Mary Gilkey
City Library

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As we wrap up the Summer Reading Program, we have lots and lots of books to give away! 

Limit one bundle per child. Please use your best judgement selecting books you believe your child/ren will enjoy, or age recommendations are suggestions and all children read at different levels. We will either deliver or mail your bundle to you - Dayton addresses only please. 

Fill out the form below to request a bundle. First complete request per bundle will get the bundle. New bundles will be posted and requested ones will be removed. 

Book Bundle 1 - For the Tech Inclined

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Get Ready to Code: Building a Website

-Kids Get Coding: Learn to Program

-Nerdy Birdy

-How It Works: Pictures and Answers for the Curious Mind

-Even Superheroes Make Mistakes

grades 3-5, good info for kids above or below that are interested in the topics. 

Book Bundle 4 - When You Need a Little Courage

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to His Heart


-A Little Bit Brave

-Because Dragons Love Milk

Pre K - 2nd grade

Book Bundle 2 - Budding Politician or Activist

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Fly Guy Presents: The White House

-Elections: Why They Matter to You

-National Parks: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial


This bundle contains books that will interest many age groups.

Book Bundle 5 - For the Budding Chef

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Soup Day

-Bunny Cakes

-Tamales! Tamales! Tamales!

-Pizza Day

-There's a Giraffe in My Soup

-Dragons Love Tacos

Pre K - 2nd grade

Book Bundle 3 - All About Dogs

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs

-I See a Cat

-Clifford the Big Red Dog

-The Great Puppy Invasion

-Harry the Dirty Dog

-Bark in the Park

-Felipe & Claudette

This bundle is probably best suited for readers in grades K-2. 

Book Bundle 6 - For Llama Lovers!

Titles included in this bundle are:

-Llama Llama Red Pajama

-A Couch for Llama

-Llama Llama and the Bully Goat

-Llama Llama Time to Share

-Is Your Mama a Llama?

Pre K - 2nd grade and llama lovers of all ages

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One of the performers that we had booked this summer was very sad that he won't be able to join us, so he made  video to talk about his first book about juggling and to showcase his skills. Thank you Rhys Thomas from Jugglemania!
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Each kit contains a printed activity packet, materials for multiple hands-on engineering challenges, and ideas for continued learning and exploration that families can do from home.  

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