Howland Library Digs Into Reading From July 8

Registration open until Aug. 1 for summer program

Children ages 3-12 are encouraged to join the Howland Public Library’s 2013 summer reading program, Dig Into Reading, beginning the week of July 8.

Starting June 15, children will keep reading logs at the library or online and record minutes read each day. Parents may register online through the link on the library’s website, beaconlibrary.org. Registration is open until Aug. 1.

Below is a listing of the summer programs included in Dig Into Reading.

Thursdays at 1 p.m., children in grades 1-6 will work with educators and performers to learn about nature, including rocks, minerals, insects and other animals. Through Aug. 15. No registration necessary.

The Read-to-Me Club for children ages 3-6 will meet Friday mornings between 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. from July 5 to Aug. 16. Includes stories, songs and crafts. No registration necessary.

Book/Craft Club with Miss Shirley begins July 9 for children grades 4-6. Students will meet Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. through Aug. 14. Craft projects, educational games and discussions about the reading will take place. The program is designed for students who are reading on grade level or above and would like to keep up with their reading skills during the summer. The club is limited to 20 children; parents/guardians must register beginning June 11 through youth@beaconlibrary.org.

All children who log their time read will have their names sent to their schools for special recognition in September. For a listing of all event information and dates, visit Howland Public Library’s online calendar at beaconlibrary.org.


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