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119 South Front Street
Warrenton, NC 27589
Phone: 252-257-4990

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119 South Front Street Warrenton, NC 27589 Phone: 252-257-4990

2016 Summer Reading Program – On Your Mark, Get Set, Read

Readers from preschool age through adult will celebrate our theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read“, with related stories, programs, crafts, games and more. Registration begins June 24, 2016 at 11:00am featuring Smokey the Bear, special guests, and a perfomance by “The Balloon Lady,” Donna Pruett. Come and enjoy the fun! It’s all FREE and Open to the Public! READ!READ!READ!

Children – “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read”
Enjoy summer reading events that include story hours, magic shows, and a visit from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

Teens – “Get in the Game – Read”
Checkout the activities just for you!

Adults – “Exercise Your Mind – Read”
Participate in educational and recreational programs!

 

Summer Reading Program

Anytime is a good time to read, but summer is an important time to keep it up. Participating in the library summer reading program can make the difference between summer setback and summer success, leading to better academic performance when kids and teens return to school in the fall. Plus, our library makes summer reading fun, with incentives, arts and crafts and special events designed to enhance the reading experience.

 

How it Works

How it Works: All ages (Pre-K through adult) are eligible to participate in the Summer Reading Program.

1. Registration begins June 24 at 11:00am. However, you can enroll any time after June 24.

2. After registering at the library, each person will receive a reading log. Read or listen to as many books as you can, write the titles on your reading log, and report the number to the library.

3. Earn a Summer Reading Certificate after reporting at least 5 books.

4. Drop in July 12 from 10:00am to 4:00pm for a Halfway Reading Celebration. Pick up a halfway prize and get refueled for the second half of the Summer Reading Program!

5. The last day to report books for Top Reader prizes is August 1.

6. Join the Summer Reading Closing Celebration August 4 at 4:00pm. featuring “The Balloon Lady,” Top Readers, and Grand Prize Drawings. Refreshments will be served.

Events for Children & Families

On Your Mark, Get Set…, Read!

 Enjoy summer reading events that include story hours, magic shows, movies, and a visit from the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences.

June 24: Registration & Kickoff Fun Begins!, 11:00am;

June 24: The Balloon Lady,” Donna Pruett 12 pm – 1 pm

June 27: Martial Arts, Master Bobby Scott 12 pm – 1 pm

June 28: Music and Movement 10:30 am – 11:00 am

*June 30: Kids’ Crafts and Fun 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

July 5: Paws 2 Read 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*July 6: Ty-Rone’s World, Ventriloquism Show 1 pm – 2 pm

*July 11: Family Movie – The Peanuts Movie 11 am – 12:30 pm G

*July 12: NC Museum of Natural Science: Growing Up in the Animal World 12 pm – 1 pm

July 13: Daycare Movie Day – Sesame Street Be a Good Sport 10:30 am – 11:30 am NR

*July 16: Family Movie – Air Bud 11 am – 12:45 pm PG

*July 18: Family Movie – Angelina Ballerina: Discover Your Love of Dance 11 am – 12:00 pm NR

July 19: Nursery Rhyme Time 10:30 am – 11:00 am

July 19: Paws 2 Read 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*July 22: The Polka Man, Mike Schneider 2 pm –3 pm

*July 25: Family Movie – Jungle Shuffle 11am – 12:30 pm NR

*July 26: Sciencetellers: Power-n-Energy 2 pm – 3 pm

July 27: Daycare Movie Day – Sesame Street Play &Learn 10:30 am – 11:30 am NR

*July 28: Kids’ Crafts and Fun 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

*August 2: Turtles and Trains, Sears Bugg 2 pm – 3 pm

*Lunch provided by Warren County School Summer Meals for Kids Program

 

Teen and Tween Events

Get in the Game, READ!

Checkout the activities just for you!

June 24: Registration & Kickoff Fun Begins!, 11:00am;

*July 7, 14, 21, 28: Steel Drum Lessons, Wilton Dubois 1:00pm – 1:45pm & 2:15pm – 3:00pm (Registration required)

*July 21: Teen Games and Coloring 3 pm – 4 pm

*July 5, 26: Teen Book Club 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

*Lunch provided by Warren County School Summer Meals for Kids Program

Adult Events

Exercise Your Mind – Read

Participate in educational and recreational programs!

June 24: Registration & Kickoff Fun Begins!, 11:00am;

June 29: Local Book Talk, My Solider Man Misty Buchanan 12 pm – 1 pm

June 30: Beth’s Tasty Home 12 pm – 1 pm

July 1: Creed 11 am – 1:15 pm PG-13

July 8: Afternoon Tea with the BBC: Her Majesty Mrs. Brown 12:30 pm – 2 pm PG

July 13: Coloring for Adults 11 am – 12 pm

July 15: Friday Films: Hoosiers 12 pm – 1:45 pm PG

July 20: Books, Brew and You 10:30 am

July 20: Leather Quilting by Cathy Wiggins 3 pm – 6 pm

July 27: Coloring for Adults 11 am – 12 pm

July 29: Friday Films: McFarland USA 12 pm – 2:15 pm PG

 

 

Summer Reading Sponsors

Summer Reading Sponsors

Awesome God Bookstore

Chick-Fil-A

Food Lion

Friends Two

Friends of the Warren County Memorial Library

Hardee’s

Just Save Foods

North Carolina Forest Service

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Rho Tau Omega Chapter: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

State Library Of North Carolina

State Employee’s Credit Union

Wal-Mart

W.A.R.R. 1520 AM Radio Station

Warren County Health Department

Warren County Recreation Department

Warren County Schools Summer Meals Program

Warren County Sheriff’s Department

The Warren Record

Warrenton Police Department