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Tompkins County Public Library

2014 Summer Reading Program

Tompkins County Public Library will celebrate summer free reading programs for infants, toddlers, school-aged children and teens.

Programs being offered for 2014 are:

READ TO ME (Pregnancy through Age 4): “Read to Me” encourages parents, parents-to-be and other caregivers to foster a love of reading at an early age. Registrants who complete a Reading Bingo Card--featuring ideas on incorporating early literacy activities in their everyday routines--will receive a free book and a chance to win gift certificates from local merchants. For more information, and to download Reading Bingo Cards, visit: http://tcpl.org/kids/programs-summer-pre-reader.php

FIZZ, BOOM, READ! (Ages 5 through 10): “Fizz, Boom, Read!” is designed to promote reading for children ages 5 through 10. Participants are encouraged to read every day during the summer months. Children who keep track of the time they spend reading will receive a certificate of participation, a free book and the chance to win raffle prizes! For more information, and to download a Time Tracking Log, visit: http://tcpl.org/kids/programs-summer.php

SPARK A REACTION (Tween & Teen Challenge): Teens can participate in Summer Reading 2014 by keeping track of the time they spend reading for a chance to earn prizes! All teens receive a free book with registration. For more information, a full list of teen programming and great book suggestions, visit: http://tcpl.org/teens/programs.php For more information, contact the Library’s Youth Services Department at (607) 272-4557 extension 275.

TCPL’s 2014 Summer Reading Programming has been made possible by the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation with support from the Harmon Foundation, the Youth Services Programming Endowment Fund, the Michael Kammen Children’s Fund, and the Myrtle Dee Nash Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County.