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Adult Summer Reading Challengeadult summer reading

For ages 16+ 

Program runs June 1st 2018 -  August 31st 2018

Complete five squares on the reading challenge board, activities like “Read a book published before you were born”, “Check out a movie from the library”, or “Read a book chosen for you by your BFF”. Write down your name and phone number on the sheet and turn it into the library (Cadillac, Manton, Mesick) to be entered into a drawing for a local gift card.  And for the grand prize drawing of a  Kindle Fire! There are three challenge boards available this summer, one for each month. 

Download boards:

June 2018
July2018
August 2018

Advanced reader challenge

Advanced Reader Challenge
Grade 5-10 (last grade completed)

Program runs June 1 - August 08, 2018

Directions: Complete 3 activities from the outer circle and 2 from the inner circle.  Bring your finished board to the children's room to receive a prize!  Complete all 4 boards by August 8th to receive an invitation to the Library Lock-In  (complete extra credit boards for a chance at a Horizons gift card!)

Advanced Reader Boards: 
Board 1
Board 2
Board 3
Board 4
EXTRA CREDIT 

Teen Summer Reading Events

Teen Book Club

Grades 7-12. 1st Tuesday of the Month, 6-7pm. Meet monthly with other teens who love books as much as you do! Interested? Talk to Miss Emily to get this month's book.

Teen Movie Night

Grades 7-12. 2nd Monday of the Month, 5-8pm. Interested? Talk to Miss Emily to get this month's movie.

Teen Writing Club

Grades 7-12. 2nd Tuesday & 4th Thursday of the Month, 5-6:30pm. Talk to Miss Emily if interested.

Battle Royale: inspired by Fortnite

Grades 5th - 8th The Nerf war to end all Nerf wars

Reading Challenge Grades K-4

Elementary Reading Program
Grade K-4 (last grade completed)

Program runs June 16th - August 11th 2018

Directions: Each blue square contains 9 circles - 1 activity per circle.  Do an activity and color in that circle.  Color in 5 circles in one square and bring in your sheet for a prize!  Finish all 4 squares (20 circles) and you get a chance to drench Miss Tracy during the final carnival!

Download your board here: 

Elementary board

Kids Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kick Off! Pirate Party

Families welcome! Sword fights, launching cannon balls, walking the plank - experience the life of a pirate at our Pirate Party! Come in costume for a chance to win an extra prize! No sign up necessary!

Families welcome!  Sword fights, launching cannon balls, walking the plank - experience the life of a pirate at our Pirate Party!  Come in costume for a chance to win an extra prize!  No sign up necessary!

Boats Afloat (Summer Reading)

Ages 4+ Build a miniature boat for our engineering challenge! Learn about the amazing voyage of the Kon-Tiki and play on our Kon-Tiki raft. Fill a cargo holder and explore air craft carriers!

Myths on the Ocean (Summer Reading)

Ages 4+ Navigate our life sized maze - watch out! Here be monsters!

Ages 4+  Navigate our life sized maze - watch out!  Here be monsters!

Shark Week (Summer Reading)

Ages 4+ Celebrate nature's most terrifying predators - games, activities, art projects, and more.

Ages 4+  Celebrate nature's most terrifying predators - games, activities, art projects, and more.

Pre reader

Pre-Reader Program
Ages 0-4 years old

Program runs June 17 - August 11

Directions:  On this sheet, you will see 25 circles.  Each circle contains an activity.  Do an activity and cross out that circle.  Cross out 5 circles and bring this sheet into the library to win a free book!  Win a book for every 5 circles you complete, up to 4 books!  When you have completed 20 circles you can win a special prize! 

Check out the back of each board to learn about some of the benefits of these activities. 

Download Pre-Reader Boards:

Ages 0-1
Ages 1-2
Ages 2-3
Ages 3-4
Ages 4-5



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411 S. Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601
231-775-6541

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Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm


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