Summer Stars at Offaly Libraries
Summer Stars is the Right to Read National Summer Reading Programme for children that runs from the 15th of June until the end of August. For 2020, the programme will be delivered online with lots of fun activities planned for Summer Stars 2020, including the following:
Activities for Summer Stars 2020:
- Summer Stars Art Competition: As part of Summer Stars, Offaly Libraries are asking you to draw your library! Download your application form here!
- Summer Stars BorrowBox: Browse, borrow, read and listen to the Summer Stars collection of children’s e-books and e-audio books through the library’s BorrowBox app. This is free for all members to use from anywhere, anytime. Non-members can join online for free at https://lgma.iii.com/selfreg
- Online Storytime: Summer Stars story time will be delivered by library staff and Irish authors including chapter-a-day readings from books, available through Offaly Libraries social media pages.
- Story Competition: As well an enjoying the amazing worlds of books, Summer Stars is also celebrating children’s imaginations by running a short story competition, An Unexpected Adventure. There are three age categories with great prizes for all the winners and runners-up.
- Books: As Offaly libraries continue to expand the services being provided on a phased basis over the coming months, we hope to will provide Summer Stars book lending services to children where possible.
- Reading cards and reviews: Children can track their reading progress with reading cards which can be marked each time a book is read, online or in print form. Download your Reading Card HERE.
A reviews section on www.summerstars.ie allows readers to upload their views on what they have read.
- Online Quizzes: Offaly Libraries will provide Summer Stars online quizzes and scavenger hunts over the period, details will be posted on social media.
Fun Activities to Print
Summer Stars 2020 Art Competition
Summer Stars Online Readings with Offaly Libraries