2017 Summer Reading Club June 17, 2017 - August 9, 2017 Registration (For pre-readers, kids, and teens): Registration begins Saturday, June 17 at 9 am. Pick up your reading log and summer book tote in Children's Room at the Community Center Annex Building (880 Bloomfield Ave.) After that, sign up for the club anytime in the Children’s Room or online. ALL PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE VERONA PUBLIC LIBRARY Pre-Readers thru Elementary School Your goal is to read for at least 2 hours each week. Mark your reading log for every 15 minutes of reading. After finishing your two hours of reading for the week, return to the Library for a prize (One prize per week). Completing the program entitles you to a grand prize entry drawing at the GRAND FINALE program on Wednesday, August 9 at 1:30 PM at the Verona Community Center. Registration opens June 17. Register Online Summer Reading Kick-Off Featuring Great Scott! Saturday, June 17 ~ 11:00 AM Verona Community Center Ballroom Wednesday Special Programs Events Begin at 1:30 PM 7/12 Par-T-Rex. Stan, a 7 foot, interactive T-Rex will bring the Jurassic Age to life! 7/19 The Lizard Guys bring an assortment of live reptiles. 7/26 Mad Science. Foam cups and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry in this exciting, gravity-defying event. 8/2 Eyes of the Wild. Traveling mammals from around the world will be visiting. Summer Reading Grand Finale Featuring Polka Dot! Wednesday, August 9 ~ 1:30 PM Verona Community Center Ballroom Prize drawings will be held after performance. Build a Better World: Make Music Beginning 7/25 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 pm For children in grades 4+ Learn to play the Ukulele in this 5 week music class. Join us twice a week for 10 hands-on sessions. Due to limited space, registration is limited to 8 children. Early Literacy Story Time for Infants & Toddlers (beginning 7/3) Mondays: 10:00 am In the Playground. Weather Permitting. Songs and Rhymes for birth through age 2 in the playground. Please bring a sit-upon or blanket. Tuesdays: 10:00 am Songs and rhymes in the Fireman's Room 2nd Floor of the Community Center. Pre-School Storytimes For Children Ages 3-5 Join us for stories, songs, and other fun-filled activities. Tuesdays: 11:00 am - Freman's Room 2nd Floor of the Community Center. Picnic Pre-School Story Time Wednesdays: 12:00 pm - Community Center Ballroom Bring your lunch and the Library will provide water and juice. 6/28 The People in Your Neighborhood 7/5 We Wear It Well 7/11 and 7/12 Be Sense-sational 7/18 and 719 Where Do you Live? 7/25 and 7/26 Things That Go. Beep Beep 8/1 and 8/2 Be Kind to Your Four-Legged Friends 8/8 Let’s Celebrate Author Go Round Wednesday, June 28 at 3:00 pm in the Community Center Ballroom For children in grades K-2 Join us for stories, poems, and other fun-filled activities featuring characters from books written by your favorite authors. A Story. A Story. A Poem. A Poem. Wednesday, July 5 at 3:00 pm in the Community Center Ballroom For children in grades 1-3 Bring your creativity and imaginations as we listen to stories, poems, play some games and complete some fun-filled writing activities. Afternoon Crafts with Mrs. A. Tuesdays: 3:30 pm in the Children's Room (Community Center Annex Building) For Children in Grades 2+ Two 4 Week Sessions: June 20 - July 11 and July 18 - August 8 Due to limited space, registration is limited to 8 children per 4 week session.