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  • Weekly reading challenges 1-4

    If your child is doing the weekly Library Loot challenges, here is the current list. Please present your green book once you have done a challenge so we can give you credit! Be prepared to chat with us about the challenge.

    Week 1 Read a classic

    Week 2 Read a book about a farm animal

    Week 3 Read a biography

    Week 4 Listen to an audiobook

    Week 5 (coming Monday!)

  • Weekly reading challenges

    For children entering grades 1-7 who are enjoying the Library Loot program, here are the 3 current weekly challenges:

    - read a classic (20+ years old; high quality book that stands the test of time)

    - read a book about a farm animal (fiction or nonfiction)

    - read a biography

    You have until August 13 to complete any challenges. Stop by the Children’s desk with your savings book to report on your reading. Not yet signed up? You can sign up for summer reading on our website with your card (for readers) and then stop by the Library for your savings book. Younger children can sign up for Read to Me at the Library.

    Happy reading!

  • Summer Reading Sign Ups for readers & young children

    Readers, sign up for summer reading via our SUMMER READING WEBSITE. You can also sign up at the Library. Be sure to stop by the Library to write your name on our participation board.  Read books that you enjoy, earn weekly prizes. Complete 8 books to receive a ticket to an Ice Cream Party with Mayor Harkins and Quizmaster Ed Popielarczyk.  Tons more info at the Library.

    Children ages 0-8 can sign up for Read to Me Club at the Library June 1-August 13. Complete activities that get you ready for reading, earn prizes, and come to the end of summer party.

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