Summer reading program at Sparta library

Summer reading program at Sparta library

Local area adults, teens, and children will be able to explore all things building and construction as Fannin County Public Library presents "Build a Better World" during their summer library program.

For fresh ideas on what to read, click on Online Resources to visit the Reader's Page at www.tbscottlibrary.org, or visit T.B. Scott Library.

A major program for adults, TEDx will be offered from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

Special programs - Musician Kevin Farris and the Infinite Possibilities; Garden Party; Magician Jonathan May; Serengeti Steve; Fred and His Feathered Friends; Ice Cream Social; Absolute Science; and Cardboard Architecture. The Portable Planetarium from the Edgerton Explorit Center in Aurora will be at the Cultural Center downtown.

According to Director Sonja Ferrell, the Ottumwa Public Library has been putting on the summer reading program for probably 50 years.

Summer reading isn't just for the little kids.

We are halfway through May and that means it's getting closer to the time of the Library's Summer Reading Program! Come into the library to make free crafts. More information about the event is available at the library and on the library's website.

The program has also become a new way to invite new people to the library.

In a letter sent out to schools, SPL notes the SRP can help prevent the "summer slide" - learning loss that occurs when children do not engage in educational activities during the summer months, and even accelerate reading growth during the summer months. In addition to the BINGO cards, the Library also has performances and workshops planned for kids in preschool through high school.

LaRochelle told the children that he always loved the summer reading program when was growing up.

This year's summer program theme encompasses a wide range of activities and subjects. Story readers, help with the various activities and projects at the library are all on the list of opportunities. Adults who read three books also can win prizes.

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