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SRC Winners & School Percentages

And the GRAND PRIZE winners are….Mikaila and Tomi!

Mikaila won the GoPro Camera, and Tomi won the Razor Scooter. Congratulations Mikaila and Tomi!

Thank you Friends of the Library for funding these prizes.

A huge congratulations to Bastion Elementary for having the highest percentage of students sign up for SRC this past summer. Here’s what the breakdown looks like:

  • Bastion: 34%
  • Salmon Arm West: 27%
  • Hillcrest: 23%
  • Shuswap Middle School: 22%
  • South Broadview: 17%
  • Ranchero: 16%
  • North Canoe: 15%

Thank you to all teachers, teacher librarians and all educators for promoting Summer Reading Club. We had over 100 more students register this year than we had last year. Yay!

 

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Summer Reading Club 2016: Book a Trip!

I’m a little late posting these pictures, but better late than never, right?

Here is a peek at some of the fun SRC programs that we had at the library this summer.

Uncle Chris the Clown is the best clown EVER! He’s not scary, he’s very funny, and he does magic. Okay, so he doesn’t actually do the magic correctly, but the kids are great at showing him how it’s done. 🙂

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For our animal lovers, the SPCA helped us discover all the horrible things that could happen if an exotic animal was let loose in our community. They also helped us decide which rodent would make the best pet. Which do you think would make the best pet: a hamster, a guinea pig, a mouse or a rat? Did you guess rat? Then you would be correct!!

The Okanagan Science Centre opened our eyes to the amazing world that exists beyond what our normal eyes can see.

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Then we had our local Japanese art guru (Eiko) teach us some amazing Origami and Japanese Calligraphy.

Here is Origami for ages 9-12.

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Here is Origami for ages 5-8.

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And here is Japanese Calligraphy for ages 9-18.

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Did you wonder how our weekly Booksmacks turned out? Well they were a ton of fun! There was a great group of youth who showed up, wonderful books shared and many marshmallows tossed (and eaten). It was hard to determine which was more fun- the book sharing & marshmallow throwing or the games we played after. Here are some pictures of us playing Quelf and Minute-To-Win-It (two of our favourite games). See if you can figure out which pictures belong to the Cookie Face Minute-To-Win-It challenge. The name of the game is to move the cookie from your forehead to your mouth without using your hands. Pretty funny, eh?!

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We had many other exciting programs which, sadly, didn’t get photographed (due to unreliable cameras).

Thanks to everyone who took part in SRC 2016. And thank you to our Friends of the Library who funded our activities and prizes. We had another great summer!

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First To Recieve SRC Medal of Completion

Congratulations to all those children who have completed their Summer Reading Club Reading Record! (If you haven’t finished yet, don’t worry. You have until school starts to finish.)

Here is a photo of a few of the children who received their certificate of completion and their medal at our SRC Celebrations yesterday. (Sorry to those of you who also finished yesterday but didn’t make it into the photo. I’m so pleased with you all!)

First to Recieve Their Reading Medals

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SRC 2014: LEGO

Lego activities are always VERY popular, and this Summer Reading Club program was no exception. The kids were given the theme “Funny Business” and then were told to start creating. Here’s what they came up with…

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SRC 2014: Uncle Chris the Clown

Even though registration is low this year, we’ve had a good turn out to our events. One of the most popular event, so far, was Uncle Chris the Clown. He was wonderful and spent over 30 minutes after the show making balloon animals for the kids.

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