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Andrews reading program sign-up begins June 1
Thursday, May 30, 2013 10:41 AM
Registration for the summer reading club at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library begins on June 1.
The club, following the theme "Groundbreaking Reads," continues through July 20. Groups are available for infants through adults, and each participant qualifies for prizes by reaching specific reading milestones.
The youngest participants, those from birth through age 3, will participate in simple early literacy activities with an adult. They earn a prize for every 10 activities and a free book for each 50 activities.
Readers ages 3-14 will receive a prize for every two hours of reading and a free book after completing five reading logs. Teens ages 14-18 will receive a prize for every two hours of reading and a free book after reading 10 hours.
Adults receive a prize for every book and a free book after reading five books.
The library will be handing out free books on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library basement. The books are provided by Friends of the Library.
The book club is just one of the activities to be offered at the Andrews library this summer.
Bedrock Books, a storytime and craft session for toddlers through second-graders, will be offered on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Toddlers through eighth-graders can check out Craft Construction on Thursdays, June 6, 20, 27 and July 11, by stopping in at the library anytime between noon and 7 p.m. those days.
Lego Construction will be offered on two Thursdays, June 13 and July 18. Library visitors can make all the Lego buildings they have time for.
Families are invited to attend Magma Movietime on Saturdays, June 8 and 22 and July 13. The free movies are shown at 10:30 a.m. Popcorn is also free, and movie fans are invited to bring a blanket or a bean bag chair.
Silly Safaris will visit the Andrews library on Saturday, June 29, for an animal show. The show is at 11:30 a.m., with a pizza picnic at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring chairs or blankets to sit in the lawn, and children 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult or by a sibling who is 13 or older. If it rains, the event will be moved to the Andrews Lions Club Community Building.