2012 Rhode Island Summer Reading Program

[ 1 ] June 7, 2012 |


The library encourages children to keep reading all summer long by sharing age-appropriate book recommendations and hosting a summer full of events and programs at libraries across the state. This year’s themes…

The children’s program, Dream Big READ!, invites kids to discover new ideas, people, and places through books. In programs at public libraries around the state, children will: SEE magicians, storytellers, puppeteers, artists, dancers, musicians, and poets; WIN prizes, including free admission to exciting places; TALK about your favorite books; and, MEET other kids. Explore the magic and mystery of night time all summer long.

  • Performers (Click here for performance schedule.)

For teens … it’s time to Own the Night! Teens will discover great books for their summer nights (and days). Check in at your local library to find out about great workshops … watercolor painting, cartooning, improv, crafting, animation, poetry, and magic. Explore the magic, mystery, secrets, and dreams of night time all summer long.

  • Performers (Click here for performance schedule.)


  • Providence Schools Summer Reading List: (2012 Pre-K)
    Providence Schools Summer Reading List: (2012 K-Grade 5)
  • Providence Schools Summer Reading List: (2012 Grade 6-12)
  • Read Across Rhode Island Book 2012 Selection: Dave at Night by award-winning author Gail Carson Levine.

Visit the State of Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) to find out what is happening state wide.

Category: books, books / stories, community news, education + schools, free / cheap, high school age, kids, local venue, special events, stories and telling, teens (13 +), tweens

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. Elyse Major elyse says:

    thank you for putting all of this information about the summer reading program in one place!

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