Winter Reading Program

Pop Open a Good Book 
Winter Reading 2009
December 26, 2008 – February 27, 2009
For all children Birth through 8th Grade !

Hey, kids, it’s time to “chill out” at the library with a GREAT book!  Winter Reading fun starts December 26, 2008 at the Muncie Public Library!  Sign up at Maring-Hunt, Kennedy or Conley and pick up a reading log to keep track of how much time you spend reading. You can even read magazines and listen to books on tape! 

Read just 20 minutes a day to reach a prize level and earn a prize! Be sure to bring your reading log to the library every week to earn:

 Book Bucks for the Bookworm store for children.

 Special prizes and drawing prize entries for middle school students.

 Entries for gift certificates for checking out five books.

Book bags and book marks will be given to the first 500 people who sign up early. Reach the half-way point and you are eligible for the end of Winter Reading Party.

Finish all levels of the Winter Reading Program and you are eligible for a drawing:

 Kids could win a $100 Books-A-Million gift certificate!

 Middle School Students will have a chance to win a digital camera!

Special activities will include:

Star Wars Party: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Maring-Hunt Library – (Grades K-8) 3:30-5:00 pm
Calling all you Jedi fans! Come to this galactic program and find out what your Star Wars name is. Have a blast with space age activities and Star Wars books. Try some Wookie Cookies, Jabba Juice and take a whack at the Death Star to destroy it.

Critter Junction: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Kennedy Library – (Family) 6:00 pm
Critter Junction Adventures is an exciting, live, action packed animal adventure program for all ages. Families will be thrilled and educated with our exotic critters. You never know what you will see at a Critter Junction program. Be sure to sign up and save your spot to at this exciting program!  741-7333

Wild & Wacky Popcorn Science: Thursday, January 22, 2009
Maring-Hunt Library – (Grades 2-5) 3:00-4:00 pm
How does popcorn pop? How many types of popcorn are there? Get the answers to these questions and more! Find out all about popcorn and have a poppin’ good time with books, activities and a popcorn craft! 741-5151

Pop Open a Good Book & Make a Valentine: Thursday, February 5, 2009Kennedy Library – (Grades K- 8) 3:30- 4:30 pm
Join us  for craft and reading fun! Rack up minutes to reach a reading level and earn a prize. Make a Valentine! 741-7333

Pop-In for a Good Movie – Kit Kittredge: An American Girl: Thursday, February 12, 2009
Maring-Hunt Library – (Family) 5:00-7:30 pm
Grab a friend and get to the library! Enjoy hot popcorn and a fun movie on the big screen! Best of all…it’s FREE! Check out books from the American Girls series! 741-5151

Winter Reading Program Celebration: Thursday, February 26, 2009
Kennedy Library – (Family*) 6:00-7:30Winter Reading Fans….CELEBRATE! Did you read 8 hours and reach the 4th level on your reading log? Then you’re eligible to attend the Pop Open a Good Book Blowout! Enjoy games, snacks, and fun! 741-7333 *(All Winter Readers who reach four levels, qualify to attend.)

If you don’t have a card, that’s okay! You can read at the Library! Read just 20 minutes a day to reach a prize level and earn a prize!

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