Alvarado Public Library
2017 Summer Reading Program
June 7th - July 26th

Summer Reading Club Guidelines

Registration for all 3 Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Wednesday, May 31st.
 

Awards Ceremony Parties will be by invitation only.

Please be sure to thank our wonderful Sponsors for their much needed support, including the Alvarado City Council.

May 31st at 10:00 am
Sign-ups start today for all three Summer Reading Clubs!
Get started with your reading challenge and Become a Reading Champion!


 

 Wednesday, June 7th - 10:30am
SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF PARTY!

Margaret Clauder presents Under the Sea!
Under the Sea is an enchanting story told by Maggie the Sailor with Elmer the puppet and ventriloquism galore!  Elmer goes on a deep sea adventure children will always remember!  He encounters everything from sharks to submarines, pirates to porpoises, and finally emerges from his adventure in time for Mom to “dry him off” from the adventure in the tub!  Children can sing along to old favorites like Octopus's Garden and Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.

Cake and punch will be served immediately following the program. 

 

Wednesday, June 14th - 10:30am
 

 

Miss Aimee the Balloon Lady!

 

 

Wednesday, June 21st - 10:30am
 

Southwest Dairy Farmers Mobile Dairy Classroom!
 

The Mobile Dairy Classroom is a traveling milking parlor, featuring a live cow and a presentation given by trained instructors who will demonstrate how to milk a cow, describe how milk goes from the farm to the consumer, and then answer questions from the audience. This is an innovative program that brings the dairy experience directly to children.
Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?

 

Wednesday, June 28th - 10:30am


Proffessor Pop

Award winning entertainer Brett Roberts presents:
                 Professor Pop’s Bubble Show!

Brett Roberts uses soap bubbles to teach scientific method, and science facts, but mostly he teaches different ways to have fun with bubbles.

Children love bubbles. Just blow a few bubbles for your children and watch how excited they get. Brett will turn that excitement up to eleven by presenting a whole show full of bubble tricks. There will be bubbles inside bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles, and more. But this isn’t just a show to watch. The kids will get involved. Brett will teach kids how to do their own bubble tricks with things they can find at home. The kids will also get involved in several of the bubble routines. And, for the grand finally a child will actually be inside an enormous bubble.

 

 

Wednesday, July 5th - 10:30 am

What's Bugging You?

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?

 



 

Wednesday, July 12th
Critterman presents: SQUIRM FACTOR!

Meet and learn about animals
from around the world
that can make you
squirm!

We teach that these animals look the way do to survive, not to scare anyone.
Hissing Cockroach    Kingsnake
Tarantula    Emperor Scorpion   Legless Lizard

American Alligator     Burmese Python

 

 

 Wednesday, July 19th  10:30am

Captain Hook VS. Peter Pan!
Who will triumph?

Will you win something in our weekly door prize drawing?

 

Wednesday, July 26th  
 10:30am 


 

The Pipdillys in The Magic Toolbox!

 

Important Date!

Monday, July 31st at 6:30 pm is the deadline to turn in your time tracker forms for Summer Reading Club Prizes.

 





 

Summer Reading Program
Awards Ceremony Parties
 

  This year we will have an Awards Ceremony Party for our winners and some of their family members, which will be by invitation only.
Please make sure we have a current phone number on file for you or your family.

 We will award reading club certificates and coupons for free surprises from area merchants to those who have completed the minimum reading requirements for their age group. We will give special prizes, such as Walmart gift cards, to our Top Readers!
 

 


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