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Summer Reading Program 2019 Events

All events are available whenever the library is open that day. They will take place in the Children’s area of the Library.

July 2019

SRP Week 1: I Spy (Children)

Each week for the 2019 A Universe of Stories Summer Reading program, we will have a week long activity and additional activities that include STEM and STEAM learning objectives every Tuesday and Thursday for children. Week 1: I Spy The activity for this week is for children to look in our tall glass display case near the front of the library. Within the case will be a display to start you on a scavenger hunt for items scattered throughout the…

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Summer Reading Program Begins

Today is the first day of our 2019 Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories! Please stop by the library to sign up! Remember, we have 3 different programs available, depending on your age: Children: Ages 4-12 (Parents of younger children may sign up for a modified preschool program). Stop by the Summer Reading Desk in the middle of the library. Teens: Ages 13-18. Stop by the Circulation Desk to sign up Adults: Ages 19+. Stop by the Circulation desk…

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SRP Week 1: STEM Activity: Sensory Bins

Stars & Planets themed Sensory Bin.

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SRP Week 1 STEM Activity: Lego Numbers/Mazes

Create and try to solve mazes with Lego bricks!

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SRP Week 2: UFO Week (Children)

Each week for the 2019 A Universe of Stories Summer Reading program, we will have a week long activity and additional activities that include STEM and STEAM learning objectives every Tuesday and Thursday for children. Week 2: UFO Week The activity for this week is for children to try an identify an Unidentified Flying Object that landed near the Upshur County Public Library. Your guess is as good as ours! Children will also have the opportunity to create a spaceship…

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SRP Week 2 STEM Activity: Building Blocks

Build the tallest building that you can with the provided blocks!

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SRP Week 2 STEM Activity: Alien Scavenger Hunt

Find all the aliens hidden throughout the library in our scavenger hunt!

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SRP Week 3: Astronauts/Rockets

Each week for the 2019 A Universe of Stories Summer Reading program, we will have a week long activity and additional activities that include STEM and STEAM learning objectives every Tuesday and Thursday for children. Week 3: Astronauts/Rockets The activity for this week is for children to help give our rocket a much needed paint job! We will also have a coloring sheet and a rocket craft to play with.

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SRP Week 4: Robots

Participants are invited to assemble and decorate a robot!

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SRP Week 3 STEM Activity: K’Nex

Make structures out of K'Nex blocks.

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SRP Week 4 STEM Activity: Robot Engineering

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SRP Week 3 STEM Activity: Geoboards

Make geometric designs with geoboards.

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SRP Week 4 STEM Activity: Lego Challenge cards

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Summer Reading Program Registration Ends

Today is the last day to sign up for the 2019 Summer Reading Program! Remember, there are 3 different programs this year, depending on your age.

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Summer Reading Program Prize Drawing

Today is when we will pick the winners of the various prize drawings held during our Summer Reading Program! We want to thank everyone who participated. More information about when the drawings will be held on this day is TBA.

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