Summer 2022 Literacy Fun!
Avoid the Summer Slide!
Here are a few fun ideas to keep learning going throughout the summer!
Check out these free summer reading programs!
The Michigan Learning Channel
Sterling Heights Public Library
This year, the Sterling Heights Public Library celebrates reading with its aquatic-themed Summer Reading Program, Ocean of Possibilities. This program runs June 6th to July 22, and will feature reading goals and prizes to inspire patrons to read all summer long. There are programs for babies, listeners, readers, special needs, teens, and adults. Patrons can participate at the Library, or track their progress on an online platform. Beginning on Monday, June 6, visit the library to get your goal sheet or Summer Reading | Sterling Heights, MI - Official Website (sterling-heights.net) to get started.
All Youth, Teens, and Adults that participate will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize. For those participating in-person, turn in your goal sheet by July 22 to be entered into the drawing. Grand prize winner will be announced July 23.
The Youth grand prizes are four tickets to SEA LIFE Aquarium + LEGOLAND, a hoverboard, or a $100 gift card to Urban Air Adventure Park. Teen grand prizes are a $100 Visa gift card or an oversized Jenga game. Adult grand prizes are a $100 Visa gift card, an oversized Yahtzee lawn game, or a ladder toss lawn game.
Celebrate the completion of another year of summer reading with a fun outdoor event! It will be held at the Dodge Park Farmers Market Pavilion. Join SHPL for crafts and ice cream and then stick around for a presentation featuring some scaly critters from our friends at The Reptarium of Utica. Register on their program calendar, or by calling 586-446-2640.
Clinton Macomb Public Library
All ages are invited to participate in the Clinton Macomb Public Library Summer Reading! You only need to read 45 days this summer to complete the program. Below are a few of the highlights of CMPL summer reading program. Be sure to watch the video above for more information!
- Read whatever you want!
- We recommend reading at least 15 minutes per day.
- Read at your own pace. You may log every day or only when you have reached 15, 30, and 45 day increments. You can log your reading using the calendar below or online.
- Each time you finish reading for 15 days, you earn a prize. You do not have to read for
- consecutive days. All children’s and teen prizes must be collected by August 13.
TRACK YOUR READING ONLINE
Register for a Beanstack account, or use your account from last summer to participate. You will need your library card to register. Once you have an account, look for the Log Reading button in the upper left corner of the screen. Click it to log your days. You do not have to log every day. You can select multiple dates on the calendar to log but you cannot log beyond today’s date.
This summer we have 14 activities to complete. For each activity you complete, you’ll earn a badge. Earn seven badges and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a $75 gift card. All ages may participate in the Activity Track. Winners will be contacted in August after Summer Reading concludes.
LOG YOUR READING
Now that you know all about all about Summer Reading, get started! Create your Beanstack account for register for this year’s reading challenge. We also have a paper chart if you would like to keep track of your reading on a paper calendar before you log it online.
ALL LOGGING MUST BE ENTERED BY AUGUST 13.
Click here to register for Clinton-Macomb Public Library
Barnes and Noble Summer Reading
Pizza Hut Camp BOOK IT!
PROGRAM DATES: JUNE - AUGUST
Camp BOOK IT! is open to all families with PreK-6th grade students (ages 4-12). Parents set goals, track reading and reward their students, all in their digital dashboard. Use the link below to join their free, digital, parent-led summer reading program to reward your child's reading all summer long. They can read books, magazines, eBooks and anything fun. Track your child's progress by entering their reading progress in their digital dashboard for June, July and August. When your child meets their goal, move the slider all the way over to receive their certificate for a Personal Pan Pizza in your email.
Scholastic Home Base
Dive deeper into favorite worlds and discover new stories by exploring Home Base.
Read and listen to book excerpts for hundreds of Scholastic's bestselling titles. Visit dedicated areas for bestselling series such as Wings of Fire, Dog Man, I Survived, The Baby-sitter’s Club, and more. Get sneak peeks of upcoming books and go behind the scenes of popular series.
Interact with Scholastic stories in new ways through book-based minigames, multiplayer activities, and other digital interactive experiences. With more than 20 unique single-player minigames and 8 multiplayer games, there’s always more to do. Whether it’s action, puzzles, strategy, or word games, they’ve got a challenge for every type of gamer.
Connect directly with Scholastic authors during LIVE events in Home Base. Discuss favorite books with other readers via the newsfeed and live, filtered chat. And express creativity through writing and sharing stories and comics. In addition to 24/7 moderation for safety, the Home Base admins model and encourage positive digital engagement, providing a great introduction for kids to internet safety.
Use the link below to join Scholastic Home Base!
Play BINGO with a friend or family member!
Make your own bookmark!
Explore a new website!
An informational site that asks and answers interesting questions about the world.
Fun free library of digital books on topics such as nature, health, families, and community helpers.
Animated talking picture books that have been created from well known authors. Use the information below to log in.
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