Thanks to all our patrons for making this summer such a memorable one. “Every Hero Has a Story” has been one of our more popular Summer Reading themes, and kids, parents and employees showed their enthusiasm at all our branches.
Below are some favorite memories from this summer. What are your favorite moments?
The library was unexpectedly closed part of last week. We still are welcoming Summer Reading finishers through Wednesday, August 18th! We look forward to seeing what free book you choose when finished, and the book set options for the raffle are also still on display through Wednesday.
This year’s Summer Reading program is all about heroes. There are plenty of books about caped crusaders and super strong crime-fighters, but we also want to highlight those everyday heroes in our lives. They may not wear masks or fly super jets, but they do important work keeping us safe, inspiring positive change in our communities or even saving the planet!
“Hero Dad” by Melinda Hardin
A child demonstrates that while Dad differs from a traditional superhero, as an American soldier he is a superhero of a different kind.
“Show Me Community Helpers” by Clint Edwards
This picture encyclopedia introduces the youngest readers to important people like fire fighters, police officers, doctors and teachers. Facts and photos teach kids about community helpers and the ways they help us every day. Continue reading →
A group of very talented kids and teens created bookmarks to promote our upcoming Summer Reading program. The theme for all ages this year is “Every Hero Has a Story.” See the 2015 winners, and be sure to pick up a bookmark when you visit the library!
Get ready for Summer Reading! You can stop by your library or bookmobile and sign up starting on Monday, June 1. The library’s Summer Reading program is a fun way to stay engaged in reading and learning over the summer.
This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story!” Whether your hero is someone real you see every day or a fantastical superhero you imagine flying in the sky above, we celebrate the heroes both around us and inside us.