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Tahoe Truckee Reads
We are proud to announce that we won the All-America City Award for our plan for grade level reading. Go Tahoe Truckee!
Click here for notes from our last community meeting which focused on summer reading initiatives.
Ideas for incorporating reading into summer camp programming.
For more information on the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, visit www.gradelevelreading.net
Click here to view the Tahoe Truckee Plan for Mobilization
Tahoe/Truckee Coalition in Denver, Colorado at the National Civic League's All-America City Award Ceremony and Conference.
Tahoe Truckee READS!
Summer Reading Programs
Neighborhood Reading Programs: TTUSD teachers and community volunteers are offering weekly reading and fun in various neighborhoods. No registration necessary, just drop in for all the fun!
- Donner Creek Mobile Home Park – Wed. & Thurs. Noon-2:00pm, starts July 17
- Sierra Village Apartments – Wed. & Thurs. 9:00-11:00am, starts July 17.
- Henness Flats – Thursdays 9:00am-10:00am, starts July 11
- Tahoe Vista at Pocket Park – Wed. and Thurs. 9am-Noon, starts July 10.
- El Andar/Truckee Elementary – Tues., Wed., Thurs., 9:00-Noon, starts July 23. (El Andar does require registration – contact Eileen Driscoll 582-2650)
- Truckee Pines Apartments - TBD
- Assumption Church – TBD
Open Library Times at Glenshire & Tahoe Lake Elementary Schools - Tahoe Lake will be open Thursdays, June 20-Aug 8 from 8:00am-Noon. Glenshire will be open at 9:00am on Thursdays starting July 11.
Bookshelf Book Store – Story Time for ages 4-8, Saturday, 10:30, starts June 15. Monthly activities for ages 8-12, free book giveaways in July, and a summer book club is in the works. 530-582-0515 for more information.
“Reading is SO Delicious!” At our local public libraries!
Tahoe City Library – Summer Reading Program begins June 15. Events include: June 27 Face painting (1:00pm), July 18 Cookie Tasting (1:00pm), Aug 1 Sushi Candy (1:00pm) and Aug 9 Wild Things! (12:30pm). 530-583-3382
Kings Beach Library – Summer Reading Program for all ages begins June 15. Events include: July 27 Marvelous Magic by Bill (1:00pm), Aug 2 Puppet Theater (1:00pm), Aug 9 Wild Things! (3:00pm). Plus a 25th Anniversary Celebration July 16, Library Luau July 21 (4-7pm), and preschool story time Thursdays 10:30am. 530-546-2021.
Truckee Library – Summer Reading Program sign ups begin June 13 with incentives along the way for reading and a grand prize of a $5 gift certificate to The Bookshelf Bookstore. Events: June 19 Magic with Bill, July 10 Edible Crafts, July 17 Stuffed Animal Sleepover/Midnight Feast Drop-off, July 24 Izzy Tooinsky Stories, and Aug 14 Wild Things! All events begin at 4:00pm. Toddler Story Time – 10:30am Thursdays in July. 530-582-7846.
Kinder Camp for children entering Kindergarten or transitional Kindergarten: July 15 - August 9, 8am to noon, Monday - Friday. Contact Logan Mallonee 582-2500 ext. 2538