Roanoke library rewards its summer readers

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.