The History of Summer Reading

Summer reading programs began in the 1890s as a way to encourage school children, particularly those in urban areas and not needed for farm work, to read during their summer vacation, use the library and develop the habit of reading. Traditionally, summer reading programs are designed to encourage children to…

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Celebrate National Summer Learning Day!

   National Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year.    Because learning doesn’t just stop when school does, this year we are…

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How to Build a Better Summer

This year the theme for our Summer Reading Program is Build a Better World.  There are so many ways to make the world a better place.  Caring for the earth, caring for animals and doing kind things all help make our world brighter and happier.  Our library staff strives to…

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