THE LANE LIBRARIES SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
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   Fizz, Boom, Read! Ages 0 - 5       Fizz, Boom, Read! Ages 6 - 11       Spark A Reaction! Ages 12 - 18       Literary Elements: Ages 18 - over   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
All ages. Join us for family fun including stories, music and rhymes.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Ages 8 - 12

You will finally answer the question: Which is better, the book or the movie? First read the book. Then we will watch the movie before discussing the two. Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Reference Desk.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description
5113 Huston Road Collinsville, OH 45004
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
2550 Millville Avenue Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 11 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 12 - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
All ages. Join us for family fun including stories, music and rhymes.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
All ages. Join us for family fun including stories, music and rhymes.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
9:30 AM
Description
4782 Cincinnati Brookville Road
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Corner of Morman Road and Old Oxford Road Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

All ages (under 10 with caregiver)
Whether you’re exploring the idea of pet ownership or you already have a furry friend and want to learn more about their needs, this family program is one that you won’t want to miss. The Animal Friends’ PetMobile will be onsite.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
2550 Millville Avenue Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 11 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 12 - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
All ages, individuals or families welcome. Sign up for a session to practice your reading skills with a registered therapy dog!
Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
All ages. Join us for family fun including stories, music and rhymes.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description

Ages 3 - 6
Attention all moms and grandmothers! We will honor the ladies in our lives with stories, songs and a keepsake craft.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Ages 3 - 5

Join us for stories, crafts and music centered around local author and illustrator of Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description
5113 Huston Road Collinsville, OH 45004
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Ages 4 - 8

Bring your mother, dress your best or wear a fancy hat for the celebration. Enjoy stories, activities and create a garden craft to give to your mother on her special day.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Ages 6 - 8 If you love animals, join us for stories, facts and a cute craft!
Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
2550 Millville Avenue Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages newborn - 11 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Ages 4 - 6 Hear stories read from books that are full of wonderful and rare words, learn about letters and increase your pre-reading skills.
Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Ages 12 - 24 months Build a foundation for literacy by talking, cuddling and singing to your baby. We introduce music, books, finger plays and songs to support this process.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Ages 2 - 3 Enjoy books and songs! New words are introduced in this program, including rhymes and patterns that invite children to join in.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
All ages. Join us for family fun including stories, music and rhymes.

* Participants must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Friends Members Preview: 
Friday, May 16  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Open to public:
Saturday, May 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. 
Sunday, May 18 - 12 p.m. to 3 p. m.

Sale location:
Badin High School, Pfirman Activity Center
571 New London Rd., Hamilton
Library
Outreach Locations

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Open to public:
Saturday, May 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. 
Sunday, May 18 - 12 p.m. to 3 p. m.

Friends Members Preview: 
Friday, May 16  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sale location:
Badin High School, Pfirman Activity Center
571 New London Rd., Hamilton
Library
Outreach Locations

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
9:30 AM
Description
4782 Cincinnati Brookville Road
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Corner of Morman Road and Old Oxford Road Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Ages 4 - 8

Join the Hamilton Police to celebrate National Police Week. A police officer will tell us all about the job, we’ll see inside a police car and make a cool craft.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description
Open to public:
Saturday, May 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. 
Sunday, May 18 - 12 p.m. to 3 p. m.

Sale location:
BadinHigh School, Pfirman Activity Center
571 New London Rd., Hamilton
Library
Outreach Locations

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Ages 9 - 11 and mothers

Bond with other moms and daughters over 2011 Newbery winner Moon over Manifest.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
2550 Millville Avenue Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description

Ages 8 - 12

You will finally answer the question: Which is better, the book or the movie? First read the book. Then we will watch the movie before discussing the two. Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Reference Desk.

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description
5113 Huston Road Collinsville, OH 45004
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description

Ages 8 - 10

Held at the Fairfield Family YMCA

Shake your hips to the newest exercise sensation!

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
2550 Millville Avenue Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Time
9:30 AM
Description
4782 Cincinnati Brookville Road
Library
Bookmobile

Title
Date
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Corner of Morman Road and Old Oxford Road Hamilton, OH 45013
Library
Bookmobile

The program has not started yet but will begin on Sunday, June 01, 2014.
About Summer Reading
May 18 - August 3
Dig into Reading
Summer Reading Challenge


Read to Your Wee Ones!
For children ages 5 & under and their caregivers

Log the number of hours you read with your Wee Ones this summer.
For every 5 hours of reading, you will be eligible to win a
LeapFrog LeapPad2!

Prizes will be randomly drawn from eligible participants each month so the more you read, the better!

Thank you to the Friends of the Lane Libraries
for supplying this year’s prizes!
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