Michigan City Public Library
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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

      Summer Reading Program

Every Hero Has a Story
June 15 - July 25, 2015


The 2015 Summer Reading Program kicks off June 15! Join us for the fun and be sure to sign up starting that day. Entertainer Leonardo will perform on June 18 at 10:00 am during kick-off week. Mark your calendar today!

Every Duck Has a Tale

Help us promote the Summer Reading Program by taking a super hero rubber duckie on an adventure! Pick up your rubber duckie at the Youth Services desk. Take a picture of your duckie on his heroic adventure and post it to your social media account, #heroduckie. Tag the library (@MichiganCityPublicLibrary on Facebook, @MCPublicLibrar1 on Twitter) to share your duckie with our friends.

Check out HeroDuckie's adventures!

At the Library

At Niagara Falls

In Space

Hero duckie has been everywhere!

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Summer Reading Program Rules

Let's celebrate the joy of reading! Read anything you like: books, magazines, newspapers, and more. Listen to audiobooks. Listen while someone reads to you. Earn prizes for the number of hours that you read.

Children: 15 hours = a prize

Adults: 30 hours = a prize

Fill out a reading log at the library's Youth Services desk to record your hours. The last day to record hours is July 25, 2015.

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First Day of Summer Reading Program
Monday, June 15, 9:00 am

The Summer Reading Program begins on June 15! Sign up for the program at Youth Services.

Art à la Carte
Tuesday, June 16, 10:00 am

Join us and make a fun summer craft. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies. This program is designed for children ages 4-12.

LeonardoSummer Reading Program Kick-off Concert with Leonardo!
Thursday, June 18, 10:00 am

It's time to go Rockin' and Reading with Leonardo when he strums into town bringing his humorous, high energy musical program! Summer Reading will rock with this inspiring music show where audiences unearth their hidden talents. Get ready to sing, dance and "jam" with Leonardo. Leonardo is a Parents' Choice award winner. Visit his web site at www.leonardomusic.com.

Story Time
Story TimeWednesdays, June 24, 10:00 am

Summer Story Time begins Wednesday, June 24. Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts during this time designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth-5 years, with an adult.

movie posterSuper Movie: The Incredibles
Thursday, June 25, 10:00 am

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. All children 18 years and under will have a chance to enter a raffle to win the movie DVD. Must be present to win. Rated PG.

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What Should I Read?

Anything you like! Looking for book suggestions? Try these:

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction for young readers and listeners. Includes picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more! Log in with your library card number.


Teens and adults, are you looking for more books by your favorite author, or want to find similar authors? Not sure of the next book in the series you're reading? Found a book you love and want more books like it? Try NoveList, the online readers' resource that helps you uncover your next great read. Log in with your library card number.


Get great book suggestions sent directly to your email by signing up for NextReads, our reading advice email service! Each month, we profile great new and classic reads in e-newsletters sent right to your inbox.

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Need More Info?

If you have any questions for our Youth Services staff, contact us at:

Michigan City Public Library
Youth Services
100 E. 4th St.
Michigan City, IN 46360

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