Summer Reading 2021 & Programs

The 2021 Summer Reading theme is Tails and Tales! If you need more information on these programs please e-mail our children’s librarian Sunkyung Roh at: childrens@newmilford.bccls.org or call 201-262-1221 ext 206. You can also view, download and print the Children’s Summer Programs & Calendar :

2021 Summer Newsletter

2021 Summer Program Calendar

Summer Reading Program
Log your reading in Beanstack. (Instructions of how to use Beanstack will be emailed to you after registration.) You will earn one raffle ticket for five books that you read.
The more you read, the more raffle tickets you will earn.
Attend library programs to get more raffle tickets.
Raffle drawings will be on Zoom at 3pm on Wednesday, August 25.

 

Zoom Programs (All grades are based on the 2021-2022 school year.)

Bergen County Zoo presents “Animal Tales”
Animal stories and activities for grades K-2
Live animal presentations
Wednesday, July 21 at 4pm
To register visit : https://forms.gle/cDKTwBTb4TAxjJyJA

Bergen County Zoo presents “Reptile Freestyle”
In-depth look at reptiles for grades 3-5
Live animal presentations
Wednesday, August 4 at 4pm
To register visit : https://forms.gle/tpiVrnCSui6nZHPx9

Pajama Storytime for Grade K-2
Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening.
Five Mondays at 6pm: 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Reading is Fun for Grade K-5
Drop everything and read! Various activities for fun reading
Five Wednesdays at 11am: 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Weekly Book Club for Grade 2&3
July: “Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us” by Lauren Castillo
August: “Saving Winslow” by Sharon Creech
Requirements to join: Download FlipGrid & Kahoot app prior to the first meeting.
Eight Tuesdays at 4pm: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Weekly Book Club for Grade 4&5
July: “Runaway Ralph” by Beverly Cleary
August: “The One and Only Bob” by Katherine Applegate
Requirements to join: Download FlipGrid & Kahoot app prior to the first meeting.
Eight Tuesdays at 5pm: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Reading Buddies for Grade 1-5
30-minute individual slots with a high school volunteer on Zoom
You can read to the volunteer or the volunteer can read to you.
Seven Mondays at 3-5pm: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Math Buddies for Grade 1-5
30-minute individual slots with a high school volunteer on Zoom
Seven Fridays at 3-5pm: 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27
To register visit : https://forms.gle/6f6n9GcsPnudbBB78

Outdoor Programs

Read & Make
Two Saturdays : July 17 & August 21 at 10:30am
Let’s read our favorite books and make something to take home.
To register visit : https://forms.gle/Aq4Rg8XHR2GKRpdG6

Toddler Time
Ages 0 – 2 years
Thursdays at 10 am & 11am
July 8 – August 26
To register visit : https://forms.gle/XdH9bR3ykYtsq2VH9

Preschool Time
Ages 3 years – 5 years
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm
July 6 – August 26
To register visit : https://forms.gle/XdH9bR3ykYtsq2VH9

Crafternoons
Thursdays at 4pm
July 8 – August 26
To register visit : https://forms.gle/XdH9bR3ykYtsq2VH9