Summer reading program begins


Staff Report



The “Building a Better World” theme for this year’s library summer reading program was carried out with the building of cup towers during the kick-off event last week.


Arts and crafts were among the activities at the kick-off event.


A kick-off would not be complete with out bounce houses and a bouncy obstacle course.


MEIGS COUNTY — The Meigs County Public Library Summer Reading Program kicked-off last week with its opening event at the Racine Library.

The kick-off event included a bounce house and obstacle course from Meigs Inflatables, construction activity stations, appearances from Moana and Spiderman, and an Ohio Division of Wildlife representative. Plus, free lunch was served to children attending.

This was the first of a series of programs offered weekly from June 5 through July 22.

Reading incentives and prizes will be awarded this summer, while supplies last. The first 100 children to attend three programs receive a “Build a Better World” t-shirt.

The library is working with Meigs Local to provide free lunches at the programs this summer at each location.

Additional summer reading program events are scheduled as follows:

June 14 — Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, Racine Library at 2 p.m.

June 22 — Bubble Trouble with Jeff Boyer, Pomeroy Library, 2 p.m.

June 28 — Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Pomeroy Library, 2 p.m.

July 5 — Nancy the Turtle Lady, Pomeroy Library, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

July 12 — Jeff Nicholas, Cartoonist, Pomeroy Library, 2 p.m.

July 20 — End of Summer Pool Party, Syracuse London Pool, time to be announced

In addition to the serving of meals at the programs, meals are being served at the Racine Library at 1:30 p.m. on Mondays, at the Eastern Library at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Pomeroy Library at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays (except June 21), and Middleport Library at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays (except June 22). The meal program runs through July 20 at the libraries.

The “Building a Better World” theme for this year’s library summer reading program was carried out with the building of cup towers during the kick-off event last week.
http://mydailysentinel.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/06/web1_6.14-Library-12017612105330982.jpgThe “Building a Better World” theme for this year’s library summer reading program was carried out with the building of cup towers during the kick-off event last week.

Arts and crafts were among the activities at the kick-off event.
http://mydailysentinel.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/06/web1_6.14-Library-22017612105333504.jpgArts and crafts were among the activities at the kick-off event.

A kick-off would not be complete with out bounce houses and a bouncy obstacle course.
http://mydailysentinel.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/06/web1_6.14-Library-3201761210533690.jpgA kick-off would not be complete with out bounce houses and a bouncy obstacle course.

Staff Report