Library of the Moscow Department of culture in children’s Day, June 1, runs a program of summer reading. As said Natalia Sergunina, Deputy Mayor of Moscow, it will be conducted in an online format. The theme of 2020 “Favorite writers on the planet”. The young participants have to read over the summer several of the books by famous Russian and foreign authors, and then write about each opinion in a creative journal.

She also recalled that the first program took place in 2018 under the slogan “summer is the time for Hobbies!”. The participants could take themed books in the city libraries, there they took their creative journals. The theme of the campaign in 2019 were travel. Then the program was attended by over three thousand children and teenagers, they got in the library about 14 thousand books.

to join the action, the reader (alone or together with the parents) must enter the website “Bibliovore” and follow a few simple steps.

First you need to fill out the online application form, indicating the number of books that the child plans to read over the summer. There should be at least three. Then, from the offered list to select the district or one of the Central libraries of the city library named after A. P. Gaidar or library named after M. A. Svetlov. This must be done so that the organizers can plan for the conduct of awards ceremonies.

There, on the website “Bibliovore” page of the program, participants can use the list of recommended literature that fits the theme of the campaign. It was produced by Central city children’s library named after A. P. Gaidar.

the List is divided by age readers into four groups — preschool, primary school readers middle school age and high school students. It is a well-known book classics of children’s literature, and marked literary prizes the works of contemporary writers.

for Example, among the recommended books for kids — “Paddington Bear” by Michael bond, “Tales on the phone” by Gianni Rodari, “Hedgehog in the fog. Tales” Sergei Kozlov, “the Kid and Karlsson on the roof” by Astrid Lindgren and others.

older Children will be interested in reading such books as “Angelino brown” by David almond, “Peter pan” by James Barry, “Charlie and the chocolate factory” by Roald Dahl or “the Vikings are coming!” Mauri Kunnas.

For children from 12 years to the list of recommended books includes “the Children of captain Grant” by Jules Verne, “Coraline” by Neil Gaiman, “the glassblower’s Children” by Maria Gripe, as well as “the Life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe.

In the list for high school students can find “the Martian Chronicles” by ray Bradbury, “Life of PI” Yann Martel, “the Witcher” by Andrzej Sapkowski, “Mary Stuart” Stephen wheel drive��of IgA.

On the website “Online.Bibliovore” under “Electronic resources” published a large list of sites and portals with books that can be read online. Books from the list of recommended reading posted on online sources will be highlighted with special labels and available to read for free.

the participants can read not only the works of the lists, and any books that fit the theme “Favorite writers on the planet”.

under the program, readers during the summer will need to write down their impressions of the works in the creative diary. The template can be downloaded from the website “Bibliovore” to print or not print, fill it out electronically. The young participants of the program can also create your own unique electronic or hand-written diary, not using a template.

in Addition to the diaries, the participants are encouraged to send a small, creative presentations, drawings, videos on the topic of books read. So, last year one of the readers shared his impressions from reading the works of “don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes, performing a Spanish dance. And the other produced a 3D picture out of plasticine, based on “the Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The most creative participants will receive special prizes.

Diary and creative work will need to be sent in electronic form until September 11. In early September, referred to in filings of e-mail addresses will receive a message with instructions for sending the diary. In addition, the letter will be information about the program wrap-up. All participants who fulfill the conditions will receive books, certificates, and discounts at bookstores from program partners.

the international children’s day is celebrated annually on 1 June. It was established in November 1949 in Paris by the decision of the Congress of the International democratic Federation of women. For the first time the holiday was celebrated a year later in 1950. In Moscow traditionally on this day there was many activities for children and parents. The Museum of Victory on Poklonnaya hill has prepared a special program by June 1. Network users I suggest to remember how invaluable has provided children and teenagers during the great Patriotic war.

Despite the fact that the city library temporarily closed to visitors, they continue to work in an online format. Watch concerts, performances and video interviews with writers and Directors, listen to lectures and read books from the collections of the Metropolitan children’s libraries citizens can on the portal “Online.Bibliovore”.