Summer Reading Program underway


“Dig Into Reading” is the theme of the 2013 Summer Reading Program at the Switzerland County Public Library.

Readers of all ages will explore all things underground this summer as the library presents “Dig Into Reading” during its summer library program.

The 2013 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story hours, a reading program and more.

Families are invited to attend events.

The “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program runs through Thursday, July 18th. The program ends on Saturday, July 20th.

For more information, call the library at 427-3363 or visit the website

All programs are free of charge.

Activities include:

– This Tuesday, June 25th from 3-6 p.m., for kids in grades K-6: Drop in to make your own tunnel book.

– Thursday, June 27th at 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time: Make your own see-through planter.

– Wednesday, July 3rd at 1 p.m. for kids in grades K-6: Make some edible dirt with the Soil and Water Conservation District (Younger children with caregivers welcome).

– Thursday, July 11th at 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time: Learn the Bug Dance and create your own number art.

– Wednesday, July 17th at 3:30 p.m.: Just for Teens: “3D: Deck, Deal, Duel”. Bring cards and play.

– Thursday, July 18th at 5 p.m.: Learn about and meet some incredible bats. Last chance to register.

– Saturday, July 20th at noon for all Summer Reading Participants: Last chance to turn in your reading logs for prizes. End of Summer Reading Pizza Party for readers who complete the reading program.