Summer Discovery

SUMMER DISCOVERY 2019: MAY 1 – JULY 31

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Sign up below or at any Mahoning County public library to register:

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Join in the Summer Discovery fun! Check out our Summer Happenings newsletter or view our Calendar of Events



Summer Discovery for the Family

Parents: Kids this summer can either complete activities or read books to earn prizes. The choice is yours!

Whether they read or do learning activities, they will be able to earn a book and a chance for a gift card.


Preschool Summer Discovery: Birth to Pre-K

Receive a coupon for a Free Dairy Queen Cone just for signing up!

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM for Birth-Pre-K:
Earn 5 badges and choose a FREE book* You also earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. (Kids under age 2 get in free!)
Earn 8 badges and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Children 3 and over who earn and log 8 badges by July 24 receive an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author & illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

OR

READING PROGRAM for Birth-Pre-K:
READ 10 BOOKS and get your choice of a FREE book.*
Read 20 books. You also earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Technology. (kids ages 2 and under get in free!)
READ 20 BOOKS and earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. (Kids under age 2 get in free!) READ 20 BOOKS and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Children 3 and over who read and log 20 books by July 24 earn an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author and illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

Preschool Activity/Reading Log – pdf »


Kids Summer Discovery: For Grades K-3

Just for signing up, you get a FREE Dairy Queen coupon. Kids ages 3 and over get a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game voucher.

Complete activities or read books to earn prizes. The choice is yours!

summer reading artACTIVITIES PROGRAM for Grades K-3:
Earn 5 badges and choose a FREE book* You also earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. (Kids under age 2 get in free!)
Earn 8 badges and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Children 3 and over earn and log 8 badges by July 24 and receive an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author & illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

OR

READING PROGRAM for Grades K-3:
READ 10 BOOKS and get your choice of a FREE book.*
READ 20 BOOKS and earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.
READ 20 BOOKS and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Read & log 20 books by July 24 and receive an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author & illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

Grades K-3 Activity/Reading Log – pdf »

Books over 150 pages can be counted as 2 books read.


Kids Summer Discovery: For Grades 4-6

Just for signing up, you get a FREE Dairy Queen coupon. Kids ages 3 and over get a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game voucher.

summer reading artComplete activities or read books to earn prizes. The choice is yours!

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM for Grades 4-6:
Earn 5 badges and choose a FREE book* You also earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. (Kids under age 2 get in free!)
Earn 8 badges and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Children 3 and over earn and log 8 badges by July 24 and receive an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author & illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

OR

READING PROGRAM for Grades 4-6:
READ 10 BOOKS and get your choice of a FREE book.*
READ 20 BOOKS and earn a coupon for FREE admission to OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.
READ 20 BOOKS and have your name entered into a prize drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Read & log 20 books by July 24 and receive an invitation (good for one child and one adult) for breakfast on August 2 with Laura Numeroff, author & illustrator of the “If You Give” book series.

Grades 4-6 Activity/Reading Log – pdf »

Books over 150 pages can be counted as 2 books read.


Teens Summer Discovery: Grades 7-12

At registration – get a Chick-fil-A coupon and a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game voucher.

Read 10 books – earn a book of your choice*

Read 15 books – earn a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Teen Reading Log – pdf »


Adult Summer Discovery: Age 18 & over

At registration – get a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game voucher.

Read 10 books – earn a book of your choice*

Read 15 books – earn a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Adult Reading Log – pdf »


Group Summer Discovery

Summer camp and daycare leaders/directors can sign up groups of kids. Ask for more information by calling 330-744-8636.

Group Summer Discovery Log »


*Choose from available titles. While supplies last.


Thank you to these generous donors for helping to make Summer Discovery 2019 a success!

Thank you to these generous Juvenile Summer Discovery sponsors:
Camelot Lanes, Chuck E. Cheese, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Dairy Queen, Dollar General, Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Friends of the Library – Austintown, Boardman, Poland Branch Libraries, Jon & Adrienne Howell, Library Foundation, Mahoning Retired Teachers Association, Mahoning Valley Scrapper, OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, Phantom’s Hockey, Rotary Clubs of Mahoning County, Sam’s Club, Skate Zone, Walmart

Thank you to these generous Teen Summer Discovery sponsors:
Camelot Lanes, Chick-fil-A, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Friends of the Library – Austintown, Boardman and Poland Branch Libraries, Library Foundation, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Sam’s Club, Walmart

Thank you to these generous Adult Summer Discovery sponsors:
Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Friends of the Library – Austintown and Boardman Branch Libraries, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Sam’s Club, Walmart