Summer Reading Program 2020
Welcome to this year's Copper Queen Library Summer Reading Program, "Imagine Your Story!" This summer, we're doing things a little differently: To make sure that everyone stays safe and healthy, we are offering a Summer Reading Subscription where participants can register for weekly mailings of books, family activity program guides, and other reading incentives. We are really excited to offer this program and encourage you to complete the online registration for each of your children. This program serves children ages 0 - 18.
Schedule of Events
Week 1 : Tell Your Story
Our first week of SRP will include a blank journal for you to tell your own story. You can use it to keep a journal, create fictional stories, or to tell your story through drawings and sketches. Our activity guide will help you get started with writing tips and prompts.
Week 2 : Biography Project
This week will include activities to write a biography on one of your family members or friends and will include tips on interviewing someone with sample questions. Participants will also be encouraged to create their family tree and learn about their family's history here in Bisbee and beyond!
Week 3 : Draw Your Story
Week 3 will be all about art! Participants will receive a blank book that they can use to draw and create art that tells their own story. Our activity guide will include tips on creating self-portraits, as well as creating the perfect still-life that you can create with items around your house and yard.
Week 4 : Geography of You
This week will give participants the opportunity to explore their neighborhood by creating a map of all your favorite places and maybe some new places that you would like to discover. Participants will be encouraged to create some magical places as well ... like the secret castle that may just live down the street from you!
Week 5 : Imagine Your Home
This week will include age-appropriate scavenger hunt ideas to explore your home and outdoor spaces to see the world in a new way. Find new and surprising things all around you! And remember to share some of those things on our Summer Reading Blog!
Week 6 : Imagine Another World
This week will include world-building activities for you to create your own fantasy world. What would you imagine if you were in charge of the universe? Participants will be encouraged to create characters and language and make magical creatures!
Week 7 : Imagine Your History
This week will include a blank newspaper for you to write the news. Become a journalist and help record the world around you. Activities will include tips on writing your own history, local history, and what it means to live through history.
Week 8 : Imagine Your Party
Our last week is always a party, and we want to help you make your own! A picnic planning guide with ideas and recipes will help make the end of summer fun. Participants are encouraged to share some of their favorite foods and recipes on our blog.