Summer Learning Challenge

Libraries Rock: June 10, 2018 through August 14, 2018

Summer Learning 2018 Carson City Library

Read, rock out, and rack up prizes! The Carson City Library’s Summer Learning Challenge encourages and rewards readers of all ages while also providing fun educational programs and special events!

 

Register:

Starting June 10th, register by clicking on Register/Sign In Here or go in person to the Carson City Library Information Desk. Come to our Summer Learning Kickoff Party on June 10 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM register, receive program information, and enjoy family friendly activities.

 

Read:

Ages 0-5

Build early reading and language skills with your child by completing fun, developmental activities.  Complete a Game Card to earn a board book and entry into our Grand Prize Raffle!

Ages 6-11

Develop early language skills with your child by reading or listening to books.  Read a total of 30 hours to enter our Grand Prize Raffle and earn special prizes along the way!

Ages 12-18

Be prepared to succeed by reading and discussing literature.  Read a total of 60 hours to enter our Grand Prize Raffle and earn special prizes along the way!

Ages 18 and Up

Experience the joy of reading.  Read a total of 60 hours to enter our Grand Prize Raffle and earn special prizes along the way!

 

Participate in Events:

Receive additional Grand Prize Raffle entries for every event attended between June 10th and August 14th. Some events require pre-registration to assist in preparation and planning. To register for an event, visit our calendar by clicking here. Find the program that you are interested in and click the program title. If registration is required, complete the appropriate fields.

 

Earn Prizes:

Join us on Tuesday, August 14th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM for the End of Summer Learning Party to wrap up the Summer Learning Challenge, where you can finish logging your hours and fill out raffle entries for the Grand Prize Raffle.

 

Interested in volunteering this summer?

Email creativelearning@carsoncitylibrary.org for more information!

 

 

 

Thank You to our 2018 sponsors!

 

       Wild Island Family Adventure Park                  Learning the Discovery Teryy Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum 

   

   Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza    Black Bear Diner

 

        Smith's Grocery and Deli                      Scoups Ice Cream and Soup Bar in Carson City, Nevada

 

 

    


 


Register, Read, Participate

Register

  • Click “Register/Sign In Here”.
    • “Register an Individual or Family”- Use this option if you did not participate in the Summer Learning Challenge last year.
    • “Register a Class or Group”- Use this option to register a group of people, such as Parks & Rec, Boys & Girls Club of Western NV, etc.
    • “Already Registered on this site?” - “Sign In Here”- Use this if you participated in the Summer Learning Challenge last year. *If you forgot your password, there will be an option to reset it on the login page.*

  • To register on-site at the library:
    • Use the Summer Learning Challenge computer located in the Youth area. All patron computers also have access to the Summer Learning Challenge webpage for you to access your online account.

  • If you register off-site:
    • All age groups can come into the library and visit the Information desk to receive paper Summer Learning Challenge Game Cards or Reading Logs, but this is not required. All reading hours must be logged into your Summer Learning Challenge online account in order to earn and receive prizes.

Read

  • Log reading hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account by clicking this link:
    • Click the red box that reads “Sign In".
    • Enter your username and password to log in.
    • Click on the red “Log Reading & Activities” button on the top left of the screen.
    • Please Note: No more than 600 minutes can be logged at a time.
    • If you are unable to log your hours off-site, visit the library to log your hours.
    • Visit the Information desk at the library to receive earned prizes. To learn what prizes you have earned, visit the ‘Rewards’ tab in your Summer Learning Challenge online account.

  • Earn additional ticket entries into the Grand Prize Raffle by completing Book Reviews. Receive an entry into our Grand Prize Raffle for each submission. No more than 5 Book Reviews can be entered. Book Reviews can be completed when logged into your Summer Learning Challenge online account.
    • Click the red box that reads “Sign In”.
    • Enter your username and password to log in.
    • Click the box that reads “Write a Review”.
    • If there are multiple readers on your account, select your name from the first drop down box.
    • Fill out the fields for Book Title, Author, Review, and click “Save”.

Participate in Events

  • Attend programs and events between June 10th and August 14th:
    • Regular programs such as Storytimes, Computer Classes, Lego Club, etc. DO count.
    • All Summer Learning Challenge events are noted in blue on our program calendar.

  • For each program and event attended, you will receive a ticket for our Grand Prize Raffle during our End of Summer Learning Challenge Party on August 14th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

  • Grand Prizes not picked up within two weeks of our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th will be forfeited.

How It Works

teens reading books

Information on the Summer Learning Challenge by age range:

Ages 0-5

  • You will need to complete all 20 activity square on your Game Card between June 10th and August 14th.
  • When you complete 10 activity squares on your Game Card, log your progress on your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to pick up your halfway prize.
  • Once you complete all 20 activity squares, log your progress on your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to pick up your completion prize.

Ages 6-11

  • You will need to read and log 30 hours between June 10th and August 14th.
  • Log the title of the book and the amount of time read.
  • Once you read 15 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your halfway prize.
  • After you read 30 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your completion prize.

Ages 12-18

  • You will need to read and log 60 hours between June 10th and August 14th.
  • Log the title of the book and the number of minutes read.
  • Once you read 30 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your halfway prize.
  • After you read 60 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your completion prize.

Ages 18 and Up

  • You will need to read and log 60 hours between June 10th and August 14th.
  • Log the title of the book and the number of minutes read.
  • Once you read 30 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your halfway prize.
  • After you read 60 hours, log your hours into your Summer Learning Challenge online account, and visit the Information desk at the library to receive your completion prize.

If You Lose Your Game Card or Reading Log:

  • If you lose your paper game card or reading log, library staff will support you by giving you a new game card or reading log.

Prizes

teens reading books

Ages 0-5

10 completed activity squares earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

20 completed activity squares earns:

  • 1 Board Book
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

Ages 6-11

15 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

30 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

Ages 12-18

30 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

60 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

Ages 18 and Up

30 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th

60 hours read and logged earns:

  • 1 Food Coupon
  • 1 Entry into our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th



Grand Prizes not picked up within two weeks of our Grand Prize Raffle on August 14th will be forfeited.

Participate in Programs

For each event and program attended between June 10th and August 14th, you will receive a ticket for our Grand Prize Raffle during our End of Summer Learning Party on August 14th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

Some events require pre-registration to assist in preparation and planning. To register for an event, click on the title below: