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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2022

PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY

201 W. Washington St. | Petersburg, VA 23803 | 804-733-2387 www.ppls.org


SPONSORED BY

We would like to thank the Kiwanis Foundation for the support of the 2022 Summer Reading Program and the building of the new Petersburg Public Library.

Defining Statement

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.

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GUIDELINES & PRIZES Children • Sign up for the Summer Reading Program and receive a FREE book • Read at least 20 minutes a day and log your minutes • All reading counts!! No matter if it’s a book, audiobook, storytime, gaming manual, magazine or a family member reading to/with you • For each week’s log sheet you complete, have it stamped by the Children’s Department or Customer Services Department • If you cannot make it to the library, email a picture of your weekly vecteezy.com log sheet by 4 pm to pplsyouthdept@gmail.com or send it through Facebook Messager at pplsyouthservices. • For every log sheet turned in, participants will get a chance spin the “Reading Wheel” to win a prize. • Every participant is entered in the Mid-Summer Drawing July 16 with a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and Final-Summer Drawing August 16 with a chance to win a tablet and a back to school backpack with school supplies.

Adults June-“Fishing for Books” Stamp Card: Receive punch cards to be stamped for every 3 or more adult books checked out or 3 DVDs. The top 3 customers with the most cards, will win a prize. Prizes - 1st Prize - $30.00 gift card, 2nd Prize - $40.00 gift card and Grand Prize - $75.00 gift card. July- “Ocean” Bingo for Books: vecteezy.com Mark the blocks to spell Ocean on the bingo card. The more cards you get marked off the greater chance you have to win the Grand Prize. Prizes - 1st Prize - $30.00 gift card, 2nd Prize - $40.00 Wawa gas gift card, Grand Prize - $75.00 gift card. August- “Explore Reading for 20 Minutes a Day Challenge”. Check out books and get a calendar to keep track of your daily reading for the month. Submit your name in the drawing to win a prize, every time you check out a book or books. Prizes - Participants will be able to enter their name in three drawings for: $30.00 gift card, $50.00 gift card, $75.00 Croaker Spot Restaurant Gift Certificate and a $120.00 Pamper Me Massage Gift Certificate. The more books read the greater the chances of winning!

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JULY SUMMER READING PROGRAM OVERVIEW Children’s Events

MERMAID DREAM 7/5 @ 2-3pm

Join in on re-illustrating the book “Mermaid dreams” by creating a backdrop and character props that will bring the story to life.

THE CAPTAIN’S LOG 7/12 @ 2-3pm

Provides insight on life at sea. Let’s continue this tradition by making a Captain’s log for your voyages in life.

AHOY ME HEARTIES! 7/19 @ 2-3pm

Join the crew as we craft pirate hats, wooden ships, and go on a scavenger hunt.

DAVY JONES’S LOCKER! 7/26 @ 2-3pm

With an imagination, sea shells, and lots of tentacles, create your own treasure chest that’s protected by a Kraken.

Featuring

THE PRIVATE PROPERTY BAND

(adult and children) There will be a stage for a live band to play a variety of music. The show will have antique cars in the parking lot to be displayed for families to enjoy. Food trucks will have a variety of foods. Location: Library Parking Lot

7/9 @ 5-7pm

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JULY SUMMER READING PROGRAM OVERVIEW Children’s Events

MEET UNCLE TY-RONE

7/13 @ 2-3pm at the Petersburg Library at the Event Center The classy-hype ventriloquist Uncle Ty-Rone the Kid’s Comedian Come share his love for entertaining.

Conference & Events Center

July 27th @ 2-3pm at Library Event Center Interactive, story-based program. Learn while being entertained.

Every Wednesday in July @ 2-3pm

Learn the essential skills for tailoring and fashion design with hands on projects. Registration required.

Teen Events

SWAG UP THAT MUG! 7/14 @ 2-3pm

Swag up that mug! Lets give this plain mug an oceanic or coastline swag.

ANIME FEUD 7/28 @ 2-3pm

Let’s Chakra Anime movies, create anime characters, and sketch

Adult Programs

“OCEAN” BINGO FOR BOOKS: JULY

Mark the blocks to spell Ocean on the bingo card. The more cards you get marked off the greater chance you have to win the Grand Prize.

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august SUMMER READING PROGRAM OVERVIEW Children’s Events

EXTREME MAKEOVER! 8/02 @ 2-3pm

Lets create an ocean, a sea, an aquarium, a pond, river, or a fish bowl with great decors and accents for your sea creatures home.

LET’S PARTY!! 8/6 @ 2-4pm

End of Summer Reading Program Party at the Petersburg Public Library Children’s Department

Adult Programs

“EXPLORE READING FOR 20 MINUTES A DAY CHALLENGE”

August - Check out adult books and

get a calendar to keep track of your daily reading for the month. Submit your name in the drawing to win a prize, every time you check out a book or books. 8 SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2022

Featuring

SUDDEN CHANGE BAND 8/6 @ 5-7pm

There will be a stage for a live band to play a variety of music. The show will have antique cars in the parking lot to be displayed for families to enjoy. Food trucks will have a variety of foods Location: Library Parking Lot