Welcome to Wolfner Library's
Youth Summer Reading Club 

two children riding a fish, one reading a book, the other listening to a book and holding a sign

Who is eligible? Wolfner Library patrons ages 21 and under. 

How do I register... 
Registration now open! You can sign up at https://wolfpac.beanstack.org/.
 
What happens after I register? Wolfner Library will send you a packet with information on how to participate and keep track of books read. You must read a minimum of five books to complete the challenge.
How do I participate? As you enjoy reading or being read to, keep track of the books you read between June 1 and July 31.

Do I have to read certain books? No. You can read or listen to whatever you want! Being read to also counts toward total reading time. 

How do I complete the program? 
Between July 31 and August 12, finish logging your total books read on the Beanstack website or app. You may also contact the Youth Services Specialist for help.

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Want to earn badges and win extra prizes? Attend or watch a recorded Zoom event to earn tickets to put toward additional prizes. 
Expand on the fun by trying out one of the activities below or watching a pre-recorded storytime or Zoom event!
Contact the Youth Services Librarian with any questions you may have.
 
Zoom Events
Wild Weather (June 22, 2:00-3:30pm CDT)
Webinar from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA)—for teens and adults
Don’t forget to join us for a virtual presentation on hurricanes. Wild Weather is a prerecorded program presented by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), and offered via Zoom to Wolfner patrons.

How to Join the Zoom meeting
 
Meeting ID: 980 1546 6380
One-tap mobile:
13126266799,,98015466380#
Dial by your location:
1 312 626 6799
 
Clean Water for Everyone (July 22, 2:00-3:00pm CDT)
Attention Youth Summer Reading participants: This presentation with the Department of Natural Resources has been rescheduled for this Friday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m.  E-invitations have been sent out.  Please contact Lisa Kincaid, the Youth Services Specialist, for any further assistance you may need.

How to Join the Zoom meeting
 
Meeting ID: 912 4333 2285
Passcode: 283036
One-tap mobile:
16469313860,,91243332285#
Dial by your location
13126266799
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adaKkCo5uX
 
 
Ocean Crafts
PreK-1st Grade:
  • Pirate Hat
  • Smiling/Pouting Fish
  • Octopus
2nd-4th Grade:
  • Ship
  • Submarine
  • Coral reef
5th-12th Grade:
  • Plastic Bag Jellyfish
  • Recycled T-shirt Book Bag
 
Storytime
PreK-1st Grade:

  • How I Became a Pirate
     by Melinda Long
  • Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat by James Dean
  • The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
  • The Water Princess by Susan Verde
  • Inky’s Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery
2nd-4th Grade:
  • Pirate Stew by Neil Gaiman
  • Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock
  • Titanicat by Marty Crisp
  • The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs by Kate Messner
  • Pierre the Penguin: A True Story by Jean Marzollo