Read Green, Live Green -- 2008 Children's Summer Reading
Read for fun all summer long during the annual Summer Reading Program open to kids three to fourteen.
Dates: June 9 - August 2, 2008
City of Chicago’s Department of Environment
Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
Please join us this summer in any of our 79 locations, including the Thomas Hughes Children's Library and the Bookmobiles, to read across the city. Children ages three to fourteen are invited to explore the environment
Kids up to the age of nine who read or have read to them, twenty-five pictures books will earn a Reader's T-shirt. Children over age nine who read ten chapter books will earn a T-shirt as well. Weekly raffles, book giveaways, author visits, performers and presenters are some of the activities that are featured throughout the summer.
For more information contact your neighborhood library or call Children and Young Adult Services at (312) 747-4780.
Read Green, Live Green Summer Reading Program:
Programs Presented during the Read Green, Live Green Summer Reading Program:
Marilyn Price: Recycle-Retell! The Story from Garbage
Mad Science of Chicago: The Dirt on Garbage
Carol Lerner: Butterflies in the Garden-An Author Visit
Lea Atiq: Secret Garden Book Making
James Coffey: All Aboard the Green Express at CPL!
Brian Ellis: Adventures with Audubon
Gwen Hilary and Enoch Williamson: How Green is My Heart
Mike Offut: The Science of Green
Kidworks Touring Theatre Co.: Global Warming! What’s a Kid to Do?
Steve Musgrave: Read Green, Live Green and Draw it All!
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago Sky: Reading Time-Outs
Read Green, Live Green Download the Summer Reading Program