Summer Reading for Adults

Howland Library kicks off annual program

The Howland Public Library’s ninth annual Adult Summer Reading Program kicks off on Thursday, July 7. Stop by the library anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to get details about the four-week program, “Exercise Your Mind,” which offers the chance to a win gift certificates for reading books of your choosing and completing short review forms. The more books you read, the greater your chances of winning.

The library has planned a number of events during the program, including workshops on painting on paper and wood parasols (July 9 at noon), making a coiled paper bowl out of magazine paper (July 12 at 6 p.m.), Stampin’ Up card-making (July 18 at 2 p.m.), and kite making (July 27 at 1 p.m.).

The summer also will include magic performed by Bob Conrad (July 13 at 1 p.m.), a group coloring of a super-sized mural (Aug. 1), and a finale party (Aug. 3 at 1 p.m.). A number of these events require registration; visit


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