Kids Summer Reading Program 2023
Babies & Kids up to Grade 6
For Babies & Kids up to Grade 6
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - Friday, August 11, 2023
- Color in each day you read (or are read to by someone else) on your paper calendar - available to pick up starting June 20.
- Earn a raffle ticket for each day you color in. Visit the library to receive tickets and spin the wheel for a chance to win more tickets or a prize!
- Raffle winners will be chosen every week. It is possible to win more than one raffle prize throughout the program!
What counts as reading?
- You can read: print books, ebooks, magazines, graphic novels, comics, and newspapers.
- You can listen to audiobooks on CD, eAudiobooks, Wonderbooks, and Playaways.
- Someone can read to you, you can read to your siblings, your parents, your cousin, your dog, your pet rock - the list is endless!
How much do I have to read to color in a day on my paper calendar?
- There is no required reading amount. The library just wants to encourage kids to Read Everyday! As long as you have read something that day, you can color in or mark off that day on your calendar. (Caregivers may create their own reading requirements if they wish!)
Free Streaming Service with your Charlton library card
Kanopy Kids, accessed through the main Kanopy page, features a collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that range across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favorites.
Kanopy Kids is appropriate for children ages 2 and up, with a focus on Kids age 2-8. Parents can also choose to implement parental controls to enable them to stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content. Films can be streamed via charltonlibrary.kanopy.com or by downloading the KANOPY mobile app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Roku or Chromecast.
How to create an account in Kanopy
• To get started, visit kanopy.com and select the “Add Library Card” button on the lower left
• Enter your library card credentials
• Create an account using your preferred email
• Begin streaming!
Children's Room Hours
The Children's Room closes 15 minutes prior to the rest of the building so that staff may pick up and santize our new toy area. Thank you for your understanding.
Have You Tried a Wonderbook?
Visit the Children's Room to explore our collection!
Parents Please Note:
Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Under no circumstances should a child be left unattended in the Children's Room, while the adult is in another part of the building. If your child is attending a program that does not require a caregiver to be present, you must remain in the building at all times should an emergency arise. Please read the Library's Unattended Children policy for more information.