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Summer Reading Program

Summer is here--you know what that means--SUMMER READING PROGRAM FUN!

Children are encouraged to read 20 minutes per day for a total of 1500 minutes over the summer. Research shows that if a child begins reading 20 per day in Kindergarten, by the end of 6th grade, he/she will have read for the equivalent of 60 school days. Conversely if a child only reads 5 minutes per day from Kindergarten through 6th grade, he/she will have only read the equivalent of 3 school days.  What better way to reinforce all the teachers' efforts throughout the school year than to conquer the summer slide!  Children earn digital badges at 250 minute intervals and prizes for the big milestones--Let's read!

Children will receive take-home activity packs each week and library staff will broadcast B-I-N-G-O, Rocket Boosters Storytime and Rocket Club over Facebook, Zoom or YouTube. Watch for us!

Weekly schedule follows:
Tuesdays 10am B-I-N-G-O  LIVE!
*Wednesdays 1pm Popcorn & Movie
on the *begins in Phase III    lawn (weather permitting)
3pm Happy Humpday Tweens
‚Äč Thursdays 10am ROCKET CLUB LIVE!

SOMETHING NEW this summer our program is offering lunch 1 day per week to children aged 18 and under. 
Lunch schedule follow:
Tues     Gallatin 1130-1200  2 locations
Library back lawn & Gallatin Plaza Apts
Thurs    Jameson  1115-1130    Lion's Hall
   Coffey 1145-1200 
Coffey Baptist
Church lawn
   Pattonsburg  1215-1230  City Park
Fri              Altamont 1130-1145  Altamont Methodist Church lawn
   Winston 12-1215  Winston City Hall

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Registration

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program Log

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Main Library
306 West Grand,
Gallatin, MO 64640
660.663.3250 fax
Jamesport Branch
101 E. Main Street,
Jamesport, MO 64648

For hours at each library see Locations above.

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