Duluth Public Library Summer Reading Program Home Page
June 2 - August 15, 2014

   Birth-PreK       Kids       Teen       Adult   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, August 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Learn what games dogs and cats love! Make a dog or cat tug toy. Animal Allies will bring some real life animal friends. Drop in for some furry fun!

 
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. 

Location
Outer Lounge
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Drop in with your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader, between 10 am and noon. Library staff will help you learn how to download ebooks from the OverDrive downloadable books service. No registration or appointments are needed.
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

For children from birth to 36 months. 20 minutes of simple stories and fingerplays for infants and toddlers with parents.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
11:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. Parents are welcome to attend with their preschoolers but may also treat it as a first independent activity for their children.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. 

Location
Outer Lounge
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

For children from birth to 36 months. 20 minutes of simple stories and fingerplays for infants and toddlers with parents.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. Parents are welcome to attend with their preschoolers but may also treat it as a first independent activity for their children.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 08, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Drop in with your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader. Library staff will help you learn how to download ebooks from the OverDrive downloadable books service. No registration or appointments are needed.
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. 

Location
Outer Lounge
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

For children from birth to 36 months. 20 minutes of simple stories and fingerplays for infants and toddlers with parents.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
11:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. Parents are welcome to attend with their preschoolers but may also treat it as a first independent activity for their children.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Build an amazing creation, based on the theme of the day or use your own imagination. You'll have a chance to walk around and admire what everyone else has made. You may choose to have your creation displayed in Youth Services following the program. For kids entering grades K-5.

Registration notes: Please include an email address or phone number for a reminder before the event. If you are on the waiting list, you will receive notification if a space opens up for you. Please register each individual child who will be attending.
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 15, 2014
Time
4:30 PM
Description

Kids can read out loud to Tracy or Tanzy, registered therapy dogs. It's a great way to practice reading, develop reading fluency and have fun with a warm, furry friend.

Come to the library and sign up for a reading time (sorry - no advance registrations).

Choose a book or bring one from home.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A crash course on the basics of improvisation! Learn how to think on your feet and become anyone or anything you want to be at the drop of a hat. Spontaneous snack included!
Location
Senior Center Meeting Room
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. 

Location
Outer Lounge
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

For children from birth to 36 months. 20 minutes of simple stories and fingerplays for infants and toddlers with parents.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
11:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. Parents are welcome to attend with their preschoolers but may also treat it as a first independent activity for their children.

Meet in Youth Services. We'll go to one of the library meeting rooms if it's available.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Drop in with your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader. Library staff will help you learn how to download ebooks from the OverDrive downloadable books service. No registration or appointments are needed.
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:15 AM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Location
Youth Services Area
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays. 

Location
Outer Lounge
Library
West Duluth Branch

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Important Messages
Welcome to the Duluth Public Library's Summer Reading Program for ages birth - preschool! This program is intended help prepare children to be ready to read through talking, writing, reading, singing and playing together. Log minutes spent on these early literacy practices to earn prizes at the 5 and 15 hour marks, and when 25 hours are reached, choose a book to keep and be entered into a drawing for a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card! Every additional 25 hours logged earns another entry into the drawing.
Reviews
Title
the ants go marching
Author
Jeffrey Scherer
ISBN
978-0-54-534603-0
Review
One of his favorite books
Rating
Public/Private
Yes
Title
Truck Stop
Author
Anne Rockwell
ISBN
9780670062614
Review
My favorite book.
Rating
Public/Private
Yes