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Watauga Library Youth Services 2021: Tails and Tales 2021

Tails and Tales Summer Reading 2021

Tails and Tales 2021 * Colas y Cuentos

 

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Watauga County Public Library

Thank you Friends of the Library, Stick Boy, Lost Province, and community businesses for your support!

Kids and Teens read 100 minutes a week, 20 minutes a day, and receive a book, food coupon or prize. Sign up for summer learning on READsquared or pick up a paper log at the library.

Western Watauga County Branch Library

Thank you friends of the Library for your support!

Kids and Teens read 100 minutes a week, 20 minutes a day and receive a book, food coupon, or prize. Sign up for summer learning on READsquared or pick up a paper log at the library.

EVENTS FOR WESTERN WATAUGA ARE IN RED

This year Western Watauga Branch will be offering Swim Passes from Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation, call the Western Branch Library for more information at 828 297-5515.

Look for these Story Walks at Cove Creek Park

Chicken Big; When Blue Met Egg; Mr. Tiger Goes Wild!

JUNE and JULY

Decoding Scavenger Hunts on the Watauga library lawn and in the garden.

Little Skink's Tale: Downtown Boone Storywalk

Tot Lot : "A Library Book for Bear" Storywalk

WEEK 1: June 7 to 12

ALL WEEK LONG

Animal Tracks Scavenger Hunt of the Watauga library lawn

Take and Make: Animal Tangrams (While supplies last)

Monday, June 7:

Tuesday, June 8:

  • Lego pet Show of the Watauga library lawn. Come to the library and use our Legos to create a critter and enter it into our pet show.
  • READsquared: Pet Pop Up Books
  • Facebook: Vacation Story Time Destination: Louisiana

Wednesday, June 9

  • Readsquared: Author Visit with Donna Gephart
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon Presents Mr Chicken's Barnyard Revue
  • 11am: Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time featuring goats from Apple Hill Farm

Thursday, June 10

Friday, June 11

WEEK 2: June 14 to 19

ALL WEEK LONG

Archer Fish Squirters on the Watauga Library lawn

Take and Make: Origami Fish

Monday, June 14

Tuesday, June 15

Wednesday, June 16

  • READsquared: Author visit with Kate Messner
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon Presents Mr Chicken Goes to the Zoo
  • 11am Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time on the lawn of the library with a llama from Apple Hill Farm

Thursday, June 17

Friday, June 18

  • READsquared: Yasu Story Teller using origami
  • Book Scavenger Hunt and at Elk Knob State Park

WEEK 3: June 21 to 26

ALL WEEK LONG

Spot the Differences Challenge on the Watauga Library lawn

Take and Make: Bird Houses while supplies last

Monday, June 21

Tuesday, June 22:

Wednesday, June 23

  • READsquared: Author visit with Tammi Sauer
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon Presents Mr Chicken Goes To The Circus
  • 11am Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time on the lawn of the Watauga Library featuring chickens with Judith.

Thursday, June 24

Friday, June 25

  • READsquared: Special guest Kaml Bell of Sankofa Farms (in Durham)

WEEK 4: June 28 to July 3

ALL WEEK LONG

Animal Tail Matching Game on the Watauga library lawn

Take and Make: Own Pellets while supplies last

Monday, June 28

Tuesday, June 29

Wednesday, June 30

  • READsquared: Author visit with Pat Cummings
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon Presents Mr Chicken Goes To The Wild West
  • 11am: Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time on the lawn of the Watauga Library featuring a bearded dragon with Dana.

Thursday, July 1

Friday, July 2

  • READsquared: Wesely William's Puppy Pals Comedy Dog Show
  • Book Scavenger Hunt at Middle Fork Greenway

WEEK 5: July 5 to 10

ALL WEEK LONG

Camouflage Animals Seek and Find on the Watauga library lawn

Take and Make: Chameleon Color Changing Bead Craft

Monday, July 5

Tuesday, July 6

Wednesday, July 7

  • READsquared: Illustrator visit with David DePasquale
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon Presents Mr Chicken Goes To The Aquarium
  • 11am Creature Feature outdoor Story Time on the Watauga library lawn featuring hamsters and gerbils with Pet Supplies Plus

Thursday, July 8

  • READsquared: Jim  Hammond: Puppet Master from the Lion King

Friday, July 9

  • READsquared: Teachers of Nature: Animal Superpowers for Survival

WEEK 6:  July 12 to 17

ALL WEEK LONG

Horned Lizard Blood Squirting Defense Game on the library lawn

Take & Makes: bug Kits while supplies last

Monday, July 12

  • READsquared: Story book adventures with a visit from a real jumping spider

Tuesday, July 13

  • READsquared: Climbing Spider Craft
  • 10 am Western Watauga Branch: Gems to Go with the Schiele Museum * Please sign Up
  • 1 pm GEMS to Go with the Schiele Museum * Please Sign Up
  • 2 pm GEMS to Go with the Schiele Museum  * Please Sign Up
  • Facebook: Vacation Story Time Destination

Wednesday, July 14

  • READsquared: Author visit with Candace Fleming
  • Facebook at 11am: Caleb Sigmon presents Mr Chicken Goes Camping
  • 11am Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time on the lawn of the Watauga Library featuring a dog from the Watauga Humane Society

Thursday, July 15

Friday, July 16

  • READsquared: Bobby Norfolk with Ananse the Spider Tales
  • Book Scavenger Hunt at Green Valley Park

WEEK 7 * July 19 to 24

ALL WEEK LONG

Dinosaur Tale Matching Game on the Watauga library lawn

Take and Make: Fossil Kits while supplies last

Monday, July 19

Tuesday, July 20

Wednesday, July 21

  • READsquared: Author visit with Raissa Figeruoa
  • 11am Creature Features Outdoor Story Time on the library lawn featuring kittens from the Watauga Humane Society

Thursday, July 22

Friday, July 23

  • READsquared: Dustin Growick host of Atlas Obscura's Dino Show

WEEK 8: July 26 to 31

ALL WEEK LONG

Portable StoryWalk on the library lawn

Take and Make: Paint Wooden Snake Craft while supplies last

Monday, July 26

Tuesday, July 27

Wednesday, July 28

  • READsquared: Author visit with Christina Soontornvat
  • 11am Creature Feature Outdoor Story Time on the library lawn TBA

Thursday, July 29

Friday, July 30

  • READsquared: Roger Day sings excerpts from March Mud Madness
  • Book Scavenger Hunt at Vale Crucis Community Park

 

Reading Logs and Prizes!

Read 100 minutes a Week

Pick up a paper copy of your summer reading log or

Scan the QR code to Sign Up for ReadSquared

* Read or listen to any books that interest you.

* Mark off a number each time you've made progress toward your goal.

* For 100 minutes of reading you complete, you'll win a prize. Prizes are available while supplies last.

* When you have finished, you'll be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a grand prize. So turn in your reading log.

* The first day to pick up prizes is Saturday, June 12th. The summer reading program ends July 31st.

Please return your card to the Youth Service Department.

For more information call 828 264 8784 ext. 3, or www.arlibrary.org

 

GEMS TO GO!
With the Schiele Museum

Western Watauga Library * July 13 at 10am

Watauga Library * July 13 at 1pm & 2pm
Please Sign Up
For all ages, please sign up!  Search for and keep mineral treasures like garnets, topaz, rubies, emeralds, and rose quartz.
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TWEENS AND TEENS!

READsquared and Page Turner

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Readsquared and Page Turner Adventures, known for bringing stories to life with their comedic approach at libraries across the world. Starting June 7th, the Watauga County Public Library and the Western Watauga Branch Library will give patrons access to a Virtual Summer Reading Program geared towards children in grades K-3, that includes comedy shows, crafts, recipes, children’s book author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more. Sign up for Readsquared at http://wataugacountylibrary.readsquared.com/

All programs are free of charge.

Children and teens who participate in summer library programs benefit from engaging activities and opportunities which promote literacy development and can help to counter summer slide. Summer library programs for all ages enhance lifelong learning and provide meaningful, enjoyable experiences available to everyone in the community.

 

Summer Learning Guidelines

Summer Learning * June 7th to July 31st

Check Us Out on Facebook: Watauga County Public Library & Western Watauga Branch Library 

Stop by the library for program information.

Thank you Watauga Library Friends, the Western Watauga Friends of the Library, Stick Boy, and Lost Province and many community businesses for supporting our summer learning program.

Summer Reading Guidelines

Birth to 12 years

Read or listen to any books that interest you. The materials can be from any

library or your own collection. When you complete 100 minutes a week, 20 minutes a day, you get a prize. When you turn in your finished log you’ll be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a grand prize, so please return your log. The summer

reading program starts June 7th and ends July 31st.

TEENS:

13 years and Up

Read or listen to any books that interest you. The materials can be from any library or your own collection. When you complete 100 minutes (pick up a paper log at the library or log minutes online on READsquared) you get a prize, book, or food coupon. When you turn in your finished log you’ll be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a grand prize, so please return your log or record your reading on READsquared.

 

Colas y Cuentos

Aprendizaje del Verano * Tails and Tales*

7 de Junio al 31 de Julio  

Biblioteca Pública del Condado de Watauga

828-264 8784, Ext.3

Biblioteca Western (Occidental) de Watauga

828-297-5515

www.arlibrary.org

Inscríbase Para READsquared en el

http://wataugacountylibrary.readsquared.com/

  Pautas de Aprendizaje del Verano

Para obtener más información sobre la programación, visítenos en la página de Facebook bajo el nombre de  "Watauga County Public Library" o la página de Facebook de la biblioteca sucursal bajo el nombre de  "Western Watauga Branch Library" o visite la biblioteca en persona para obtener un horario.

 

Desde Recién Nacidos Hasta los 12 Años

 Lea o escuche cualquier libro o audio que le interese. Los materiales pueden ser de cualquier    biblioteca o de su propia colección. Cuando complete 100 minutos (recoja una hoja de registro en papel en la biblioteca o registre los minutos en READsquared) usted obtendrá un cupón de comida, un libro o un premio. Cuando complete su lectura, usted participará en una rifa para tener la oportunidad de ganar un gran premio, así que devuelva su registro o registre su lectura en READsquared.

 

 Busque "Page Turner Adventures" en READsquared, este programa virtual está dirigido a niños en los grados de K-3 e incluye espectáculos de comedia, manualidades, recetas, entrevistas de autores de libros para niños, artistas invitados, concursos, juegos y mucho más.

 

13 Años en Adelante

Lea o escuche cualquier libro que le interese. Los materiales pueden ser de cualquier biblioteca o de su propia colección. Cuando complete 100 minutos (recoja una hoja de registro en papel en la biblioteca o registre los minutos en línea en READsquared) usted obtendrá un premio, un libro o un cupón de comida. Cuando entregue su registro terminado, usted participará en una rifa para tener la oportunidad de ganar un gran premio, así que devuelva su registro o registre su lectura en READsquared.

 

Los/las niños(as) y adolescentes que participan en los programas de la biblioteca del verano se benefician de actividades y oportunidades atractivas que promueven el desarrollo de la alfabetización y pueden ayudar a contrarrestar el deslizamiento del verano. Los programas de la biblioteca de verano para todas las edades mejoran el aprendizaje permanente y brindan experiencias significativas y agradables disponibles para todos en la comunidad. ¡Así que, esperamos verlos en la biblioteca!

 

 

 

Summer Reading Log 2021

Alphabet Ready with Lisa!