Sam and Charlie Tomorrow!

Come into the library tomorrow, Thursday the 15th, from 1-2pm and visit Sam and Charlie!




Meet Charlie the Australian Shepherd therapy dog and have his mom Sam read a book to you! Also learn more about therapy dogs and why Charlie is so special to Swanton Elementary School, the library, and his mom Sam! Some of you may know Mrs. Schmidt from school, and of course Charlie! She is an Intervention Specialist for children who have difficulties learning, reading, or just struggling with emotional development.


If you have been missing Sam and Charlie, this is a great chance to come in and see them both again!


Everyone is invited to this program; no need to register for this one! We will be meeting in the Children's Room; we hope to see you there!


More about SRP!


READING: Prizes can be earned based on how long you read, with a goal of 500 minutes. Reading logs can be picked up at the library. Our SRP program can also be done online this summer! Sign up for an account and keep track of what you read this summer. Links to each age group (kids, teens, and toddlers) are here: https://swantonpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-program


PLAY BINGO!: To win, you need to do at least fifteen of the twenty activities listed. You can also keep track of your Bingo activities on our online site as well! If you’d prefer an entry form, Bingo cards can also be picked up at the library or downloaded here: https://swantonpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-programPRIZES:


  • Read 250 minutes (125 for toddlers): A coupon for a free ice cream cone from Honey Bear or a cookie from Subway (depending on age group).

  • Read 500 minutes (250 for toddlers): A free book, a free coupon, animal toys, a completion certificate, entry into the Grand Prize Drawing, and more!

  • Extra prizes are given for the Scavenger Hunt and attending events (safari glasses, etc.)!

  • BINGO: Everyone who completes their Bingo card will get certificates for Burger King, a wooden snake or rubber duck, and an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.

  • GRAND PRIZES: Everyone who EITHER completes a Bingo card OR finishes the reading will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing (two entries are possible if you do both!). Grand prizes are book sets, games & puzzles, restaurant gift cards, and more!

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