Barrows’ Summer Reading Challengehttp://www.readingpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/reading-in-reading-booklist.pdf elementary school students prepared by librarians at the Reading Public Library
After you have read the book visit https://goo.gl/forms/2N58WlRUfFHywmuz1 to answer the questions and submit your entries into the Barrows’ Summer Reading raffle! All entries are due by September 1, 2017 and winners (one per grade) will be announced at the September assembly. Prizes will include a pizza lunch or a book.
Reading Public Library
The Summer Reading Program began on Friday, June 16, 2017. On Friday, June 2nd Ms. Fischer and Ms. Wettergreen, children’s librarians from the Reading Public Library, visited Barrows and spoke to the children about the summer reading program. Please stop by the library to register for the program. More information can be found at http://www.readingpl.org/kids/summerreading/
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program
Step 1: Fill out the Summer Reading Journal. Click this link for a copy. http://dispatch.barnesandnoble.com/content/dam/ccr/pdf/2017/summer-reading/BN_SummerReading_Journal.pdf?x=y
Step 2: Bring the completed Summer Reading Journal to your local B&N store before September 5, 2017.
Step 3: Choose a FREE BOOK from a featured list (found on the Summer Reading Journal).
Please visit the website for more information. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/summer-reading/_/N-rs9
Barrows’ 4th and 5th grade students are eligible to participate in the 2018 https://www.salemstate.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/school-education/community3rd, 4th, and 5th grade were given a book mark listing the 2018 nominees. We have three copies of each of the 25 titles thanks to the generosity and support of the Barrows’ PTO. Additionally, the Reading Public Library has print and electronic copies of each of the 25 titles. For more information about the program and for a Master List please visit
Are you looking for a fun way to connect around literacy this summer? Check out this great challenge - a Family Book Talk. Make a family video about some of your favorite books, then post it to our Barrows social media (Facebook or Twitter) with the hashtags #BarrowsShiningStars #FamilyBookTalk
Check out more information about Family Book Talks (along with some hints!) here: https://www.bradgustafson.com/single-post/2017/06/10/FamilyBookTalk
Have fun reading!