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TD Summer Reading Club 2019

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Defeat the "Summer Slide" with the TD Summer Reading Club!

Avoid the dreaded "Summer Slide" and "Summer Brain Drain" and unlock your curiosity with the TD Summer Reading Club! Registration is now open!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Tuesday, July 2 or at any TD Summer Reading Club program. You can also pick up your notebook at the Launch Party on Friday, June 28 at the Bowmanville Branch! 

Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and memory-making moments! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

For more information about the "summer slide" and ways you can help your children, please see the recent CTV News article, "Is the 'summer slide' real? Why children fall behind and how to stop it" (June 24, 2019)

 

Club Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

(If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly, please try using the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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eNewsletter: SRC Edition!

Stay in the know! When you register your child, sign up for the Summer Reading Club eNewsletter! Receive highlights about what’s going on each week, upcoming Epic Experiences, and fun activities you can share with your young readers at home!

Forgot to sign up for the eNewsletter when you registered for the Club? Don't worry, you can subscribe here!

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Reading Tree Book Reporting!

Grow with reading! Every book read is another leaf on our Clarington reading trees! Trees are on display in all branches so we can track the growth of our forest! Fun new facts and characters will appear on the tree with each milestone reached! The more you read, the more you discover!

Fill out our online book reporting tool each week to let us know how many books your child has read, and to help us grow the reading forest!

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Rcommended Reads

Help your child defeat the Summer Slide with some of these great reads! Browse through picture books, chapter novels, and non-fiction books in both English and French. Each title is available for loan in our collection.

Heading to the cottage or going on a road trip this summer? Never fear, you can take the TD Summer Reading Club and your Library with you! Stock up on some recommended reads and take part in reading challenges and book reporting online! 

No WiFi at the lake? Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines for your family onto your mobile device to enjoy offline with our eCollection! Check out Overdrive, Tumblebooks, RBdigital, hoopla, and more!

Weekly Programs and Epic Experiences

Weekly programs will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. TD Summer Reading Club membership required. Drop in; space may be limited on a first come, first served basis.

View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

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Epic Experience:
Outdoor Movie Night! (Newcastle Branch; Tuesday, August 27, 8:00pm; all ages)
Celebrate your TD Summer Reading Club successes by relaxing with a movie in the park! Bring a blanket or a lawn chair (and maybe some waste-free snacks), and get cozy to watch The Secret Life of Pets 2 on the big screen! With generous support provided by CUPE Local 416.
 

 

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

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