New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

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2018 Children's
Summer Reading Program

June 18-August 4, 2018

The Children's Summer Reading Program is for:

Birth-Age 5 -- Read-To-Me

Students completed grades K-5 -- Summer Reading Club

Registration begins Monday, June 18.
Free reading bags are available to those who register
while supplies last.

Each child will keep a reading record and is encouraged to read 20 minutes per day. Time spent reading should be recorded by coloring each 20 minute increment.
(Reading records below are printable PDFs)

Read-To-Me Reading Record Summer Reading Club
 Reading Record

Children may read any books on their reading level.
Children who are not yet reading independently may be read to by another reader.

All reading records must be turned in to the library by Saturday, August 4.

End of Summer Reading Celebrations are for Read-To-Me and Summer Reading Club participants only. Registration is required for these events. Please register your child by Saturday, August 4.

Read-To-Me Celebration
Tuesday, August 7

Summer Reading Club Celebration
Saturday, August 11

Singing children

Join us throughout the summer for a variety of
Children's Activities and Activities for All Ages.
Registration is required for most activities.

Due to limited space we are unable to accomodate child care centers, groups, and summer camps at these events.

For more information or to register for Summer Reading activities, contact the Youth Services Department
in person, by phone: 252-638-7815, or
by e-mail: youthprograms(at)

(Children may participate in the Summer Reading Program without attending any storytimes, sessions, or special events.)

Summer Reading Program Home Page

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