Fun activities @ your library®

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The following fun and engaging activities were designed to help you promote your library and engage youngsters at the same time! The contest, game, and scavenger hunt documents can be easily customized to suit your needs/library.

Letterboxing | Poetry | Bookmark Contest | Mad Libs | Scavenger Hunts | Readers Theater "How to" Guide and Scripts |

    Letterboxing 

   15 Ways to Use Poetry @ your library®

Poetry Programs @ your library®

   Bookmark Contest - Entry form for hosting a bookmark design contest with a theme of "So much to See. So much to do. @ your library®." Contest judged by children.

Bookmark Contest - Similar to the above entry form but the contest is not judged by children.

    Mad Lib @ your library® - summer theme!  

Dr. Seuss Mad Libs Game

Mad Libs Game - Story Sheet

Mad Libs Game - Answer Sheet

   Scavenger Hunt (K-1)

Scavenger Hunt (Grades 2-3)

Scavenger Hunt (Grades 4-5)

Library Treasure Hunt (Grades 5-8)  

   Readers Theater Scripts!

Readers Theater "How to" Guide

Bud, Not Buddy - Grades 5-8     PDF version [20kb]       Word version [21kb] 
This readers theater script was adapted by the Association for Library Service to Children from an excerpt of the book Bud, Not Buddy written by Christopher Paul Curtis, published by Delacorte, New York, 1999.  

Story © 1999, Christopher Paul Curtis. This script may be freely copied, shared, and performed for non-commercial and education purposes only.

The Library CardGrades 6-8     PDF version [20kb]     Word version [18kb]
This readers theater script was adapted by the Association for Library Service to Children from an excerpt of the book The Library Card written by Jerry Spinelli, published by Scholastic Press/Scholastic, New York, 1997.  

Story © 1997, Jerry Spinelli. This script may be freely copied, shared, and performed for non-commercial and education purposes only.

The Library Dragon - Grades 4-6
This readers theater script is adapted by Stephanie Bange from the book The Library Dragon written by Carmen Agra Deedy, published by Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.

Story © 1994, Carmen Agra Deedy. This script may be freely copied, shared, and performed for non-commercial and education purposes only.

Story Theater - The Chicken and the Librarian adapted by Dianne de Las Casas   Grades 2-4
This story theater script is included here with the permission of Dianne de Las Casas. It is free to download and use for your library/school/community event. For more information about de Las Casas, visit her Web site at  www.storyconnection.net. Her publisher is Greenwood Publishing Group/Teacher Ideas Press: www.greenwood.com