2022 Summer Reading Program

Ready, Set, Adventure!

Image of a blue dragon sniffing a flower.

When does it start? June 6th –  July 29th             

What are the times?  Virtually Monday, Wednesday, Friday  1:00pm – 1:45pm

  • Monday – Double Craft Mondays
  • Wednesday – Story Prompt Wednesday
  • Friday – Food Frenzy Fridays

What ages can sign up? 0 to 18 years old are welcome

Participants will receive:

  • a TEAM Summer t-shirt personalized with your name in Braille or Large Print
  • passes to the Blank Park Zoo
  • a 9-piece puzzle set [which by the way, if all the pieces are earned you win a grand prize]
  • Braille Uno Game cards
  • and other prizes you will have to wait and see.

Denise Bean, Youth Services Librarian
515-452-1338
denise.bean@blind.state.ia.us

Check out our Youth Program Archive for past program activities and videos.

Clip art image of an elephant, giraffe, alligator, monkey and a lionCamp Animal Planet
June 6 – June 12

Activities:

Activity #1 Bald Eagle Tactile

Activity #2 Yarn feather

Activity #3 Ribbon Feather

Recommended Reading

Swindle by Korman, Gordon DB67330, JLT Kor
Hoot by Hiaasen, Carl DB55550 BR17274, JLT Hia
The One and Only Ivan by Applegate, Katherine DB75687, BR19679, JLT App
Belly Up by Gibbs, Stuart DB74508

Image of the worldAround the World in a Week
June 13 – June 19

Activities:

Activity #1 Water Lily Art

Activity #2 Kandinsky Concentric Circle Art

Activity #3 Cherry blossom Tree of Art!

Recommended Reading:

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Stewart, Trenton Lee DB65341, BR18600
The Emerald Atlas by Stephens, John DB73905
Judy Moody: Around the World in 8 ½ Days by McDonald, Megan DB63833
Magic Tree House: High Tide in Hawaii by Osborne, Mary Pope DB56011, BR14783

Clip art image of science symbolsScience Camp: To Infinity and Beyond

June 20 – June 26

Activity #1 Yarn Planets

Activity #2 Moon ART!

Recommended Reading:

A Wrinkle in Time by L’Engle, Madeleine DB09768, BR9403, JLT L’En
Every Soul a Star by Mass, Wendy DB68438
Ungifted by Korman, Gordon DB75727, BRN27908
Eager by Fox, Helen DB59122

Image of Mickey Mouse head silhouette with a capital D over the topDisney Camp:  Where the Magic Begins

June 27 – July 3

Image of an orange and yellow butterflyNature Week Exploration

July 5 – July 10

Clip art image of a tent in a grassy field with treesWilderness Camp

July 11 – July 17

Clip art image of two palm trees on a beach with the sun aboveTropical Beach Week

July 18 – July 24

Clip art image of the outline of a person with a super hero capeSuper Hero Action Adventure Week

July 25 – July 31