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TD Summer Reading Club 2021

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Game On this Summer with the TD Summer Reading Club!

Summer has arrived! Clarington Public Library is inviting kids and their families to beat the Summer Slide with the annual TD Summer Reading Club, Canada’s biggest summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests and all abilities. All activities and programs will be hosted online this year! Boost your reading skills and stay sharp for school with awesome online programs, fun videos, and activities galore!

This summer let’s get together to cheer each other on as we achieve our personal best. We can play on a team, knowing we’re better together, or play on our own to see how far we can go. We’ll learn about our world, ourselves, and each other through play and if we stumble along the way, we’ll get up laughing and keep on trying, because failing is sometimes part of the game.

Whether we’re playing in the library, online, around a table or in a field, independently or on a team, we’ll stretch our physical and mental limits and give it our best, for the love of the game.

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

Also be sure to check out our Superstar Storytellers Series and ePrograms Page!

Accessibility

The TD Summer Reading Club is for children of all abilities, no matter how they read!

Find SRC notebooks adapted for physical, visual, or learning disabilities on the national TD Summer Reading Club website. Find SRC books in a variety of accessible formats, such as DAISY audio and braille, on the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) website.
 


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What's New!

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Virtual Quest

Escape from the Library!
(August 5)
 

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Book Talk

Ready, Set, Go!
(August 4)
 

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Activity Sheet

Bubble Art
(August 3)
 

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Storytime short en français

Sois toi meme
(August 2)
 

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Club Registration

TD Summer Reading Club members will have access to book reporting, special members' only challenges, challenge and activity badges, and prize draws! Registration and book reporting this year will be done through Beanstack.

After you register, be sure drop by the Library to pick up your activity book, stickers, web access code, and fortune teller activity!

Sign up today!
 

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Book Reporting

Starting Thursday, July 1st

Book reporting and logging the number of books read (pre-school children) or number of minutes read (school-aged children) will be done through Beanstack this year! Just log into your account starting Thursday, July 1st to start reporting and earning those challenge badges! You can report for individual readers in your family, or make a report for everyone at once if you've had a shared storytime!

You can also download the Beanstack Tracker mobile app and make book reporting even easier! Find it in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

If you prefer, you can drop by the Member Services desk at any branch to log your reading in person through Beanstack.

Prize Draw

Be sure to log your reading in Beanstack, and you could win a prize!

Log your reading on or before Sunday, August 15th (a total of 10 books for Preschoolers, or a total of 120 minutes for School-Aged), and your name will automatically be entered into a draw for a SRC Prize Pack, which includes a tumbler, pencil, bookmarks, stickers, temporary tattoos, zipper pull, and button!

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Log your book report!

 

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Programs & Activities

Thursday, July 1st to Thursday, August 26th

The TD Summer Reading Club will be held virtually this year, full of virtual and off-screen fun to engage young readers and keep those literacy skills sharp to help stop the Summer Slide!

Every week there will be special programs and activities, including Storytime Shorts, STEAM challenges, virtual quests, craft activities, book talks, reading lists, activity sheets, and livestream storytimes!

Be sure to tune in to our next livestream storytime on Thursday, August 19th at 2:00 p.m. on our YouTube channel!

Also be sure to check out our Superstar Storytellers Series and ePrograms Page! The National Film Board of Canada has also prepared a curated list of NFB film titles just for the TD SRC! (Access with password NFB2021)

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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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