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Roanoke library rewards its summer readers
Thursday, August 8, 2013 7:56 AM
The Roanoke Public Library held its end of summer reading program party, "Book in Hand Hollow," on July 30.
Prizes were awarded to several youth. They include:
• Best Attendance AM Group - Calvin Warner, who won a ribbon and the book "A Big Guy Took My Ball!" by Mo Willems; and Hudson Warner, who won a ribbon and the book "Owl at Home" by Arnold Lobel.
• Best Attendance PM Group - Alivia Bradbury, who won a ribbon and the activity book "I Can Draw It Myself"; Lola Fairchild who won a ribbon and the book "Timothy Goes to School" by Rosemary Wells; and Simon Fairchild, who won a ribbon and a crossword activity book.
• Top Reader ages 2-3 - Calvin Warner, who read 70 books, won a ribbon, rabbit beanie toy and "Once Upon a Forest" DVD.
• Top Reader ages 4-5 - Hudson Warner, who read 142 books, won a ribbon, squirrel beanie toy and "The Secret of NIMH" DVD.
• Top Reader ages 6-7 - Celeste Ackley, who read 70 books, won a ribbon, raccoon beanie toy and two "Magic School Bus" DVDs.
• Top Reader ages 8-9 - Renee Peterson read 92 books and won a ribbon, raccoon beanie toy and "Yogi Bear" DVD.
• Top Reader ages 10-12 - Alayna Stroup, who read 88 books, won a ribbon, raccoon beanie toy and "Open Season" DVD.
Prizes were made possible via a donation from the Roanoke Lions.
During the party the children played games, visited and talked with special guest Johnny from the TinCaps and enjoyed snacks.