The best way to keep reading all summer is to get involved with your local public library’s Summer Reading Programs. Many libraries offer great, free weekly programs, special guests, special events, movie nights, game time, crafts and even prizes. Below you will find how to get involved with some of the local library summer programs also some programs offered online and through local bookstores.
Here is the Texas Bluebonnet list 2013-2014 (3rd-5th) for next year and a grade level suggested reading list from the teachers. TXBluebonnet List for 2013-2014 (opens in .pdf) TBA 2013-2014 list
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Tycher Library @ Jewish Community Center
Located: 7900 Northaven Road Dallas, TX
Summer reading program is for children ages 4-15 June 23rd and ending July 28th
Dallas Public Library
Registration for the Mayor’s Summer Reading Program will run June 15 – August 10, 2013.Online registration will begin on May 20, 2013.
You may register here : http://www.dallaslibrary2.org/childrensCenter/summerReadingProgram/
Spend at least 5 hours reading or listening each week Prizes will be awarded weekly so be sure to visit each and every week! Readers may choose any reading material, such as books, magazines, audio books, etc.
** This year’s reading club will feature an adult component for the first time – details coming soon
Garland Public Library
Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Summer Children’s Programs
http://www.nmls.lib.tx.us/gov/lq/lib/ > click on Library > click on Library events. Check out the craft workshops and story times activities throughout Garland Public libraries
Plano Public Library
You can Sign up for summer reading June 1 – August 26 Programs for all ages will include magic, bugs, snakes, music, animals and more…spend your summer at the library! Go here www.planolibrary.org and sign- up online for summer reading!
Richardson Public Library
Begins Saturday, June 2 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Children’s Department – Richardson Public Library *Events scheduled on various dates schedule here: http://www.cor.net/ > click on Library >
Online or Book stores :
Scholastic Book: You can also participate in the Scholastic Summer Challenge online program more info about joining here: http://www.scholastic.com/summer/
Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program: read 8 books get a free one May 21 Sept. 3, 2013 also download a FREE Activity and Teaching Summer Reading kit http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/summer-reading/379003570
Half Priced Books: Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Programs earn gift bucks http://www.hpb.com/fyb/