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DCL SUMMER READING 2022

JUNE 15 – AUGUST 15

REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 15!

Sign up at the Library to get your treasure map & free book or on READsquared! You can also download a treasure map here.

How to Play:

1. Mark one spot on your treasure map every day you complete a reading activity or keep track online to earn points.

2. Complete 20 reading activities and earn a free tote bag.

3. Complete 40 reading activities and earn a free book.

Reading activities include: reading (anything!), someone reading to you, and attending a library program.

Each reading activity you complete is an entry in our grand prize drawing at the end of the Summer!

 

Dorchester County Library is partnering with Trident United WayBerkeley County Library System, and Charleston County Public Library to promote reading to ages birth to five and improve regional literacy gaps.

  • During birth to 5 age range, 90% of a child’s brain development occurs. 
  • 57% of Tri-County children are deemed “not ready” when starting Kindergarten.
  • More than half of Tri-County third graders are not reading at grade level.
  • This partnership aims to impact Tri-County children’s literacy skills beginning from birth on to the years they walk into Kindergarten so we may also impact the future skill base of our Tri-County workforce.

STEP 1:

Sign-up for this ongoing program anytime you visit the Library.

Register your child here to get a free tote bag and book.

Keep track of the books you read with reading logs, or https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCL1000Books and on the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” App.

Get a sticker & bookmark for every 100 books you read.

Let us know when you get to 1000 books for your certificate and free book!

STEP 2:

Visit the Trident United Way’s Tri-County Read United page to register for more information and resources!