Jerseyville Public Library

Infant/Toddler Summer Reading Club

For infants and toddlers up to 35 months old.

Contests and Challenges

Sesame Street Fun

Sesame Street turns 50 this year!  For each book you check out, you will get a picture of a cookie to color and add to our Cookie Monster display in the Children's Room.

Reading Challenge #1

Each book in your reading log represents 8 minutes of reading.  Fill in 5 books and win a small prize--up to 4.


Reading Challenge #2

(Complete the reading challenge and earn tickets for a chance to win bigger prizes--like books or toys!)

1.  Every 8 minutes you read, color in a book.

2.  When you fill in all your books, turn in your reading log and receive your tickets. (11 tickets)

3.  Fill in the information on your tickets.

4.  Drop your tickets into the bag next to the prizes you would like to try to win.  Prizes will be set out in the Meeting Room starting July 23 @ 6 p.m.  Tickets must be turned in by 10 a.m. on July 25!

5.  You may try to earn more tickets (up to 22) by reading more.  Each book colored will earn you 1 more ticket.

6.  A list of prizes will hopefully be available by July 15 for those unable to redeem their tickets in person.

You can also keep track of reading & activities digitally using the Beanstack® app or website.  More information can be found on the flier in your registration bag.

Arts & Crafts

Toddlers will share craft days with preschool and Kindergarten on Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.  June 19 is Picture Day for the autograph book.  ALL OTHER CRAFT DAYS WILL BE MESSY; please dress your children accordingly.  Thank you.


Entertainers for the Entire Family

Monday, June 17 @ 7 p.m. - Laughing Matters!!  Jay & Leslie Cady will tickle your funny bone with their "Flights of Fancy" show.

Monday, June 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. - BIG Truck Day @ the StoryWalk® @ Wock Lake

Monday, July 1 @ 7 p.m. - Circus Kaput  

Monday, July 8 - NO PROGRAM

Monday, July 15 @ 7 p.m. - The Celia and Little Celia Show!  A one-of-a-kind musical puppetry experience.  (Best suited for Pre-K to Grade 3)

Monday, July 22 @ 7 p.m. - Glen Foster!  Back by popular demand.  Glen is an amazing magician who has performed on the Disney Cruise Lines.

Friday Storytimes from 10 - 11 AM (for Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers up to age 5)

Registration Required!

You will be allowed to register for 1 event.  Any remaining openings will be announced and filled on June 19.

June 21 - Big Truck Storytime 

blue circus tentJune 28 - Circus Storytime

July 5 - Music Storytime

July 12 - Kevan Atteberry Storytime

July 19 - Summer Storytime

PRIZE PARTY!!--Thursday, July 25 from 6 - 8 PM

Swim party at the city pool at Donor Park.  Enjoy some cheese pizza & see if you won a prize! Registration requested for this event by July 22.





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