TALMO PUBLIC LIBRARY
SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Talmo. Oceans of Possibilities. Read more!

The summer reading program encourages children and families to read all summer long, wherever your journeys take you! You can read books from the library or from home. Pre-readers participate by having others read to them. When older children read to younger ones, they both get credit for the book! 

WHO IS IT FOR?   

Children from birth to age 18

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Log your reading in Beanstack or pick up a paper log from your local library to start tracking  your reading. Prizes are earned by completing the required number of points in Beanstack or bubbles in the log! 

1 Book = 1 point/bubble    OR    20 minutes of reading = 1 point/bubble

Young children and pre-readers may want to count books, while chapter book readers may want to count time. 

Level 1 -- 20 points: Head into the library to receive a prize! 

Level 2 -- 40 points: Head into the library to receive a prize! 

Level 3 -- 60 points: Head into the library to receive a prize! 

Level 4 -- 80 points: Head into the library to receive a prize! 

Level 5 -- 100 points: Head into the library to receive a prize! 

Anyone who reaches the highest level of our summer reading program will be entered to win our grand prize

A Family Membership to the Georgia Aquarium! 

Each week we will have a new activity based on an ocean theme. 

Weekly Themes: 

A Sea of Careers -- May 23 - May 27, Drop-In  
          Featuring books and movies that highlight different careers about the ocean and ocean animals

Don't Leave Us Hanging -- May 30 - June 3, Drop-In
           Write your favorite book on a link and add it to help grow our giant octopus

Cake by the Ocean -- June 6 - June 10, Drop-In
           Enjoy some sensory time with peanut butter playdough and sea creature cookie cutters

Operation Oil Spill -- June 13 - June 17, Drop-In
           Save the sea animals from an oil spill! 

Ocean in a Jar -- June 20 - June 24, Drop-In
Make your own ocean in a jar

Yoga with the Fishies -- June 27 - July 1, 10:30 - 11:00 am
Check our our yoga poses and see if you can recreate them on your own

Stuffed Animal Sleepover -- July 7 - July 8, Drop-In
Leave your special stuffed friend with us for a sleepover and a special "trip" to the aquarium

Park Day -- July 15, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy our local park and keep your eyes peeled for special treats like a bouncy house, bubbles, chalk, and maybe even the fire department!