Summer Reading Program at Mid-Continent Public Library (Kids & Teens)
Now that summer is officially underway, the Mid- Continent Public Library has launched their annual summer reading program. This summer reading program for kids (and adults) encourages them to read at least 20 minutes per day.
If your kiddoIf your kiddos love to read, dive in and explore this excellent program for them to join. Learn more about it below:
**Prevent the Summer Slide: Studies have shown that children participating in educational activities and reading during the summer can reduce the Summer Slide when your children are out of school. Keep your kids engaged with MCPL’s Summer Reading Program!
The MCPL’s summer reading program is a fun way to get your children (& yourself) reading more by completing different reading tasks. Plus, you can earn free books & prizes just for reading.
This year, the Mid-Continent Summer Reading program is running May 31st to August 23rd, 2022, with programs for kids/teens & adults.
How Does it Work?
After you register, you will track the number of books read from May 31st to August 23rd, 2022. You can begin logging books as soon as you register as well as books you read before you created your account. MCPL utilizes the app Beanstalk to track books read, as well as provide updates and messages to participants. There are also activities and challenges to complete as well. (Multiple children can be registered under one account).
The program will focus on reading for 20 minutes per day, counting the number of days children 0-19 are able to read 20+ minutes in a day. Be sure to log each day you complete!
What Can I Earn?
By participating and reading books, there are a few different community prizes you can earn in addition to a free book. You can also log each time you attend a program at the Library this summer and it will count as well!
Level 1: 20 Days = One book + one entry into branch drawing for four-pack of tickets from each Community Partner
Level 2: 40 Days = One book + one entry into a drawing for a Community Partner grand prize
Level 3: 60 Days = One book + one entry into a branch drawing for a Kindle Fire
According to MCPL, “Every reader (age 0-19) who reads for 20 minutes a day for 20 days will receive a free book and will be entered into a branch According to MCPL, “Every reader (age 0-19) who reads for 20 minutes a day for 20 days will receive a free book and will be entered into a branch drawing to win a four-pack of tickets from one of the Library’s Community partners: Science City, SEA LIFE Kansas City, Kansas City Zoo, and the Kansas City Royals,
Read another 20 days, and you’ll get a second free book and be entered to win a grand prize from one of the Library’s Community partners. And, if Read another 20 days, and you’ll get a second free book and be entered to win a grand prize from one of the Library’s Community partners. And, if you can read 20 minutes per day for another 20 days (total of 60 days), you’ll get a third free book and you’ll be entered into a branch drawing for a Kindle Fire! “
Learn more about the summer reading program on the MCPL website.
We hope your family enjoys reading this summer!
From our family to yours, iFamilyKC