Summer Reading Program

2020 *VIRTUAL* Summer Reading Program!

Ages 0-18 Click Here to Register (age 12 can choose kids OR teen program)
 

Birth – Age 3:  Parents can sign up online and participate in family reading.  Each participant will receive a chance at weekly prize drawings.

Ages 4 – 12:  Participants will log into the Summer Reading website to track minutes read.  Whether a child reads to themselves, reads to someone else or is read to, it all counts for their minutes.  Every time a child logs in their minutes they are entered into a weekly prize drawing. The first 150 children that log 500 minutes will receive a coupon to Frosted Bakery for 1 FREE cookie! The child that reads the most minutes by the end of the Summer Reading Program WINS the grand prize for their age group!

Ages 12 – 18:  Teens will log into the Summer Reading website to track minutes read. Every time a teen logs their minutes they are entered into a weekly prize drawing. The goal for teens this summer is to read 2,020 minutes for 2020! The teen that reads the most minutes by the end of the Summer Reading Program WINS the grand prize! 

 

Once Upon a Time… BINGO! 
 Click HERE to print your BINGO board or contact us to print one for you!
Drop your completed board in our outside Book Return by August 31st to be entered into a prize drawing! 

 

 

Ongoing Virtual Series:

Page Turner Adventures

Fun, interactive 10 week program beginning June 22, filled with comedy story theater shows, special guests, authors & illustrators, crafts, games, recipes & more! Join our private Facebook group to access all the fun:
Cortland Free Library, Page Turner Adventures, 2020 Summer Reading

 

 

Checkers LibraryTV

Join Checkers the Inventor and his sidekick, Snoozer for storytelling, special guests, art projects, science experiments, and more! New episodes every week beginning June 22.
Video links will be posted on our Facebook (Cortland Free Library Youth Services)
and Instagram (@cortlandfreelibrary)

 

 

Virtual Programs

 

Despicable Dragons

Available on our Social Media until the end of Summer!
Join Miss Tammy for dragon stories & learn how to make your own fire breathing dragon! 

 

Dewey the Dragon Puppet Show

Monday, August 3
Join Dewey and his friends as they read & act out fairytales. Video link will be posted on our social media.

 

Twisty Tales

Monday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
Join Miss Tammy for “guess the fairytale” fun! Contact the library to register.

 

 

Weekly Take & Make Activity – Ages 4-12 years

Each week supplies will be provided for a craft/activity for you to do at home.
Registration is limited is required for each week. Call or email the library to sign up.

 

These performances has been made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

 

 

Virtual Story Times

Baby/Toddler Time
geared to ages 0-2
Every Tuesday on our Facebook & Instagram

Preschool Story Time
geared to ages 3-5
Every Thursday on our Facebook and Instagram

 

 

Special Teen Events:

 

Escape Room

Thursday, August 6
Link posted to our social media.