Palos Verdes Library District 2021 Children’s Summer Reading Program
The Palos Verdes Library District offers reading activities for young children through grade twelve. Not only is summer a great time for children to maintain or even improve their reading skills, but if you haven’t visited the summer reading program at our local library, then you’re missing some great activities for the kids and adults too. In addition to reading books, members may also try some reading activities that are fun, exciting, informative and funny. Children can track their progress online or use classic paper reading logs. The theme this year, “Reading Colors Your World,” reminds children and parents that reading opens up the world to us all! Go online at pvld.beanstack.org to keep track of your children’s reading, or you can use a paper log by downloading one from the PVLD Summer Reading Program webpage or pick one up from the library. You can join anytime during the summer, and for more information call the Young Readers desk at 3120-377-9584, ext 600. You can help your children earn cool prizes and online awards while they enjoy reading stories. They can select from over 20 fun activities and for every four activities they complete they will be mailed a cool souvenir iron-on patch. The activities take about 15-30 minutes and kids can repeat favorite activities as many times as they like.
Magic Workshop – Monday, June 14, 2021, @ 3 PM viz Zoom
June’s performer is the amazing John Abrams presenting a virtual magic show like no other! See amazing tricks and learn how to do magic yourself! Just have these items available:
1 empty toilet paper roll – A dollar bill and a coin (any kind) – A deck of cards
Click here to join the workshop via Zoom. This show will be presented live and can be viewed afterward too.
Take & Make – Kaleidoscope Week of June 22, 2021, is an all new service from PVLD.
A “Take and Make” kit includes materials and instructions to make a cool science gadget or some beautiful artwork. Pick up a kit from the library, take it home and use your own tape, glue, and crayons to make and customize your own project.
Teen Summer Book Club
The summer book club will meet twice, each with a different color theme. For June, they will discuss a book that makes you feel BLUE: that is, any book that puts you in your feels. For July, the discussion will be about a book that makes you see RED: any book that you just can’t stand!
Teen Summer Reading Program: is for those entering grades 6 through 12 in Fall 2021!
Teens can keep track of how many books they read this summer and earn a couple of $5 Amazon gift cards! All reading counts: your own books, library books, graphic novels, or audio books! You can read something new or even your old favorite, they all count. When you have read 5 books, you will receive a $5 Amazon gift card! After you read another 5 books you will earn a second $5 Amazon gift card. Limit two gift cards per person. Supplies are limited. Gift cards will be sent via USPS.
Riddle of the Week: silly, virtual riddle solving fun!! June 21 – August 15, 2021
Kids will be able to use the Alphabet Number code to solve the weekly riddles! To help avoid gathering, this year all Riddle of the Week questions and answers will be online only: posted on PVLD social media and on the PVLD Summer Readers Webpage. Just answer 6 or more of our 8 riddles this summer and receive a Certificate of Achievement! Certificates will be mailed to qualified participants after August 15th, 2021.
Miraleste Virtual Book Club
Saturday, June 13, 2021 @ 1:00pm on Zoom
Saturday, July 11, 2021 @ 1:00pm on Zoom
Saturday, August 8, 2021 @ 1:00pm on Zoom
Each month read a different book! More info and Registration
For more information go to pvld.org/pvsummer or call (310) 377-9584 ext. 600.
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