Children’s Dept

Summer Session Programs run June 1- July 21, 2023


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 Summer Newsletter 2023:


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The Basics

Children ages 0-5:  1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This program is for children from birth until he or she enters Kindergarten. Children will log the number of books they read either through Beanstack or on a paper tracking sheet, and will be eligible to win prizes for every 100 books read.  If you would like to register your child, you may come in and sign up or register through Beanstack

1000 Books LOG sheet


Children Ages 0-12:  All Together Now Reading BINGO Challenge


 Children will read and complete 25 activities. They may visit the library and pick out a small prize for every BINGO they achieve.  Children who complete the challenge will receive a certificate, a coupon to Exploration Place and an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.



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The Summer Children’s programs will run June 1- July 21.  The last day to pick up SUMMER Reading challenge prizes is JULY 28.


        The Children’s Department is located on the lower level of the Bradford Memorial Library. We offer books and media geared toward children from birth to age 12.