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Summer Reading Program 2021 : Tails & Tales : Activities

The following guide contains activities to supplement the reading guides. Many of the activities are for the older elementary and middle school children are PowerPoint presentations and are interactive so the child will have to click or choose answers.
Virtual Programming for Everyone

Programming Schedule

These programs have been underwritten by the Friends of the Unger Memorial Library.  We thank them for their hard work raising money for the Library, with a special emphasis on the Summer Reading Program.

All programs are virtual.  If you don't have access to the Internet, you may want to come to the library and use the computers here.  Please call us at 296-1148 if you need to do this so we can make sure we have enough computers.

Tuesday, June 8th - 10:00 AM
Preschool Virtual Story Time

Curious George by H. A. Rey

Read by Nidia Rodriguez
"This picture ebook features the Reys' original (quite dramatic!) story of how George first encountered the man in the yellow hat in Africa."


Tuesday, June 8th - 2:00 PM

Restless Natives

This exciting and engaging program introduces you to the native animals of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico, including snakes, lizards, insects, and mammals.

Click the title above to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.

Tuesday, June 15th - 2:00 PM

Snakes

Encounter snakes from all over the world while learning about diversity and the different adaptations each one has developed to survive on its own habitat.

Click the title above to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.

Tuesday, June 22nd - 2:00 PM

Reptiles

This program allows you to have an up close and personal look at some of the Science Spectrum's resident reptiles as they learn about their habitats, eating habits, and self-defenses.

Click the title to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.

Tuesday, June 29th - 2:00 PM

Creepy Crawlers

They may be creepy, but they are critical parts of their ecosystems.  In this program, you will get a fascinating peek into the small but powerful world of insects and arachnids.

Click the title to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.

Tuesday, July 6th - 2:00 PM

Animal Adaptations

The world of animals is incredibly diverse and sometimes strange!   Learn how animals' special characteristics, such as camouflage or type of beak, help them survive in the wild.

Click the title to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.

 

Tuesday, July 13 - 2:00 PM

Andy Mason Music

We welcome back Andy Mason, who has delighted us for many years with his songs.  So get ready to sing along virtually.

Click this link to connect to the Zoom demonstration which will begin at 2:00 PM.  You may want to enter 5-10 minutes prior to the start.