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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Summer reading program is for all ages

Summer Reading for teens (grade 5-12) & adults has begun at both libraries. A special event we have planned especially for teens and adults is our very first Literary Cake Contest to which all bakers, from beginners to veterans, are invited! Pick a favorite more
San Jose Mercury News ( 6/4/2013 4:13:23 PM -08:00 )

Book Domino World Record: Seattle Public Library Launches Summer Reading
Seattle Public Library just set an unusual world record in its incredible flagship building: the world's longest book domino chain. Created to launch its summer reading program, 2,131 books were used in the service of this magical video that you can watch more
Huffington Post ( 6/4/2013 7:33:01 AM -08:00 )

What's on Your Summer Reading List?
Last weekend, The New York Times Book Review put out its annual Summer Reading edition. That, along with our own summer reading contest, inspired us to ask you what you'll be reading this summer, and what great summer memories of reading you more
New York Times (blog) ( 6/4/2013 1:03:19 AM -08:00 )

Seattle Public Library topples world record domino book chain
Even in this day of e-everything and iGadgets, Seattle has a pretty vibrant public library scene. As a way to promote the library's Summer Reading Program, the Seattle Public Library teamed up with a couple college students and created what they say is the more
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) ( 6/3/2013 3:30:01 PM -08:00 )

Libraries offer summer reading programs
The Homer Public Library and Litchfield District Library will once again be offering summer reading programs for area youths. Following is an overview of the programs. Litchfield District Library - The program in Litchfield kicks off Monday, with events more
The Index ( 6/6/2013 6:22:58 AM -08:00 )

Newbern library kicks off Summer Reading Program
Nearly 50 children and adults present at the Summer Reading Kick-Off party for the Newbern City Library enjoy cake and other delicious treats. [Click to enlarge] · (Photo). Librarian Janice Peevyhouse offers worms, dinosaur toenails, rocks, and turtles, more
State Gazette ( 6/6/2013 5:54:41 AM -08:00 )

Library ready to kick-off Summer Reading Program
Bruce C. Clarke Library is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer Reading Program, which will run Monday through Aug. 10. The theme will be “Have Book, Will Travel,” which is a joint program with other Department of Defense/Family and Morale, Welfare more
Myguidon ( 6/6/2013 5:16:21 AM -08:00 )

Library's summer program renamed in Pat Foulkes' memory
EMC News -The late Pat Foulkes was dedicated to ensuring every Smiths Falls child had access to literacy support. In honour of that effort, the local public library has renamed a special program dedicated to young people the 'Patricia Foulkes Summer more
EMC Smiths Falls ( 6/6/2013 4:59:28 AM -08:00 )

Library to start 'Dig into Reading' program
Children ages 6 to 12 can find a cure for the summertime blues with a reading and entertainment program at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island. “Dig into Reading” begins at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, with ventriloquist Jacki Manna and more
Daytona Times ( 6/6/2013 4:51:09 AM -08:00 )

Van Noy Library launches summer reading program
Van Noy Library urges Families to journey to the library for Have Book-Will Travel! The library celebrates the Department of Defense Have Book-Will Travel! Summer Reading Program by hosting KD Puppets performing, “The Princess and the Pea” and “The more
Belvoir Eagle ( 6/6/2013 4:29:27 AM -08:00 )

Library listings June 6-12
. • Through Aug. 3 — Summer Reading: Build Your Brain kickoff with St. Ignatius Circus Company, 2-3 p.m., register. • June 8 — Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers, 2 p.m., dancers will perform classical dances from Japan, register. • June 12 — Art of Plant more
Sun Star Courier ( 6/6/2013 4:15:37 AM -08:00 )

Summer reading program is for all ages
“Activate Your Mind — READ!” is the theme of the Stanislaus County Library's Summer Reading program for children, teens and adults, in progress from now until Aug. 3. Children up to age 8 can pick up a reading log at any of the 13 Stanislaus County Library more
Patterson Irrigator ( 6/6/2013 3:42:04 AM -08:00 )

'Dig into Reading' at local libraries
School's almost out and local public libraries in both Milford and Highland are gearing up for summer reading programs. This year's program at Milford Public Library — with a “Dig into Reading” theme — is scheduled to run from June 8 through Aug. more ( 6/6/2013 3:05:16 AM -08:00 )

Library set for summer reading
Registration is under way for the popular summer reading program at the Plymouth District Library, with a theme of “Dig Into Reading” for kids. Carol Champagne, head of youth services, said some 1,500 to 1,600 children participated last summer. “I'm hoping more ( 6/6/2013 3:04:23 AM -08:00 )

West Chicago library's summer reading program begins
"Have Book – Will Travel!" will offer youth the opportunity to read books and complete literacy activities to earn prizes, including a free book and a ticket to the library's "Movie Under the Stars" finale party on July 27 for everyone who finishes the program. more
Suburban Life Publications ( 6/6/2013 3:02:27 AM -08:00 )

Doughnut drop-in kicks off library's summer reading program
Doughnut Drop In The Altadena Library kicks off its 2013 summer reading program on Tuesday, June 11 with a "Doughnut Drop-In Kick-off" from 10-11 AM. Kids and teens sign up for this year's "Reading is Delicious" summer reading program, get a free more
Altadenablog (blog) ( 6/6/2013 2:54:49 AM -08:00 )

Mason City Public Library's summer reading offers variety of activities
MASON CITY — The Mason City Public Library's adult summer reading program will be June 10 to July 20. This year's theme is “Groundbreaking Reads.” The program runs concurrently with the children's and teen's programs. Registration for the free program more
Mason City Globe Gazette ( 6/6/2013 2:39:55 AM -08:00 )

HSPLS summer reading programs
Readers of all ages are invited to participate in the 2013 Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) Summer Reading Programs which will be conducted through July 6. Contact your local public library for starting dates and guidelines for the free five-week more
Hawaii 24/7 (press release) ( 6/6/2013 2:04:11 AM -08:00 )

Summer Reading Program Off To Fast Start
The Bentonville Public Library's summer reading program almost has topped last year's record participation just three days into the two-month program. At A Glance. Summer Reading. Events at the Bentonville Library include: • Today: Ozarkestra: Toucan Jam more
Northwest Arkansas News ( 6/6/2013 2:01:57 AM -08:00 )

Dig into summer reading in Colby
The Colby Public Library Summer Reading Program 2013 is planned. Registration, in person, runs through Wednesday for both the youth and teen programs. No phone registrations will be accepted. “Dig Into Reading!” is the theme for children ages 3 to 12. more
Marshfield News-Herald ( 6/6/2013 1:06:14 AM -08:00 )