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Winter Reading Program

December 15, 2008

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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Winter Reading Program

December 13, 2007

Snow on Book Sculpture

Hey, kids, it’s time to “chill out” at the library with a GREAT book!  Winter Reading fun starts January 2 at the Muncie Public Library!  Sign up at Maring-Hunt, Carnegie, or Conley public library and get a reading log to keep track of the fun reading you do. You can even read magazines and listen to books on tape! 

Be sure to bring your reading log to the library every week to earn cool prizes like treasures from the treasure chest, or free book and food coupons. Make it to the halfway level and you are eligible for a $30 Toys R Us gift certificate drawing. Finish all the reading levels and you will receive a chance to enter the end of program drawing for a $50 Wal-Mart gift certificate!

Plus, when you check out 5 books and/or attend a winter reading program you will be eligible for a drawing for a $25 Books-a-Million gift certificate!

Check out the special Winter Reading Programs for make-and-take crafts, afternoon movies, Read and Feed and MORE fabulous story times for preschoolers and kids. 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!

Melt into the library and have fun! If you liked summer reading, you’ll love Winter Reading! Brrrrrr!

For more information, visit any Youth Services Desk at Muncie Public Library. Last day to sign up for Winter Reading is February 15, 2008. Last day to pick up prizes is March 7, 2008

Youth Services Contact Number: Maring-Hunt 741.5151, Conley 747.8216, Carnegie 741.5158

*If you are in 6th, 7th, or 8th grades check out the drawing prizes below to see what is available for you!

 Your choice of Drawing Prizes will include:

  • That MP3 Player you never got for Christmas
  • A Flash Drive
  • Downloadable iTunes

You will receive additional drawing entries by:

  • Reaching a reading level  
  • Checking out five books 
  • Attending a program.

When you reach the top level, enjoy a personal pan pizza from Papa John’s.

Last day to sign up: February 15, 2008. Last day to pick up prizes: March 7, 2008.

Snow is Falling, Books are Calling is for kids preschool through 8th grade. The middle school program is for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. For more information call 741.5151 or check out our website.

Be sure to visit us at Maring-Hunt, Carnegie or Conley locations starting January 2, 2008 to sign up and get all the details.

*Hey parents, want to see some facts about reading?

Special Winter Programs

December 13, 2007

Snowflake

JANUARY 2008:

 

 

Thursday, January 3rd: 4-6 p.m. – Read-n-Feed

            – Maring-Hunt Fort

                               – Grades K-8

Tuesday, January 8th : 4-5 p.m. – Zoom Into Science

            -Maring-Hunt Fort

            – Grades  K-5

Tuesday, January 15th:  3:30-5 p.m. – Yarns & Reads

            – Carnegie Meeting Room

            – Grades K-8

Tuesday, January 22nd: 4-5 p.m. – Zoom Into Science

            -Maring-Hunt Fort

            – Grades  K-5

Thursday, January 24th:  5:30-7:30 p.m. – Family Movie Night

            – Maring-Hunt Meeting Room

            – Family

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FEBRUARY 2008:

 

 

Thursday, February 7th: 4 – 6 p.m. – Gaming Mania!

            – Maring-Hunt Fort

            – Grades 3-8

Monday, February 11th: 4 – 5 p.m. –  Valentine Crafts

            – Carnegie Library Meeting Room

            – Grades K-8

Thursday, February 21st: 6: 30 p.m. – Critter Junction

            – Kennedy Library Meeting Room

            – Family

Visit our calendar for information on all of our weekly preschool programs. Select ‘Children’s Programs’ and the Library location, or leave the location blank for a list of programs at all locations.