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Register for Summer Reading

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Pick up a Summer Reading Brochure

*****Parents***** Take the New Mexico State Library Summer Reading Survey
Email us by July 17 and we will enter you into a random drawing to win a $50.00 Visa Card!
If you choose to fill out a paper survey, pick one up at Youth Services Desk.

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YouTube #Jolt Your Journey

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Summer Reading Activities
Activities Summer Reading
Playgournd Theatre Summer Reading
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Entertainment on Thursdays @ 10am & 2pm

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DinoActivityBookMaster  (Download)

New Mexico Dinosaur Ceolophysis (Download)

 

Reptile Education Outreach - Coming July 2
Thank you Meghan - Reptile Education Outreach Facebook Page

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Why Summer Reading?

The research is clear that children who don't read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect. Studies show that summer reading helps to improve comprehension, vocabulary, and proficiency enabling students to return to school in the fall with greater retained skills.  Barbara Heyns’s 1978 landmark study to back up the benefits of summer reading.

Reading books over the summer can have a significant impact for middle school readers. Summer programs for youth, tweens and teens encourage readers, especially those who are struggling, to use alternative formats such as e-books and audio-books along with the library's databases.

Summer reading is a foundation for summer learning at the Farmington Public Library!

How is my local school and district performing?
Public Libraries in Children's Literacy Development

New Mexico Afterschool - Helping with the Summer Slide

Afterschool Alliance of New Mexico


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SUMMER READING STATISTICS Pie Chart
June 1, 2014 to August 1, 2014

SR Quick Facts (2014)

Youth:  6,538 and 39,662 books logged
Teen:  691 and 1109 books logged
Shiprock Youth: 
       548 and 7,350 books logged

Total youth/tween/teen registrations:  7,777
Total books logged online:  48,121

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Summer Reading Photo Archive 2014

 

TURTLES

The Winner of the Ninja Turtle Final Four
Raphael Red ,Wisconsin or Leonardo Blue, Duke!

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American Girls

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Thank you, Farmington Daily Times (Article)

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