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June 2015 - Summer Reading Edition

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Summer Reading

This month's newsletter is dedicated to summer reading. I want to encourage you to use your free time to get lost in a great book. On this page you will find some important information about using the online resources from the IMC as well as some suggestions to keep you reading during the summer months.


Don't forget you can always explore Destiny or Destiny Quest during the summer months. You can recommend books, write book reviews, and browse the library titles all through Destiny. Your log in is your district username and assigned password.


Enjoy!

Ms. Nolte

Summer Reading Lists

ALSC's Summer Reading List

Reading can be one of the many fun activities children fill their summer time with. Research has shown it is also much more! Children who participate in public library summer reading programs not only avoid the “summer slide” in learning, but also score higher on reading achievement tests than those who do not participate. The books on this list come highly recommended by kid readers from all over the country and may also be available in ebook, audio book, braille, and large print formats. This summer, encourage your child to participate in the summer programs happening at your library.


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade


3rd Grade - 5th Grade


6th Grade - 8th Grade

Every Hero Has a Story

Many libraries across the country are using "Every Hero Has a Story" as the theme of their 2015 summer reading program. Check out these great hero based titles.


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade


3rd Grade - 4th Grade


5th Grade - 6th Grade

Scholastic Reading Lists

Scholastic offers a variety of reading lists for children ages 0-13. You can browse a variety of categories including award winners, favorites and classics, adventure and fantasy, sports, and many more. Check out the book lists HERE!

Join a Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ is a free online reading program for kids.

Join today and let’s set a new reading world record for summer 2015!

(May 4 - Sept 4, 2015)

Register here

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Cedarburg Public Library

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) at CPL officially starts on June 13th when registration begins. There are reading programs for youth, teens, and adults offering raffle prizes plus lots of special events. That means you can get cool stuff simply by reading! The SRP themes this year include Every Hero Has a Story (youth), Unmask! (teens), and Escape the Ordinary (adults). Stop by the library to get registered and join in the fun! Special event details are listed on our online and print event calendars.

10 Weeks of Summer Reading Adventures for You and Your Kids

It's not hard to help your children keep their interest in reading and learning during the summer break. Here are ten weeks of suggestions to encourage your children to open books even after school doors close.

Check out the ideas HERE!

Log In Information

Usernames and Passwords

You can use any and all of these resources over the summer months. All of them can be found on the Destiny Home Page. There are lots of additional links on the Destiny Home Page for your child to explore. You will need to use the following usernames and passwords to have access to the sites listed below.


BookFlix - A site that pairs fiction and nonfiction texts and allows users to read along while listening to the text. Grades K-3

TrueFlix - A collection of science and social studies books. Each title features a video, a nonfiction books, quiz, and activities. Grades 3-5


Log In Information

  • Parkview: Username - parkviewc, Password - parkviewc
  • Thorson: Username - thorson, Password - thorson
  • Westlawn: Username - westlawnes, Password - remote



BrainPop (3-5) and BrainPop Jr. (K-3) - A site that offers a variety of videos for students to watch. Each video contains a quiz and activities for students to try.


Log In Information

  • Parkview: Username - csdpark, Password - cedarburg
  • Thorson: Username - csdthorson, Password - cedarburg
  • Westlawn: Username - csdwestlawn, Password - cedarburg




Discovery Education - A collection of videos, images, text, interactive games, audio, and much more. Encourage your child to explore a topic of their interest. Any grade


Log In Information

  • Username: district issued email address (student username followed by @stu.cedarburg.k12.wi.us
  • Password: district issued password