Here are summer reading lists:
Did you know that the SOMA school &
public librarians work together to make
these suggestions for you?
suggestions for grades K-2
suggestions for grades 3-5
suggestions for middle schoolers
SOMS summer reading:
from South Orange Middle School
So many things to do
at the library this summer!
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What's happening here this summer ?
Visitors to the Children’s Room often
say what a busy and interesting place it is and never more so now that
summer is here. Summer means reading and tech and exploration and all
sorts of programs. Our theme this
summer is Build a Better World! We
are also looking at small everyday ways to do that, thinking about Things
That Matter. VolunTEENS at
SOPL will be collecting healthy non-perishable food on the main floor of the
library to benefit the food pantries of MEND (Meeting Emergency Needs
with Dignity). AND - We have
collaborated with our local school librarians to create a suggested
summer reading lists and these titles will be on display and available at
the library. The lists are here!
South Orange Public Library has a long
tradition of serving kids & families during the summer months with
our great collections and programs all designed to serve the community of
South Orange. Our Summer Reading
brochure can be viewed on the website and hard copies can be picked up in
the CR. Summer Reading participants include pre-readers to adults and
sign up continues throughout the summer.
All forms of reading and being read count and can be used to earn
prizes. The prizes this year have been purchased w funds provided by Friends of SOPL. It’s as easy listening to a story read
poolside by Ms. Keisha and her teen volunteers and then writing it in
your reading log, come to the library, show us your list and earn a
We have a very full summer planned
with something happening almost every day of the week from Monday
Madness- Minecraft alternating w LEGO Club right throughout the week with
arts and crafts programs and storytimes.
Through the generosity and ongoing
support of Friends of
we’ll continue to have Monday Night Family Fun Night at 7pm. Building on the statewide theme Build a
Better World, we’ll go green with “Build Big Art Thursdays” using
recycled items for big projects. We’ll
end the week with our Friday Features and we have some other very special
events scheduled. All of this
information is available in the flyer above.
concludes with Celebrate Reading Day that will include our 5th
Annual Hula Hoop Contest using hula hoops made at a special program. The evening event will be a
Collaborative Art Project. Join us
– and invite friends and neighbors - as we create art together.
Call or email if you
have a question or comment - and please stop by my desk to ask
suggestions for book titles or to just say hello and tell me how your
summer is going. -Beth Halliday