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Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge - June 5 - August 2

Class Schedules

Early Literacy

Children ages 0-5. Entering Kindergarten? Look at the Elementary schedule.

Browse or search the library's calendar for Early Literacy classes. Click on a class for a description and information on how to attend.

Print the Summer 2015 Early Literacy Class Schedule.

Elementary

Children entering grades K-5

Browse or search the library's calendar for Elementary classes. Click on a class for a description and information on how to attend.

Print the Summer 2015 Elementary Class Schedule.

Teens

Teens entering grades 6-12

Browse or search the library's calendar for Teen classes. Click on a class for a description and information on how to attend.

Print the Summer 2015 Teen Class Schedule.

Adults

Adults, ages 18+

Browse or search the library's calendar for Adult classes. Click on a class for a description and information on how to attend.

Print the Summer 2015 Adult Class Schedule.

 

Register

Early Literacy

Children ages 0-5. Entering Kindergarten? Register for the Elementary program.

Get Started:

  1. Go to the Early Literacy page for pre-readers, ages 0-5.
  2. Click "Join Here" above the log in area.
  3. Fill in the child's age and birthday, then click "Submit."
  4. Enter the requested information, then click "Create Account."
  5. A "Wait for Permission" message will appear. A parent or legal guardian must grant consent through a link in a confirmation email in order for a child to participate in the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

After a Parent or Legal Guardian Grants Permission:

  1. Go to the Early Literacy page for children ages 0-5. If you stayed on the "Wait for Permission" screen, click on "Start Playing."
  2. Enter the requested information to finish creating an account.
    • If your child is too young for school, select "Other/Not Listed" or "Too young for school" for the child's school selection.
    • For children entering Kindergarten, select the school your child will attend in Fall 2015. Schools appear in alphabetical order. Options include all FISD campuses, schools that are not in FISD but Frisco residents are zoned to attend, other school districts that border FISD listed by district name, Homeschool, Private School, and Other/Not Listed.
  3. Click "Update Profile."

You have successfully registered for the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge!

Elementary

Children entering grades K-5

Get Started:

  1. Go to the Elementary page for students entering grades K-5 in Fall 2015.
  2. Click "Join Here" above the log in area.
  3. Fill in your age and birthday, then click "Submit."
  4. Enter the requested information, then click "Create Account."
  5. A "Wait for Permission" message will appear. A parent or legal guardian must grant consent through a link in a confirmation email in order for a child to participate in the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

After a Parent or Legal Guardian Grants Permission:

  1. Go to the Elementary page and log in. If you stayed on the "Wait for Permission" screen, click on "Start Playing."
  2. Enter the requested information to finish creating an account.
    • Select the grade you will enter and the school you will attend in Fall 2015.
    • The school list is in alphabetical order. Options include all FISD campuses, schools that are not in FISD but Frisco residents are zoned to attend, other school districts that border FISD listed by district name, Homeschool, Private School, and Other/Not Listed. If a school was mistakenly left off the list, email us.
  3. Click "Update Profile."

You have successfully registered for the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge!

Teens

Teens entering grades 6-12

Get Started:

  1. Go to the Teen page for students entering grades 6-12 in Fall 2015.
  2. Click "Join Here" above the log in area.
  3. Fill in your age and birthday, then click "Submit."
  4. Enter the requested information, then click "Create Account."
  5. A "Wait for Permission" message will appear. A parent or legal guardian must grant consent through a link in a confirmation email in order for a child to participate in the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

After a Parent or Legal Guardian Grants Permission:

  1. Go to the Teen page and log in. If you stayed on the "Wait for Permission" screen, click on "Start Playing."
  2. Enter the requested information to finish creating an account.
    • Select the grade you will enter and the school you will attend in Fall 2015.
    • The school list is in alphabetical order. Options include all FISD campuses, schools that are not in FISD but Frisco residents are zoned to attend, other school districts that border FISD listed by district name, Homeschool, Private School, and Other/Not Listed. If a school was mistakenly left off the list, email us.
  3. Click "Update Profile."

You have successfully registered for the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge!

Adults

Adults, ages 18+

Get Started:

  1. Go to the Adults page for adults, ages 18+.
  2. Click "Join Here" above the log in area.
  3. Fill in your birthday, then click "Submit." You can enter your real birthday or any year 1997 or earlier.
  4. Fill out the requested information, then click "Create Account."

You have successfully registered for the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge!

Log Minutes & Learning Activities

Early Literacy

READING

Logging Your Minutes:

  1. Log into your account on the Early Literacy page.
  2. Log your minutes on the “Home” tab or on the "Books" tab.
    • Log your minutes at your convenience. Reading logs will show the date that you entered the minutes read.
  3. Type "Books" or the title of the book you read. Add your own entry or select a title from the list the appears as you type.
  4. Enter the number of minutes you spent reading.
  5. Click "Submit Log."
  6. Log out when you are finished.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Print a copy of the suggested learning activities.

Logging Your Learning Activities:

  1. Log into your account on the Early Literacy page.
  2. Log your learning activities on the “Challenges” tab.
  3. Find the learning activity you have completed. Click on the title of the learning activity to open the description.
  4. Click "Complete Challenge."
  5. Log out when you are finished.

Elementary

READING

Logging Your Minutes:

  1. Log into your account on the Elementary page.
  2. Log your minutes on the “Home” tab or on the "Books" tab.
    • Log your minutes at your convenience. Reading logs will show the date that you entered the minutes read.
  3. Type "Books" or the title of the book you read. Add your own entry or select a title from the list the appears as you type.
  4. Enter the number of minutes you spent reading.
  5. Click "Submit Log."
  6. Log out when you are finished.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Print a copy of the suggested learning activities.

Logging Your Learning Activities:

  1. Log into your account on the Elementary page.
  2. Log your learning activities on the “Challenges” tab.
  3. Find the learning activity you have completed. Click on the title of the learning activity to open the description.
  4. Click "Complete Challenge."
  5. Log out when you are finished.

Teens

READING

Logging Your Minutes:

  1. Log into your account on the Teen page.
  2. Log your minutes on the “Home” tab or on the "Books" tab.
    • Log your minutes at your convenience. Reading logs will show the date that you entered the minutes read.
  3. Type "Books" or the title of the book you read. Add your own entry or select a title from the list the appears as you type.
  4. Enter the number of minutes you spent reading.
  5. Click "Submit Log."
  6. Log out when you are finished.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Print a copy of the suggested learning activities.

Logging Your Learning Activities:

  1. Log into your account on the Teen page.
  2. Log your learning activities on the “Challenges” tab.
  3. Find the learning activity you have completed. Click on the title of the learning activity to open the description.
  4. Click "Complete Challenge."
  5. Log out when you are finished.

Adults

READING

Logging Your Minutes:

  1. Log into your account on the Adults page.
  2. Log your minutes on the “Home” tab or on the "Books" tab.
    • Log your minutes at your convenience. Reading logs will show the date that you entered the minutes read.
  3. Type "Books" or the title of the book you read. Add your own entry or select a title from the list the appears as you type.
  4. Enter the number of minutes you spent reading.
  5. Click "Submit Log."
  6. Log out when you are finished.

Earn Prizes

Early Literacy

PRIZE PACKS

  • Early Literacy participants earn prizes for every 200 minutes read, three prize packs total. *Prizes available while supplies last.
  • When you earn a prize pack, you will see a pop-up message after you log your minutes. You can check your prize status on the "Awards" tab.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS

Three grand prize recipients will be randomly selected from the Early Literacy participants of the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

Eligibility

  • Participants of the Early Literacy program of the 2015 Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge are eligible for the Early Literacy Grand Prize Drawing.
  • Participants may earn up to two (2) grand prize entries.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for reading a minimum of 600 minutes.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for completing a minimum of five (5) learning activities.

Grand Prizes for the Early Literacy Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

  • Story Time Backpack with two (2) Play Street Museum passes
  • Story Time Backpack with two (2) Play Street Museum passes
  • $50 Half Price Books gift card and three (3) passes to Pump It Up.

Grand Prize Drawings

  • Grand prize recipients will be randomly drawn from eligible participants on Monday, August 3, 2015 with the library management team observing.

Notifying Recipients

  • Grand prize recipients will be notified on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by a member of the library management team.

Elementary

PRIZE PACKS

  • Elementary participants earn prizes for every 200 minutes read, three prize packs total. *Prizes available while supplies last.
  • When you earn a prize pack, you will see a pop-up message after you log your minutes. You can check your prize status on the "Awards" tab.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS

Three grand prize recipients will be randomly selected from the Elementary participants of the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

Eligibility

  • Participants of the Elementary program of the 2015 Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge are eligible for the Elementary Grand Prize Drawing.
  • Participants may earn up to two (2) grand prize entries.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for reading a minimum of 600 minutes.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for completing a minimum of five (5) learning activities.

Grand Prizes for the Elementary Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

  • Birthday party at the Frisco Athletic Center.
  • Goody bag to include a $50 Half Price Books gift card, three (3) passes to Pump It Up, tickets for a Frisco RoughRiders baseball game, and Frisco RoughRiders merchandise.
  • STEM Backpack.

Grand Prize Drawings

  • Grand prize recipients will be randomly drawn from eligible participants on Monday, August 3, 2015 with the library management team observing.

Notifying Recipients

  • Grand prize recipients will be notified on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by a member of the library management team.

Teens

PRIZE PACKS

  • Teen participants earn prizes for every 200 minutes read, three prize packs total. *Prizes available while supplies last.
  • When you earn a prize pack, you will see a pop-up message after you log your minutes. You can check your prize status on the "Awards" tab.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS

Three grand prize recipients will be randomly selected from the Teen participants of the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

Eligibility

  • Participants of the Teen program of the 2015 Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge are eligible for the Teen Grand Prize Drawing.
  • Participants may earn up to two (2) grand prize entries.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for reading a minimum of 600 minutes.
    • Participants can earn one (1) grand prize entry for completing a minimum of five (5) learning activities.

Grand Prizes for the Teen Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

  • One (1) year family membership at the Frisco Athletic Center.
  • Goody bag to include a $50 Half Price Books gift card, tickets for a Frisco RoughRiders baseball game, and Frisco RoughRiders merchandise.
  • Android tablet

Grand Prize Drawings

  • Grand prize recipients will be randomly drawn from eligible participants on Monday, August 3, 2015 with the library management team observing.

Notifying Recipients

  • Grand prize recipients will be notified on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by a member of the library management team.

Adults

GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS

Three grand prize recipients will be randomly selected from the Adult participants of the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge.

Eligibility

  • Participants of the Adult program of the 2015 Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge are eligible for the Adult Grand Prize Drawing.
  • Participants may earn up to three (3) grand prize entries.
    • Participants may earn one (1) grand prize entry for every 200 minutes read, up to 600 minutes.

Grand Prizes for the Adult Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

  • Frisco Fun Pack to include a one (1) year family membership at the Frisco Athletic Center and gift cards to various businesses in Frisco.
  • 3Doodler (handheld 3D printer)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

Grand Prize Drawings

  • Grand prize recipients will be randomly drawn from eligible participants on Monday, August 3, 2015 with the library management team observing.

Notifying Recipients

  • Grand prize recipients will be notified on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by a member of the library management team.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

 

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Not pictured: K-12 Education