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Summer Reading

Warm weather is here and that means it is time for the Summer Reading Program at the library. 

Children from birth through age four are invited to be part of the “Little Readers” program with a special reading record created just for them. Not only are there plenty of opportunities to read together, but there are also numerous simple activities for you and your child to do together that promote pre-reading skills.  As you complete the activities you are earning a chance to pick out a new book to keep when you visit the EPL Summer Reading Bookstore in August.  Complete rules and reading records will be available in the Children’s Library starting on June 16th.   Children entering kindergarten will be part of the regular summer reading program and keep track of time spent reading (or being read to) on their own reading record.

The program starts June 16th and ends on August 2nd.

This year’s theme and it is all about exploring and discovering the world around us.  Here are some titles of books and DVDs to help you get started.

J 612.8 My Five Senses by Aliki

P Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh

P A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman

J 535.6 LIL Color by Melinda Lilly

J 535.25 LIL Me and My Shadow by Melinda Lilly

J 532.25 Sim Let’s Try It Out In the Water by Seymour Simon

J 551.48 A Raindrop's Journey by Suzanne Slade

P Like a Windy Day by Frank Asch & Devin Asch

J 535.323 Cob I See Myself by Vicki Cobb

P Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

F-PR Sunshine, Moonshine by Jennifer Armstrong

J 595.789 HIC Busy, Busy, Butterfly by Molly Carroll and Kelli L. Hicks

P Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! By Bob Barner

J 372.35 HAU Science Play by Jill Frankel Hauser

J 591 ANI Animals at Play (DVD)

J 621.865 MIG Mighty Machines: Diggers & Dozers (DVD)

J 523.2 AST Astropuppies in Space (DVD)

We have both morning and evening storytimes planned throughout the summer as well library programs for the whole family to enjoy. Pick up a copy of Library Lines or check online for complete information on our wonderful, free programs.

Come on in and enjoy the fun!