James Rive Valley Library System

James River Valley Library System

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JAMES RIVER VALLEY LIBRARY SYSTEM
2018 Summer Reading Program & Activities
Theme: Libraries Rock!

We are planning to have a fun summer here at the library! We hope that you will join us for all the fun and exciting programs that we have planned. There is something for everyone!

  • All programs are free and open to the public.
  • Crafts are first come, first served, while supplies last.
  • You must pre-register for Book Club, Lego Club, and Movies 1 week prior to the event.
  • Please no large groups, space & supplies are limited.
  • All children under age 9 are required to be accompanied by an adult while at the library and while participating in library events. 
     

 Below is a list of children’s programs that the library offers during the summer. A complete schedule with dates and times for these events will be available by June 1, 2018 at the library, or on our website: www.jrvls.org.

Treasure Chest Reading Program
Preschool - age 12
Registration for the Treasure Chest Reading Program will begin on June 4, 2018.
To participate in this program, you will keep track of the number of books you read or the number of pages you read using the provided reading log from the library to earn PRIZES!
All reading logs must be completed and turned in by August 30, 2018 to qualify for the grand prize drawing.

Teen Reading Program
Ages: 11-17
Registration for the Teen Summer Reading Program begins on June 4, 2018.
To participate in the reading program you will keep track of the number of books you read using the provided reading log from the library to earn PRIZES!
Once you have completed the reading log, you will receive a prize and your name will go in to the drawing for the Grand Prize!

All reading logs must be completed and turned in by August 30, 2018 to qualify for the grand prize drawing.

To learn more about this program, please contact the children’s department at the library. 701-252-2990.

Storytime
Toddlers & Preschoolers
This program is designed for toddlers and preschoolers, or any child who still enjoys listening to stories and singing songs.
We read stories, do stretches, sing songs and much more! Parent/child participation is also encouraged. Each storytime session usually lasts between 25-30 minutes.  Registration is not required for this event.

Movie @ The Library! 
Ages 5-17
Come watch a FREE Movie on the BIG screen at the library! Free popcorn and juice will be provided.
Registration is required for this event; please contact the children’s department at the library to find out when and where to sign up for your free ticket. 701-252-2990.

Simple Crafts
Ages: 3-10
Join us at the library for simple crafts. All supplies will be provided first come, first served. We do use paint and other messy stuff sometimes, so please wear something you won’t mind getting messy.
To find out what we will be making, please contact the children’s department at the library. 701-252-2990.
Please no large groups, supplies are limited. Registration is not required for this event.

Book Zone Book Club
A book club for ages 9-13
We will talk about the book, play some games and win some prizes! Registration is required for this event; please contact the children’s department at the library to find out which books we will be reading and how to register. 701-252-2990.

Lego Club
Ages 5-17 (ages 5-8 welcome with parent supervision)
At each meeting, we will provide a theme to inspire the children to design their creations. At the end of each meeting the children will have the opportunity to present their design to the group. All creations will go on display in the children's department for at least one week after each event.
Registration is required for this event. Registration will be open beginning 1 week prior to the event. You may register in person at the Children's Desk at Alfred Dickey Library, or by calling the Children's Department at 701-252-2990.
All children under age 9 need to be accompanied by an adult while at the library.

All supplies will be provided, please do not bring your own Legos.

Teen Crafts
Ages 10-17
Join us at the library for crafts. All supplies will be provided first come, first served. We do use paint and other messy stuff sometimes, so please wear something you will not mind getting messy.
To find out what we will be making, please contact the children’s department at the library. 701-252-2990.
Please no large groups, supplies are limited. Registration is not required for this event.

For questions or for more information about these programs, please call the Alfred Dickey Library, Children’s Department:  252-2990 or visit our website at www.jrvls.org or send us an email at adpl@daktel.com.

All programs, dates, and times are subject to change without notice.

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