Summer Learning 2020 Newsletter
Summer Learning 2020 with  READ Squared !
June 14 to August 15

Beginning June 14    -    Register Here!

Keep track of your reading in an online account

Children and Teens can earn the PATCH POWER badges
located in the Missions section

Earn points to purchase chances for the End-of-Summer Prize Raffle

Parents – Register yourself and add children to your account for easy logging 

Older Children, Teens and Adults can all register for individual accounts 

Choose a Program:

Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Adults should read to babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. Older children who read to babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children can count those minutes on their logs too. Every 120 minutes of reading earns one chance for the End-of-Summer Prize Raffle. The more you read, the more chances you earn! Count only the reading done between June 14 and August 15.


Students in Grades K to 5  
Reading (or listening to reading) for 120 minutes, earns one chance for the End-of-Summer Prize Raffle. The more you read, the more chances you earn! Count only reading (or listening to reading) done between June 14 and August 15. PLUS- Submit an online book review and earn another chance for the raffle.

Teens in Grades 6 to 12 
Reading (or listening to reading) for 120 minutes earns one chance for the 
End-of-Summer Prize Raffle. The more you read, the more chances you earn! Count only reading (or listening to reading) done between June 14 and August 15. PLUS – Submit an online book review and earn another chance for the raffle.


Adults age 18 and over 
Every book read (or listened to) earns one chance for the End-of-Summer Prize Raffle. The more books you read, the more chances you will earn! Only books read (or listened to) between June 14 and August 15 count. PLUS- Submit an online book review and earn another chance for the raffle.


June Summer Reading Programs
Yoga For Kids


Join Yoga instructor Miss Amanda, from AHHAH - Arts Holding Hands and Hearts, Inc. 
for yoga classes from the library this summer. 

Children, teens, and parents are invited.  

Registration required

You will be emailed the link 24 hours in advance. 
Tuesday, June 16, 23, & 30
@ 10:30 AM
Fathers Day Craft Video
We'll post a YouTube video of a craft you can make for Dad.

Yarn Wrapped Containers 
You will need:
Yarn, string, or twine
Aluminum can or plastic container
Craft glue that dries clear
Scissors

Follow along and make Dad a cool gift for Father's Day 

Share your creations in the comments

Instructions will be available here .

*This program qualifies as a Patch Power mission- Caped Avenger or Crafty Creator
Wednesday, June 17 @ 1:30 PM
Makin' Music


Music and movement fun for children. Sing, dance and shake your sillies out with Mr. Daniel this morning. 

Be sure to have something to shake and rattle, a scarf for waving 
and dancing, and something like sticks for tapping!

Registration required


You will be emailed the link 24 hours in advance. 
Thursday, June 18 @ 11 AM
Zoom in and Clear Your Clutter
For adults

Join Katya Wieber, a Clutter Clearing Practitioner, as she talks about how clutter affects you, what clutter clearing is and gives you tips to begin a clutter free life.
  
There will be a question and answer period after the talk.
 
Registration required
Links are emailed 24 hours before the event 
Thursday, June 18 @ 6 PM
Bluebird Chat with Ken Leister

Bluebird expert Ken Leister will be online in a Zoom meeting to talk about Eastern Bluebirds 
- how to attract them to your backyard, how to take care of them, how to build a nest box, and anything else you would like to chat about. 

Registration required
 
You will be emailed the link 24 hours in advance. 
Saturday, June 20 @ 10:15 AM
THIS WEEK LIVE with Miss Ariel 


Tune in to our Facebook page at 1:00 PM today and see what's happening this week at Chester Springs Library:
• Summer Reading Updates
• Children's programs
• Curbside services
Monday, June 22 & 29 @ 1PM
Pom-Pom Pet Craft Live on Facebook

Miss Ariel will show you how to create a pom-pom pet with a fork, yarn, and scissors 

Use felt, pipe cleaners, and eggshells to finish your pet.
  
Share your pets in the comments.

Instructions will be available here .

*This program qualifies as a Patch Power mission- Zookeeper or Crafty Creator
Tuesday, June 23 @ 1:30
Preschool Crafts Live!

Create a simple suncatcher with Miss Ariel. All ages are welcome to craft along. Share your suncatchers in the comments. 

You will need:
Clear plastic round lid
Colored tissue paper
String for hanging
Glue
Tape

Instructions will be available here .

*This program qualifies as a Patch Power mission- Crafty Creator
Thursday, June 25 @ 10:30 AM
What Are You Reading?

Zoom Book Club for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders
 
Join Miss Ariel and share the books you’ve been reading so far this summer.

Talk, share and get inspired by what your peers are reading! 
Find out what's new and ready to check out at the library 

Registration required
Links are emailed 24 hours before the event 
June 25 @ 1:30-2 PM
 
Craft Take and Make: Fairy Trinkets 

 What do you think a fairy would find and keep as a treasure?
Miss Ariel has some ideas and will share them with you in this craft kit.

For students in grades 3 to 8

Register to pick-up a craft kit today
Please follow our curbside pick-up procedure 

Kits will include instructions, a small glass jar and everything needed to create a Fairy Trinket

Instructions will be available here .
Tuesday, June 30
Story Time

Stories, finger-plays, and songs

Check the website for more information.
Chester Springs Library is a member of the Chester County Library System