Summer Reading 2010 Outreach Presentation

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    • Babies
    Summer Reading is for Everyone Adults Teens Children
  2. Research has shown that children who continue to read during the summer vacation perform better in school in the fall.
    • Every library will begin Summer Reading signups and special activities 2 – 4 p.m.
    • Central Library on Grand Army Plaza is having a Block Party 10 – 4 p.m. with performances and an appearance from Sesame Street’s Maria!
    Summer Reading begins Thursday, June 10!
  3. Two ways to sign up:
    • 1. Paper registration form
    2. Online at
  4. The library will use your name and birthday to create a username for you on Madison Smith born January 1st would log in for the first time as madsmi0101 Everyone’s password is read . Users change their username and password when they first log in.
  5. Registration forms in many languages are available by request
  6. On our new website:
    • Users can:
    • create a screen name and avatar
    • Earn virtual badges for reading and other activities
    • Post reviews and “like” reviews by others
  7. Customizable Avatar on
  8. SmoothReader99’s Log Curious George Rides a Bike   This is a funny story about... SmoothReader99 My Badges
  9. Virtual Badges on
  10. Virtual Badges on
    • You can win more badges by getting a code from library staff.
    Log in at   Enter badge code ____________________ You have won a virtual badge!
  11. Booklists
    • Booklists
    • Can be found in :
    • Print brochures
    • On Dept Of Education website
    • On
    • Spanish and Large Print Booklists on website
  12. Special Prizes
  13. Gameboard for children
  14. Gameboard for children
  15. Gamecard for Teens and Adults
  16. Gameboards and Gamecards
    • Players advance by reading, attending programs and checking out items.
    • Players 5-18 years get a bookbag at RIF time.
    • Players of all ages will receive small prize and be entered into systemwide prize drawings when they finish.
  17. RIF Bookbag for Game Players Players ages 5 – 18 can get a Reading Is Fundamental Bookbag when they show their game at RIF time at their library.
  18. Summer Reading for Adults
    • Adults can attend book discussions and other programs to win raffle prizes.
    • Studies show that young people who see adults reading are more likely to read themselves.
    • End-of-Summer
    • Celebrations
    Celebrate with other Brooklyn readers! In the last two weeks in August every library will have a celebration with entertainment and special surprises!
    • “ We are all Brooklyn Summer Readers!”