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"A Universe of Stories!" Summer Reading Program!
Starts the week of June 24th. Register starting Monday June 10th.

A Universe of Stories! Summer Reading Program!
Register starting June 10th, 5 week program runs June 24th through July 26th
Register your child for our fun 5 week summer reading program starting June 10th. When you register, your child will receive a packet including their bingo cards, calendars, some gifts, Wild Cat Free small pizza coupon, Sea Dogs ticket voucher and a bag!  Complete the fun activities on your bingo card and keep track of your reading minutes. Have your bingo cards checked once a week to earn a lanyard or key chain with special beads (prizes for 3 & under) as well as a raffle ticket for bigger prizes.  You will receive a new book, and Bagel Works Gift Certificate at the end!  Also add to our visual display of total minutes read together in the library.

Sneak peek of the fun programs:  Storywalk Carnival Kick-off Thursday June 28th at 10:30 am rain or shine, Summer Storytimes Tuesdays at 10:30, Family Movie Matinees Tuesdays at 2:00 pm, YA cartooning workshop (ages 10 & up) Mondays at 4 pm, Yoga for Tots Wednesdays at 10:30 am, and Space Lab - a new program for all ages where you and your children can drop – in to do various space related activities in the Storytime room, Wednesdays and Thursdays 1-7 pm. All ages Thursday specials at 10:30 am: Alien Slime, Wildlife Encounters, Christa McAuliffe Planetarium visit and paper airplanes, YA Chess Club week of July 7th and our fun finale with Mr. Aaron Band, where there will be cake, prize books and a celebration! 
Youth Summer Reading Calendar!


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For blog access contact:
Lisa Kleinmann
Children’s/YA Librarian
E-mail: ekleinmann@ci.durham.nh.us


NH Book Awards
book lists
Click on these links for great books.
Isinglass Awards - Books for 7th and 8th graders
Flume Awards - Books for highschoolers
Durham Library Recommended books for Young Adults
Durham Library Recommended books for teens
American Library Association books for teens

Need something to read? Try some "Books-to-Movies"

Visit your Durham Public Library YA Room to discover many books that have become, or will soon become, featured films.

 Click here for a list of books making it to the "big screen" today!



Durham Public Library's Books

Love & Gelato
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
Spaced Out
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-5th-to-8th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
The Siren
really liked it
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-fiction, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Wolf by Wolf
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room
Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-non-fiction, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Steve Jobs: Insanely Great
Library Catalog
tagged: ya-graphic, summer-reading-9th-to-12th-grade, and ya-room
Lost in the Sun
Library Catalog
tagged: summer-reading-5th-to-8th-grade, ya-fiction, and ya-room