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Winter Reading and Activity Program

“Wisdom comes with winters.” —Oscar Wilde

Read below to learn more about our Winter Reading and Activity Program!
A library card is not required to participate!
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Dec 19 to Jan 2
ALL Ages!
It's that time, reading time is here
Everybody knows, there's not a better time of year
Hear that sleigh, Santa's on his way
Hip, hip hooray, for Christmas vacation!
 
Join us for our first ever Winter Reading and Activity Program! Our WRAP is just like our SRAP, only it's just 2 weeks of reading, activities, field trips, and chances to win some prizes!
 
Because these two weeks can be busy, activities are worth double the tickets.
All you have to do is:
1) Pick up your log at any point during the program at the library.
2) Fill out your sheet daily (or as needed)
3) You receive a ticket for drawings at the end of the program for the amount of pages read or qualifying activities
(left over pages will be rounded up and counted as an entry for turning in your log!)
4) Submit your log at the end of the program - Drop it off in the book drop, or hand it to a librarian!
5) Winners and participation prizes will be drawn at the end of the program

Each age group and their required pages are listed below.
Children (Pre-K - 5th): 50 pages
Teen (6th - 12th): 200 pages
Adult (18+): 250 pages

 

Winners will be announced January 3rd

What are qualifying activities? Well, participate in one of our ongoing programs - such as Knitting and Crochet Night, Story Time, or Crafternoon (to name a few) -or- participate in activities around our community like donating to the Belleville Area Humane Society or the Millstadt Food Pantry, or attending church events or other community events!
Scroll down to see our full activity calendar for the Winter Reading and Activity Program.

 

Reading Logs will be available at the library or here:
Children's Digital Reading Log 
Teen Digital Reading Log 
Adult Digital Log
Click Here for a Printable PDF

!Remember!
There is no library card needed to participate in our program or any of our programs and there are no costs. (We do ask for RSVPs for the field trips.)
Field Trips

Reading is an important skill and one that we need for daily life and for our futures. However, it's vital that we mix what we read on our own with practical education and that we learn how things are done to - not just read about them.

For our WRAP, we're teaming up with

- Live Oak Wine Decor on 12/22

- Rae & James on 12/29

both at 10 a.m.

Visit the calendar below to learn more to learn more about the field trip and to RSVP. We need RSVPs the week before the field trip so we can plan accordingly. You can do so through the link, with the library by coming in, or calling us at 618-476-1887.

Everyone will meet at the Field Trip location - NOT at the library. All ages are welcome to attend, but parents are expected to stay with their children during the trip. The Field Trip presentations will start promptly at 10 a.m. and will last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the Field Trip host.

If you have any questions, please contact us, we're more than happy to help!

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Upcoming Events

December 2022
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
28
29
30
1
12:00 PM
Card Craft Make and Take
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
4:00 PM
Crafternoon
14
11:00 AM
Youth Story Time
15
16
17
10:30 AM
Book Club
18
19
12:00 PM
WRAP opening Wrapping Party
+1 more
20
4:00 PM
Crafternoon
21
11:00 AM
Youth Story Time
+2 more
22
10:00 AM
WRAP Field Trip -- Live Oak Wine Decor
23
10:00 AM
Last Minute Wrapping and Card Making (A WRAP activity)
24
25
26
27
4:00 PM
Crafternoon
28
11:00 AM
Youth Story Time
29
10:00 AM
WRAP Field Trip -- Rae and James
30
10:00 AM
New Year's Eve Party Poppers
31
1
2
12:00 PM
Card Craft Make and Take
+1 more
3
4:00 PM
Crafternoon
4
11:00 AM
Youth Story Time
5
6
7
8
 
Week 1

Throughout Program

Making cards for Garden Place residents.

Dec 21

Holiday story time at 11 AM 

Birds of Prey demonstration with the World Bird Sanctuary at Millstadt Library at 4pm

Dec 19

Program starts! Kick off WRAP with a Wrapping Party. Bring in Christmas presents and wrap with others (wrapping paper provided, but feel welcome to bring your own.)

Dec 22

Field trip to Live Oak Wine Decor at 10 AM

Dec 20

Crafternoon at 4pm

Knitting & Crocheting at 5:30

Dec 23

One more last minute wrapping party, plus card making. 

Week 2

Dec 27

Crafternoon at 4pm

Knitting and Crocheting at 5:30pm

Dec 30

Make New Year's Eve party poppers

Dec 28

Holiday Story Time at 11 AM

Jan 2

That's a WRAP party! Reading logs due.

Dec 29

Field trip to the new Rae&James location at 10 AM

Jan 3

Drawings pulled for the grand prizes.

And a HUGE Thank You to everyone who has sponsored our Winter Reading and Activity Program!

Publishers

MILLSTADT NEWS

MILLSTADT SENIOR TALK

Field Trips

Live Oak Wine Decor

Rae&James