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Summer Reading

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Summer Reading Camp 2013
Summer Reading Camp 2013, for children ages 5-10, is based upon the NYS Collaborative Summer Library Program, Dig Into Reading. This year’s theme will have us exploring rocks and minerals, fossils, burrowers and more. Expect some crafts and activities, games, songs and, of course, lots of reading! Campers will attend camp for five consecutive days from 10:30 a.m. until Noon each day. The 5-day camp format will allow for larger projects that take several days to accomplish or need overnight to dry. At the close of camp children will be encouraged to continue reading and filling their reading records throughout the summer. The camp is free, however, registration is required.

Please fill out the registration form below and return it to the library by July 8 for Session 1, July 22 for Session 2 and. August 5 for Session 3.

Registration form in PDF format, requires Adobe reader.
Print the form and mail it to the address below or drop it off at the library on your next visit.

  Choose from one of three sessions

Jul 15-19, 2013

Jul 29- Aug 2, 2013

Aug 12-16 2013

The time will be 10:30 a.m.-Noon each day

  Program Age Level As usual, the age limits stated for the program are flexible . If you feel that your child would benefit from camp and is not within the 5-10 year old age group, please do not hesitate to contact the librarian. Mrs. Sachs is in the library 9 a.m.—5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Ideally, children should be at least entering Kindergarten in the fall to fully benefit from the camp program.


Sarah Sachs
Potsdam Public Library
2 Park Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
Phone: 315-265-7230
Fax: 315-268-0306
Email: ssachs@potsdamlibrary.org


  Sign Up For Family Summer Reading Club!  

The NYS Library people have arranged for us to have online summer reading
registration. You’ll be able to register your whole family and keep track of things with one login.

Families can even rate books and write reviews for others to see. Use the computer in the library, at home , or even while on vacation in other locales! There is no age limit!

Sign up today

Paper lovers will again be able to count their reading on paper tickets as in the past. You can pick up blank tickets at the library circulation desk.


  “Mr. Jenne’s Summer Reading Challenge”  

Calling all Lawrence Avenue Elementary students!

Count your reading this summer and get Mr. Jenne to dye his hair orange and blue and sleep on top of the school!

If you all work together you can do this!  Just make an account @ http://www.nyread.com/ and get reading!


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