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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Challenge
June 1 - July 25, 2020

Summer Reading Challenge 2020

Imagine your story in a new way this summer! Accept the challenge to read 12 hours this summer. Kids receive a prize for every 4 hours of reading. Adults receive a prize for completing 12 hours of reading. Click above to get started!

Click Here For Beanstack Reading Challenge Registration & App Instructions

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The Milford Nature Center, located near beautiful Milford Reservoir in the Flint Hills of Kansas, provides visitors with a better understanding of the natural communities of Kansas. The Center has, in partnership with Junction City's Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, created a series of four videos to support the "Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Program. These videos, along with the Super Slueths Companion Journal, can be used by participants in PWRL's Beanstack "Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Challenge" to  explore nature at your own pace in your own backyard!!

To get started, first Register for the PWRL's Beanstack Imagine Your Story Reading Challenge

and log in to track your progress

 

Readers can earn the following Activity Badges within the Reading Challenge

A link to each video will be provided in the badge description

 

Click Below for a Direct Link to each video

 

Milford Nature Center - Super Sleuths Birds Badge

Milford Nature Center - Super Sleuths Plants Badge

Milford Nature Center - Super Sleuths Creepy Crawlies Bug Badge

Milford Nature Center - Super Sleuths Animals Badge

 

Download the Super Sleuths Companion Journal by Clicking HERE

 

Complete the Journal and share it with your librarian for extra prizes!!

 

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The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center Exploration Place is located along the Arkansas River in the scenic downtown Museums on the River district in Wichita, Kansas. For more information about the Exploration Place see their website at www.exploration.org.

The Exploration Place has created a Fairy Tale Science Show to support the "Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Program. This video, along with the Fairy Tale Science Activity Guide, can be used by participants in PWRL’s Beanstack "Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Challenge" to earn the Exploration Place – Fairy Tale Science Show Badge. A link to the video will be provided in the Beanstack Summer Reading Challenge description for that badge.

Click Here for a Direct Link

Download the Fairy Tale Science Activity Guide by Clicking HERE

Complete an activity from the guide and share it with your librarian, or email pictures to pottwab@gmail.com

 

 

 

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The St. Marys branch library serves as the headquarters for the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library system.

With multiple locations throughout Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties the regional library is committed to serving the

needs of all library patrons.

 

Regional Library Headquarters Staff
306 North 5th Street
St. Mary's, KS 66536
Telephone / Fax: 785-437-2778

Director: Judith Cremer e-mail: pwrldr@gmail.com
Assistant Director: e-mail: pwrlad@gmail.com
Bookkeeper / Secretary: Sheila McKinzie e-mail: pwrlbk@gmail.com
Processing Consultant: Deborah Eichem e-mail: pwrlpr1@gmail.com
Collection Development: Colette Goldade e-mail: pwrlcd@gmail.com
Processing Clerk: Frances Garcia e-mail: pwrlpr2@gmail.com

Judith Cremer

Deborah Eichem