Welcome to the

 

 

Children and

 

 

Teen Website

 

 

of the

 

 

Perry County

 

 

Public Library

 

   

      

Lisa Hammack - Director of Children and Teen Services

e-mail:   lhammack@tcpclibrary.org

Kim Embry - Children's Assistant

e-mail - kembry@tcpclibrary.org

 

Perry County Public Library-Tell City telephone #: 812-547-2661

 

 

 Reading Program

It’s almost time for the summer reading season and the Perry County Public Library is excited to begin our summer reading program on Saturday, June 6, after storyteller Mary Jo Huff’s program at 1:00 p.m.!  The summer reading program is for children from birth through twelfth grade at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.  Several reading categories are specially designed to fit each reading level:

v Babies and Toddlers – birth through two years

v Preschoolers – three through six years

v Children’s – grades 1, 2 and 3

v Tweens – grades 4, 5 and 6

v Teens – grades 7 through 12

You do not have to register to participate in the summer reading program, just stop by the library (Tell City or Cannelton locations) beginning Saturday, June 6 after 1:00 p.m.  Pick up the appropriate reading form, read your favorite books, and return the completed form to the library for a prize.  Then do it all over again!  The reading program will conclude at the end of the day on Saturday, July 18. 

To receive a prize, just read the following number of books: (Click on the link and you may print a reading sheet.)

v Babies and Toddlers – 10 easy reader books or board books

v Preschoolers – 10 easy reader books

v Children’s (grades 1, 2 and 3) – 10 easy reader books or 2 chapter books

v Tweens (grades 4, 5 and 6) – 2 chapter books or 2 graphic novels

v Teens (grades 7 through 9) – one chapter book or 2 graphic novels

v Teens (grades 10 through 12) – one chapter book or 2 graphic novels

 

TumbleBooksLibrary

Click below on the blue book to access Tumble Books,

which are talking online Easy Reader Books for children age 2 through grade 2!

*There has been a change to accessing

 TumbleBooksLibrary:*

You will now need to type in your Perry County

 Public Library card number to enter onto the site.

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Activities

Area children ages 0 – 18 are encouraged to participate in “Every Hero Has a Story,” the Perry County Public Library’s summer library program, from June 6 to July 25.  Children are invited to come to the library to join in the hero activities, and watch hero movies, as well as take part in special events offered throughout the summer. Programs will include activities on:  super heroes, and sidekicks, community heroes, animal heroes, child/teen heroes, historical heroes, and the hero in themselves, etc.

Special events this summer will include:

Saturday, June 6, Kick-off: Storyteller Mary Jo Huff at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location. 

Saturday, June 27: Officer Derrick Lawalin and Jago at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location.

Saturday, July 25, Finale:  Abraham Lincoln presenter Mr. David Wolfe at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location.

Along with those special events, the library will offer weekly activities for the following ages:

Monday mornings at Tell City:  9:30 – 10:00 Babies & Toddlers ages 0 - 2

Monday mornings at Tell City:  10:30 – 11:00 Babies & Toddlers ages 0-2

Monday evenings at Tell City:  6:00 – 7:00 Children’s Adventure Club for children going into 1st – 3rd grade

Monday evenings at Tell City: 6:00 – 7:00 Tweens going into grades 4th – 6th

Tuesday afternoons at Tell City:  1:00 – 2:00 Children’s Adventure Club for children going into 1st-3rd grade

Tuesday afternoons at Tell City:  1:00-2:00 Tweens going into grades 4th – 6th

Tuesday evenings at Tell City:  6:00-7:00 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten

Tuesday evenings at Tell City:  6:00 – 7:30 Teens going into grades 7th-12th

Thursday mornings at Tell City:  9:30-10:30 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten

Thursday afternoons at Tell City:  1:00-2:00 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten

Registration is required to attend the weekly activities. Please choose one day and one time for the appropriate age of your child and that will be the day and time that you attend each week.  Registration will begin on May 11.   Please call 812-547-2661 to register.

 

      

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen's SpacE

 

Teen (grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12)

 

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Log-in and search for us under:

Teen's Page at the Perry County Public Library

There are 10 openings in our

 Teen

Advisory Group!!!

Please click on the Teen Advisory Group button below for more information.

Tween Book Club Schedule for grades 4th, 5th, &  6th

 

Teen Advisory Group Information & Registration Form

 

T.A.G./Teen Activities for 2015

 

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Reviews - NEW POSTS!  04/09/2015

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Tell City Evergreen Online Catalog

For children in grades K - 8

an easy-to-use search engine is available at

Inspire.IN.gov - Kids Search

Math and Reading Logo

 

Math and Reading Help For Kids

 

For older children there is a

Student Research Center available at

Inspire.IN.gov - Student Research Center

 

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