In-N-Out Fall Reading Program PDF Print E-mail

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REGISTRATION: October 4-November 15

Children ages 4-12 are encouraged to sign up for our Fall Reading Program, Cover-to-Cover, which is generously sponsored by In-N-Out Burger!

To participate in the program, each child must be present to fill out an enrollment card. Children are expected to read five books appropriate for their reading level. For every five books read, the child will receive a Cover-to-Cover Achievement Award! Each participant may earn up to three award certificates during the program (while supplies last).

 
Scavenger Hunt Saturday PDF Print E-mail

MysterySaturday, September 13, October 4, and November 8
Play the scavenger hunt game! Get all answers correct and receive a mystery prize. It's fun for all ages!

 
Special Holiday Events! PDF Print E-mail

FAMILY COOKIE HOUSE DECORATING PARTY and VISIT FROM SANTA!

cookie houseJust in time for the holidays! Make the perfect cookie house centerpiece for your holiday table! Join us for the 1st Annual Family Cookie House Decorating Party. Families will enjoy working together to make the best cookie house! Cookie houses will be judged, with trophies and prizes awarded to all families participating. The event will include pizza and drinks to enjoy while making your fabulous creations! The evening will conclude with a special visit from Santa Claus. All cookie house supplies will be provided. Families may bring additional supplies to add to their creation, if desired. Pre-registration is required.

DATE & TIME: Friday, December 19, 5-7:30 p.m.

FEE: $25 per family of four, each additional participant $5

REGISTRATION DATES:  November 17-December 8 or until filled.

To register, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 384-5340.

CHILDREN'S COOKIE HOUSE DECORATING PARTY and VISIT FROM SANTA!

santaSanta and Mrs. Claus will join us once again for this annual event! Children will make wonderful cookie houses that include the use of royal icing and vibrantly colored candies. Then it’s off to see Santa and Mrs. Claus (parents…please bring your cameras). Preregistration is required. Limited to the first 100 children. Recommended for ages 5-12. Parent supervision is required at all times during the event. Last year’s event sold out in one day, so register early!

DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 20

Sessions: 10:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m. & 4:30-5:30 p.m.

FEE: $3 per child

REGISTRATION DATES:  November 17-December 8 or until filled.

To register, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 384-5340.

 
Homework Help - Grades 1-8 PDF Print E-mail

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Drop-In Homework Help Center
The Library offers academic homework help for students in grades 1-8 on a drop-in basis. The program offers students the opportunity to complete homework assignments in a safe and welcoming environment. The Homework Help Center is open during the school year only.

LOCATION: Library, Community Room

DATES: September 16-December 11

DAYS & TIME: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm

FEE: $3 per week per child

For more information, please call (626) 384-5280

Brainfuse Online Homework Help
The Covina Public Library offers FREE Homework Help for grades 1-12. Connect to an online tutor and get your homework done with Live Homework Help, an online tutoring service powered by Brainfuse.

To connect to an online tutor, click here and type in your library card number.

The Homework Center Needs Volunteers
 
Would you like to serve as a peer tutor? Students in grade 8 must get straight As. High school students must be on the honor roll. Call the literacy office for more information: (626) 384-5280.
 
 
Paws for Books PDF Print E-mail

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The Library invites children who are learning to read to visit the children’s area and read to a loving, friendly dog. This unique program gives readers the opportunity to read to a nonjudgmental listener -- one who will accept the story exactly as it is read. All dogs have received certification from Therapy Dogs International, Delta Pet Partners, or Therapy Dogs Incorporated. Read for fifteen minutes and earn a Paws ticket. Collect three Paws tickets (equal to 45 minutes of reading) and get a free DVD rental! Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

DAY & TIME: Fridays, 3:30-4:30 pm

LOCATION: Covina Public Library 234 N. Second Avenue

 
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