Please be sure to thank our wonderful Sponsors
for their much needed support, including the Alvarado City
Registration for all 3 Summer Reading
Clubs will begin Wednesday, June 5th.
Our Kick-off Program!
June 12th - 10:30 am
Reading & Rhyming with the Original Mother Goose!
This popular character
and her wonderful puppet friends will encourage children to read
books and enjoy poetry with classic rhymes.
June 19th - 10:30 am
Mad Science -Fire & Ice!
Dry ice fog storms! Bubbling potions that trap gas
inside! Amazing chemical reactions!
Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?
June 26th - 10:30 am
Hootybee and Pierre Puppet Show!
Hootybee & Pierre as they search for clues...
You might win a puppet in today's door prize
Friday, June 28th at
Be entertained by the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey
Circus "Ambassadors of Laughter," Dave and Cherie
Gregg and listen to a special reading of If I Ran the
Circus - by Dr. Seuss.
July 3rd - Debbie Day's Xtreme Kidz Ntertainment presents - Miss Liberty!
ready for Independence Day with this fast-paced, interactive, patriotic program with
music and much more!
Will you win a patriotic surprise in our door prize drawing?
July 10th – 10:30 am Medieval Magic!
ready to dig up some magical treasure! Go on a quest through an
enchanted forest to find the most amazing treasure of all. You'll
see fairies and dragons along the way. Enjoy magic, stories and puppets
with lots of audience participation.
the top children’s magician in the Dallas/Fort Worth area!
You win a Hula-Hoop or a Rainbow Pinwheel in our door prize drawing.
July 17th - 10:30 a.m.
Dan Gibson - Storyteller and Banjo Player extraordinaire!
Music and Storytelling
to entertain, generate laughter, stimulate thinking
and stir imaginations.
You might win a surprise in our weekly door
Balloon Twisting with Miss Aimee the Balloon Lady!!!!
Balloon animals, funny hats and much, much more!
win a balloon bracelet or another surprise in this week's door prize drawing?
Rhythm Path Drum Circle!
What Happens During A
Drum Circle? Everyone is given a drum to play!
Various rhythms will be taught and improvisation
will be encouraged. You will sing traditional West
African songs. You will work as a team to build the
facilitated rhythms. Everyone learns about West
Best of all you make music while
About Facilitator David
Cox: David holds a Bachelor of Music degree from
the University of Texas at Arlington. David has
twice been to Senegal, West Africa, where he
observed and participated in the local musical
culture. He currently resides in Dallas, TX, where
he teaches private percussion lessons and percussion
programs in local schools throughout the North Texas
Saturday, August 3rd - 12:30 pm Deadline to turn in your book
tracker forms for Summer Reading Club Prizes.
Awards Ceremony & Domino's Pizza Party!
Awards - 10:30 am
Pizza - 11:30 am
Today we awarded reading club
certificates and coupons for free surprises from area merchants to
those who completed the minimum reading requirements for their
age group and we gave out special prizes, such as Walmart gift
cards, model airplanes, and craft kits to our Top Readers!
Adults - 1st Place Katherine Stearns - 44 books
2nd Place Wanda Blaha - 33 books
3rd Place Joyce Block - 30 books
Tied - 4th Place Linda
Bradshaw & Brett Almond - 25 books
Teens - 1st Place Ashleigh Moss - 31 hours
Place Kayla Blackwell - 18 hours
Place Jacob Hilton - 16 hours
Place Kelsey Watson - 10 hours
Ages 9-10 years - 1st Place David Hale - 90 books
2nd Place Carsenn Letson - 38 books
Ages 5-8 years - 1st Place Dakota Nolan - 122 books
2nd Place Faith Chorniak - 108 books
( Ryan Sharp - 50 books - due to confusion regarding the rules
turned in title tracker after deadline but deserves to receive
3rd Place Addie Almond - 43 books
Tied - 4th Place Gaby Garcia & Elizabeth Hale 41 books
Those who completed at least one full book tracker form:
Adults - (Minimum 5 books per form)
Virginia Garcia - 24 books, Jill Almond - 20 books, Stephanie
Letson - 20 books, DeLaura Nolan - 16 books, Stormy Buckles - 15
books, and Susan Childress - 8 books.
Ages 5-8 years (Minimum 25 books)
Bailey Swaim - 40 books, Baylee Childress - 36 books, Alexis Horsman
- 34 books, Matthew Horsman - 32 books, Emma Childress 32 books,
Annie Almond - 31 books and Kristi Strickland 29 books.
Alana Anderson, Arais Benites, Breanna Doobs Nicholas Dobbs, and
Evie Pedersen - 25 books.
Ages toddler to 4 years (Read to by parents, etc,):
Kylah & Mikael Icho - 108 books, Annaleigh & Brayden Sires - 102
books, Bryelle Thompson - 87 books, Savannah Hoskins & Aimee
Strickland - 75 books, Rebekah Hale - 45 books, T.J. Swaim - 40
books, Sarah Hale - 27 books, Sarah Foit - 26 books.
Kamillah Anderson, Morgan Collins, Alla Stanton, and Baylie Stanton - 25
Adult, Teen and Juvenile
reading club participants
(and the parents of
reading club participants under the age of 18)
who completed at least the minimum
requirements for their age group.
supplied pizza for the party!
"You are listening to
Summertime from Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin.