Summer Reading at Avalon

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Jun 082015
 

What’s that in the sky? A bird? A plane? No, it’s the book signal!

Summer reading sign-ups at Avalon begin on Saturday, June 13.

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With programs for kids, teens, and adults, make summer reading a family affair!  Books, comics/graphic novels, magazines, and audio books all count toward your reading time.

The children’s theme (for age 0-grade 5) this year is Every Hero Has a Story.  We will offer a number of programs involving both superheroes and real-life heroes, including special guests at storytime and a monthly superhero science program .

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For every 15 minutes read (whether as a read-to-me or independent reader), color one of the icons on the reading log.

2 hours = 1 raffle ticket

Completed log = small prize

The teen theme (for grades 6-12) is Unmask.  We will offer monthly teen programming related to comics and superheroes.

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For each hour read, check a box on the reading log.

2 hours = 1 raffle ticket

Completed log = small prize

The theme for adults is Escape the Ordinary.  Some of our book clubs may be reading titles related to the theme (TBA).

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For each book read, write the title on the reading log.

1 book = 1 raffle ticket

3 books = small prize

You may bring in your reading logs at any time to receive the prizes and/or tickets you have earned as of that date.  A staff member will highlight or initial your log.

All logs are due by closing time on Saturday, August 8!

All prize drawings will take place on Saturday, August 15 at 1 PM at our Wrap-up Party featuring the Ice Queen and 6 Big Heroes!

Digital Corps Spring Session

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Apr 082015
 

The spring session of Sprout Fund’s Digital Corps begins today!  Students in grades 4-8 can meet every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:00 PM to design game controllers, create an Operation game with working parts, program electronic music with fruit and vegetables, and more!  The session will run for 8 weeks until the end of May.  Please RSVP since space is limited.

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Harry Potter Book Night a Success!

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Feb 122015