weeks between now and Aug. 31 to win coupons and reading badges
  • Family/golden egg prizes – Last drawing Aug. 3
  • Finale prize drawing for pre and young readers with 600+ minutes – Aug. 10

Subscribe to our Summer Reading Club Playlist for more fun videos throughout the program.


Archive of Previous Weeks

Week 1 – Starting June 15

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • 6/15 – SRC Kickoff on Zoom! Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek 
  • 6/16 – Makerspace: Nature Makers
  • 6/17 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Jill Bert (Link)
  • 6/18 – 11 am Zoom Performance with Special Guest: Mary Stewart Adams, Once Upon a Time in the Stars (Link)
  • 6/19 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storywalk! Fantastic Fairytales – The Three Little Pigs (Link) (Link to Craft)
  • 6/21 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (6/22) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, or the TADL mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).

Week 2 – Starting June 22

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

Events

  • Dial A Story is available at any time! Just call 231.642.8385 to listen.
  • 6/22 – 11 am Facebook Live: The Magic of STEAM (Ages 6-12) (Link) (Paper Airplane Handout)
  • 6/23 – Nature Makers: Legos!!! (Link)
  • 6/24 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Jill Bert (Link)
  • 6/25 – 11 am Zoom Performance Acting Up Theatre: Imagine You’re King (Link)
  • 6/26 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storywalk! Fantastic Fairytales – The Princess & The Pea (Link to Craft)
  • 6/27 – 10 am Facebook Live: Mother Goose
  • 6/29 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (7/1) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, or the TADL mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).

Craft Activities


Week 3 – Starting June 29

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • Dial A Story is available at any time! Just call 231.642.8385 to listen.
  • 6/29 – 11 am Facebook Live: The Magic of STEAM (Ages 6-12) 
  • 6/3011 am Facebook Live: Makerspace
  • 7/1 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Jenny Jean (Link)
  • 7/2 – 11 am Zoom Performance The Music Lady Tiny Fairytales (Link)
  • 7/3 – 11 am Facebook Live: Fantastic Fairytales – Goldilocks (Link)
  • 7/4 – Happy 4th of July Holiday! (The library is closed July 4.)
  • 7/5 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (7/6) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, or the TADL mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).

Please note – we will continually be updating this page with new activities, so please press Ctrl+D to bookmark this page and check back often! 


Week 4 – Starting July 6

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • Dial A Story is available at any time! Just call 231.642.8385 to listen.
  • Need new stories? Check out Tumblebooks, any time, any where!
  • 7/6 – 11 am Facebook Live: The Magic of STEAM (Ages 6-12) (Link) (Link)
  • 7/711 am Facebook Live: Makerspace; & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/8 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Jenny Jean (Link)
  • 7/9 – 11 am Zoom Performance Matt Emerick – Trolls, Fairies, and Elves – Oh my! (Link) & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/10 – 11 am Facebook Live: Fantastic Fairytales – Rapunzel
  • 7/12 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (7/13) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, our mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).

Please note – we will continually be updating this page with new activities, so please press Ctrl+D to bookmark this page and check back often! 


Week 5 – Starting July 13 – Dress Your Royal Best Week!

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • Dial A Story is available at any time! Just call 231.642.8385 to listen.
  • Need new stories? Check out Tumblebooks, any time, any where!
  • 7/13 – 11 am Facebook Live: The Magic of STEAM (Ages 6-12) 
  • 7/1411 am Facebook Live: Makerspace & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/15 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Jill Bert
  • 7/16 – 11 am Zoom Performance Ring of Steel & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/17 – 11 am Facebook Live: Fantastic Fairytales – Jack & the Beanstalk (Craft)
  • 7/18 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (7/19) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, our mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).

Week 6 – Starting July 20 

How many reading minutes are logged so far this summer? This many!

dragon scale reading minutes

  • Dial A Story is available at any time! Just call 231.642.8385 to listen.
  • Need new stories? Check out Tumblebooks, any time, any where!
  • 7/20 – 11 am Facebook Live: The Magic of STEAM (Ages 6-12) 
  • 7/2111 am Facebook Live: Makerspace & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/22 – 11 am Facebook Live: Storyteller in the Garden with Miriam Pico
  • 7/23 – 11 am Zoom Performance Illustrator Mark Crilley & Summer Reading Clubhouse on the Woodmere front lawn 11 am – 1 pm!
  • 7/24 – 11 am Facebook Live: Fantastic Fairytales – Little Red Riding Hood
  • 7/25 – Reporting time! Get those reading minutes in by 10 am tomorrow (7/26) so we can add them to your total – via email (ask@tadl.org), the tadl.org website, our mobile app;  OR via phone (call your corresponding department: Youth – 932-8503; Teen – 932-8570; Adult: 932-8502).