• Here Be Dragons Online July 9th at 3:30 pm.
  • Storytime with Ms Kelly on Tuesdays at 10am on Facebook.
  • Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1st.

THE BARTOW COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM SUMMER READING CHALLENGE 2020

June 1st – July 31st

Use Beanstack to participate in one of our reading challenges. Log reading and activities in order to win prizes and be entered into our drawings!

Step 1

Register an individual or whole family.

Step 2

Select the challenge each reader will participate in.

Step 3

Log your reading and activities to earn badges for prizes and drawings.

July 2020 Programs

Programs

Early Literacy Challenge

Activity Sheet for Early Literacy Challenge. Complete activities listed on the sheet to earn badges and prizes in our Early Literacy Summer Reading Challenge.

Afternoon Adventures Online
Wednesdays in July from 3:30 pm- 4:40 pm

Join us on our Facebook page for stories and crafts for ages 5 and up!

Here Be Dragons Online
Thursday, July 9th from 3:30 pm- 5:30 am

Where do stories and myths about dragons come from? Join Out of the Box for a program featuring some of the gigantic animals that walked the earth, swam the oceans, and inspired dragons! This program will only be available on our Facebook page from 3:30 to 5:30p.m.

Fire Breathing Dragon Video Tutorial (Social Media)
Monday, July 13th

Kids Cook: Jungle Book Online
Friday, July 17th from 11 am – 11:30 am

Ron Anglin: Jongelur of Notre Dame (tentative)
Friday, July 23rd from 11 am – 12 pm

Be amazed and laugh out loud with the juggling and acrobatic skills of Ron Anglin!

Storytimes

Toddler Time/Preschool Storytime Online
Tuesdays, 10 am – 10:15 am

Join us on our Facebook page for a story, song or rhyme, and an activity you can try at home! Ages 18 months – 5 years.

Online Book Premier

Join us on Facebook live April 22nd at 3:30pm for an online book premier and author visit with Randi Sonenshine featuring the book “The Nest That Wren Built.” Check out our Facebook page and website daily starting on April, 20th for fun activities, crafts, and interviews with author Randi Sonenshine. There will also be an interview and activity session with the Atlanta Audubon Society.

The Atlanta Audubon Society website has several educational videos and additional lessons for children, including backyard birds coloring pages.

Additional Resources:

What Makes a Bird a Bird

Ten Common Birds of Atlanta

Randi Sonenshine’s website activities

Free resources to supplement at home learning

Center for Puppetry Arts
The Center will be streaming free performances of its puppet shows. It also has study guides and other digital programming.

Scholastic Learn at Home
Scholastic has put together a collection of daily projects, books, and videos for prek through 9th grade to help families keep learning at home.

Fernbank Museum: Museum at Home
Explore science and natue from home with videos, fun facts, and more from Frernbannk.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: Home Safari Resources
The Cincinnati Zoo goes live each day and highlights one of their amazing animals. Each session includes an activity or craft that can be done at home. Access to past animals is easily available on their site as well.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Get your paper, pencils, and crayons ready and join the Kennedy Center and Mo Willems for art and writing sessions. Be sure to check out the Kennedy Center’s free educational videos as well.