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Prima's Picks Summer Reading Program for Kids

  • Details

  • 5/18/19
  • 12 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • $0 – $10
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Literary
  • Kid Friendly

Event Description

Join us for Prima’s Picks Summer Reading Program
a summer reading program for preschool-age through teens
May 18 through August 24, 2019

Between June 8 and August 21 we invite all children and teens to keep track of their reading time and/or books read to be eligible for prizes. Prizes will be given away at our End of Summer Picnic Lunch.

Reading logs will be available at M and M Bookstore starting on May 15, 2019.

For all reading levels 
  • Prima’s Picks Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party
    • Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1 pm to 3 pm. Prima, the alpaca, will be at the store for picture opportunities.

  • Meet the Author! Discover how books are made.
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Daphne Self

    • Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 11 am to Noon: Shannon Schlotfelt

    • Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 11 am to Noon: Mary Griffith Chalupsky

    • Wednesday, August 14, 11 am to Noon: K.M. Ryant Hutzel

  • Prima’s Picks End of Summer Picnic
    • Saturday, August 24 from Noon to 2 pm
    • Prizes will be given away. Prima, the alpaca, will be at the store for picture opportunities.
Preschool Story Time, stories & activities for ages 3 to 6
  • Tuesdays, 11 am to 11:45 am
    • June 11, 18, 25
    • July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • August 6, 13, 20
Story Time for School Age, stories for ages 6 to 12
  • Wednesdays, 11 am to Noon
    • June 19, 26
    • July 3, 17, 24, 31
    • August 7
Book Club for Middle Grades, grade 5 to 7
  • Wednesdays, 1 pm to 2 pm
  • Registration required. Call 319-396-8420 to register.
Book Clubs for Teens, ages 13 to 18
  • What’cha Reading — Read whatever you want, and join us to chat about what you read and tell us if we should check it out the next time we are looking for a book to read.
    • Thursday, June 20, 5 pm to 6 pm
    • Thursday, July 18, 5 pm to 6 pm

    • Thursday, August 15, 5 pm to 6 pm
  • Our Pick Book Club— Teens are welcome to join our regular “Our Pick” Book Club this summer. We have chosen two books that are appropriate for teens and adults.

* A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 13 participating in our events and remain in the store for the duration.

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