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Area Summer Reading Programs

As school ends and summer starts, reading programs at local libraries begin. The program at H.A. Peine District Library in Minier has already started and reading logs can be picked up. The library will host weekly programs every Wednesday in June from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. The first program will be on June 1st featuring the Forest Park Nature Center. Each of the programs will take place at St. John’s UCC Faith Fellowship Hall except for the final program which will be hosted at the West Park in Minier.
The Danvers Township Library will also be hosting a summer reading program which will begin on May 31st and will be for ages up to 17. There will be two programs per week but those signed up for the program only have to attend one each week. The programs are either on Tuesdays or Fridays with the first one on June 7th at 10:00 am at the Historical Society featuring the Wild Times Exotic Animals. Then, on June 10th at 10:00 am at the park in Davers the second program will be hosted featuring Swords and Roses.

The Waynesville Library is open to ages 3 and up with the first program on June 15th and will be a kickoff with water games and snow cones. Each program at the Waynesville Library will take place at 2 pm unless otherwise noted. Registration for the Atlanta Public Library’s reading program is open. Every Saturday in June from 1:00 to 3:00 pm participants will meet at the library and will learn about space, raise caterpillars into butterflies, and more. Prizes will be given for completed reading logs. Sign-up for the Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library opens up for their program on Tuesday, May 31st. Programs will be hosted at the park pavilion at 10:00 am with the first being on Thursday, June 2nd featuring the Zoo Lady Face Painting.

If you want to learn more about each of these programs and their upcoming events you can visit their websites or Facebook pages. Registration and sign-up for many of these programs open soon or have already opened so make sure to get signed up before the programs get started. The summer reading programs are a great way to keep kids reading over the summer and provide fun, engaging activities throughout the month of Jun

Taylor Huffington

Taylor Huffington was a Mail Correspondent covering the Olympia communities from August 2021 until July 2022. She is from McLean, Illinois.