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"Oceans of Possibilities" 2022 Tween and Teen Summer Reading Program and Activity Hour

"Oceans of Possibilities" 2022 Tween and Teen Summer Reading Program Who: Ages 2 to Senior in High School. Sign up starts June 4, 2022 and will run through August 31, 2022.

"Oceans of Possibilities" 2022 Tween and Teen
Summer Reading Program

Who: Ages 2 to Senior in High School
Sign up starts June 4, 2022 and will run through August 31, 2022.
***Come into the Library to pick up your registration slip and reading log! The Library is located at 14744 Thompson Ave., Thompsonville. 
We can mail you one, too-just call us! 

You can also register by emailing us at Contact Us and please include in your email message your Parent/Guardian Name, Your Name, Address, Age, Grade, School, and request the Child's Reading Log or Tween/Teen Reading Log. We will mail it to you!

Or, after emailing us your registration information, you can
print off your log here:
(Reading logs will be available June 4, 2022)
Click here to print off the child's reading log:
Click here to print off the tween/teen reading log:

***We challenge you to explore the Oceans of Possibilities this summer!!
Read 2 hours each week, mark or color the pictures on your log for that week, Color or circle each picture for every
half-hour that you read! Read whatever is interesting to you! CHALLENGE YOURSELF! Read each week toward completing your Reading Challenge! ALSO, YOU CAN CHECK OUT A STEM KIT WHICH CAN COUNT TOWARDS ONE HOUR OF READING!
 We want you to enjoy reading all summer!
At the end of summer, you can bring in your completed reading log by August 31, 2022 to earn a reading certificate, a book bag with goodies, and $10.00 gift certificate to buy your own books! Also, all readers who complete the challenge will be put into a drawing for extra prizes!


                                  Nature Discovery Image of a man holding a snake

June 18, 2022, 10AM Nature Discovery: Michigan Snakes Alive!
Join us as Jim and Carol McGrath teach us about Michigan snakes! Afterword, audience members can touch and handle these fascinating creatures! The program will be held at the park by the Thompsonville Fire Hall & Community Center,14714 Lincoln Ave. Thompsonville, MI 49683

*** Ocean of Possibilities Program for Tweens ages 10-12 and Teens ages 13-17 at the BVDL! This summer we will have a Tween and a Teen in-person program at the BVDL!  All events are free! We ask that you RSVP to make sure we can have all the craft supplies and snacks that we need for everyone!
“Dive in and enjoy an ocean of fun, crafts, creativity and snacks!”

Tweens Programs will be 5-6PM and Teens Programs will be 6-7PM.
6/29/2022: Ocean of Stars
!  Tweens 5-6PM, Teens 6-7PM:  What do you see when you gaze at the night sky? Discover the patterns in the stars while learning how to read a star chart and you will create your own stellar masterpiece.  
7/6/2022: Cryptid Sea Creatures: Time of the Sea Dragons! Tweens 5-6PM, Teens 6-7PM:  Dive into the wide world of cryptozoology. Learn about Nessie, Kraken, and a host of other creatures who lurk in the deep sea and then make your own sea creature luminary!
7/20/2022: Bad Art Challenge!
Tweens 5-6PM, Teens 6-7PM: Get creative with the art supplies! Make a drawing, sculpture, collage, necklace, mobile--whatever you want, as long as it's REALLY BAD! Your masterpieces will be on display at the Library!
8/03/2022: The Great Library Escape Caper!
Tweens 5-6PM, Teens 6-7PM: Solve the clues to unlock the Library treasure!
8/17/2022: Community Art Project at the BVDL and Pizza!: Tweens 5-6PM, Teens 6-7PM:  You will be working on our FODOMosaic Community Art project: you'll be helping us to create a community masterpiece! 

Questions, please call the Library at 231-378-2716 or email us at!

BVDL Oceans of Possibilities 2022 Summer Reading Tween and Teen Program and Story Hour Flyer