2017 Summer Reading Program

SRP 2017

 

2017 Summer Reading Program

Together, this summer, we can “Build a Better World” at the Lake Travis Community Library during our eight week summer reading program! How will you Build a Better World? Come in, checkout books or download titles that inspire, engage and educate you about how to make a positive difference in your community and in your world! Reading is its own reward, but we also have prizes – the more you read, the more you win!

Summer Reading Program Launch Party

Saturday, June 3rd

10:30 am – 12 pm

Join us to celebrate the start of summer! Tiny Tails to You! will bring their baby animal petting zoo, children’s musician Mr. Will is set to play some great tunes, and we will enjoy delicious refreshments provided by HEB. We will make summer crafts together, have fun washable face tattoos, and pose at the photo wall! See you there!

 Summer Reading Program Finale

Friday, July 28th

4 pm – 6 pm

Come celebrate a successful summer reading program at our Summer Reading Program Finale! We will enjoy cold treats from the Kona Ice truck, live music, and chill crafts in the Children’s Room! Plus, we will draw prizes for the adult and teen reading raffle contest!


Children’s Summer Reading Program

How to Get Started

1. Pick up a Reading Log.

2. Enter titles or the number of minutes read.

3. Turn in your completed Reading Log to receive an awesome prize from the treasure chest! You can also participate on the bookmobile.


Tween/Teen Summer Reading Program

How to Get Started

1. Pick up your Frequent Reader Card from the circulation desk.

2. Get a punch for each book you read or library program you attend.

3. Turn in your Frequent Reader Card to earn a free book from Nancy’s Nook, and a chance to win awesome prizes!

Prizes Include

- $25 High Five gift card

- $25 Cinemark movie gift card

- $25 Torchy’s Taco gift card

- $25 Target gift card

- $25 JuiceLand gift card


Adult Summer Reading Program

How to Get Started

1. Pick up your Frequent Reader Card from the circulation desk.

2. Read five books. Get five punches!

3. Turn in your Frequent Reader Card to earn a free book from Nancy’s Nook, and a chance to win awesome prizes!

Prizes Include

- One Night Stay at Vintage Villas plus a $15 gift card to Spa 810

- $30 GO WASH gift card and a free oil change from QualTech

- $25 Torchy’s Tacos gift card

- $25 Cinemark movie gift card


Summer Mondays

Library Camp – Enjoy tons of fun at Library Camp! Practice reading skills, and enjoy crafting, science, writing projects, reader’s theater, and more! Library Camp activities vary each week. Camps are limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Library Camp pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of your camp session.

Monday, 1 pm – 2 pm

Age Group: Children entering Kindergarten

Monday, 2 pm – 3 pm

Age Group: Children entering Grades 1 & 2

Monday, 3 pm – 4 pm

Age Group: Children entering Grades 3 & Up


Summer Tuesdays

Science Camp – Explore exciting science topics like the five senses, gases, and light with different science experiments. Camps are limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Science Camp pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of your camp session.

Tuesday, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Age Group: 8 – 12 year olds

Come & Go Crafts - Drop in anytime during our creativity hours and make a summer reading themed craft! Each week we will make different crafts like free building with marshmallows and toothpicks, Alien Space Invaders, and pipe cleaner animals.

Tuesday, 1 pm – 3 pm

Age Group: All ages welcome!


Summer Wednesdays

Tween Time - Join us for Build a Better World crafts, games, and activities on Wednesdays this summer! Tween Time is limited to 12 participants. Pick up your Tween Time pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of Tween Time.

Wednesday, 2 pm – 3 pm

Age Group: 8 – 12 year olds

Family Flicks – Movies and popcorn! Each week we will watch different family-friendly flicks and enjoy some special treats!

Wednesday, 3 pm

Age Group: All ages welcome!


Summer Thursdays

Children’s Events - Awesome entertainers include: Clown Bonzo Crunch, Joe McDermott, Wild Things Zoofari, Dinosaur George, Critterman, and magician Cody Fisher.


Summer Fridays

Fun Shows at the Library - Special performers include: Hey Lolly, students from The Musicians Woodshed, and other special guests!


Summer Saturdays

Lego Robotics - This family Lego robotics event is perfect for beginners. Participants will follow detailed step-by-step on-screen instructions to build robots and write programs to get them working! Lego Robotics is limited to 8 parent/child pairs. Pick up your pass at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the start of Lego Robotics.

Saturday, 2 pm – 3 pm

Age Group: 5 & up


Distribution Process for Class and Camp Passes

  • Passes will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the class or camp start time on a first come, first served basis.
  • Children must be present to receive a pass.
  • If patrons arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the start time, they may line up on the bench in front of the circulation desk, starting closest to the coffee bar.
  • A child’s age or grade level will be verified before a pass is distributed.
  • Upcoming Events

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      July 27, 2017
      2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    • Summer Reading Program Finale

      July 28, 2017
      4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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    • College InRoads

      August 1, 2017
      5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

      Join College InRoads on Tuesday, August 1st at 5:45pm for a college planning workshop. Please RSVP to College InRoads at (512) 200-3626.

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