1,000 Book Club
Join the club! The 1,000 Book Club at Queensbury Elementary School gets students excited about reading. It involves students and families in a reading program that includes incentives and a goal of reading 1,000 books.
How does it work?
- Parents/guardians must register a student for the 1,000 Book Club by filling out a consent form.
- Once registered, students can come to the QES Library/Media Center during their regularly scheduled library time to return their bag of books and check out a new one. Each bag will contain 10 high-quality books that vary in genre and topic. Families can keep this bag of books for up to three weeks. Once students are finished reading their bags, they can bring the bags back to school on library day.
- Children may be able to read some of the stories independently. However, in some cases, an adult will have to read the books to the children. The benefits from being read to are tremendous.
- Bags will be checked out by a staff member in the library using a barcode system. This will track which bags the child has checked out.
All book bags musts be returned and checked out on your child’s scheduled library day.
Who can participate?
The target grade levels for the 1,000 Book Club are kindergarten through first grade. However, the challenge of reading 1,000 books can begin in kindergarten or first grade, and then students may choose to continue through second or third grade in order to reach the goal.
What are the program incentives?
Various incentives are earned along the way to 1,000 books. All students that reach the goal of being a “1,000 Book Kid” will receive a certificate and T-shirt. They also will be recognized on the school announcements.