Thursday, July 16, 2015

Chula Vista Library :: California Summer Reading Challenge

California Summer Reading Challenge : : 
Chula Vista Library

Public library summer reading programs build communities of readers and library users and help prevent summer learning loss. In 2014, over 700,000 Californians signed up for summer reading and over 1.3 million took part in summer reading activities.

The California Summer Reading Challenge provides libraries with resources to create innovative summer reading programs that keep California children, teens, and adults reading all summer long.

Help us meet our goal of #onemillionreaders in 2015!


The Chula Vista Public Library is hosting its 51st annual Summer Reading Program, “Read to the Rhythm,” through Saturday, July 18.  Kids, teens and adults are encouraged to sign up online or in person at any of the three library branches. Participants can read for designated lengths of time, and receive a prize at each level. Family members can also read to those unable to yet read.

A wide variety of entertaining and educational activities is scheduled at each branch, many with a musical theme.  All Summer Reading Program events are free of charge and open to the public. Highlights of the Read to the Rhythm program include music-related craft programs, musical story times, dance and yoga classes for all ages, interactive shows with musical instruments and drums, “Open Mic” nights for teens and adults, and much more. Traditional favorites include performances by Sparkles the Clown and Mad Science, “Book It” with Ronald McDonald, book clubs, ongoing story times, painting classes, author visits as well as U.S. citizenship classes.

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