Wednesday, May 29, 2013

New Madison Public Library Summer Reading Program

Dig Into Reading at New Madison Public Library when the Summer Reading Program begins Monday, June 3rd! Every participant who reads 20 picture books or 400 chapter book pages will be registered to win grand prizes including toys, games, books, stuffed animals and more. Participants may “finish” the program twice in order to earn another ticket for the grand prize drawing. The program is open to kids of all ages, from those who enjoy listening to stories up to age 18. The summer fun will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3rd with a Dig Into Buried Treasure party. Library staff will share pirate stories, crafts and a buried treasure hunt at the end of the evening. Families will have a chance to Dig Into a Good Book on three different occasions, June 12 at 10 a.m., June 25 at 6:30 p.m. and July 2 at 4 p.m. At each of these sessions, library staff will share a few neat stories and then help families find some good books to read together at the library. Superheroes will be the topic of the day on Thursday, July 11 at 4 p.m. when kids will design their own superhero. Storyteller Dedus Candy will Dig Into Ghost Stories around the fire pit on Monday, July 22 at 8 p.m. And finally, Dig Into S’mores and Stories will close out the summer on Friday, July 26 from 4- 5 p.m. LEGO Club will continue during the summer months on Tuesdays, June 18 and July 16 from 3-4 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public. The Summer Reading Program runs Monday, June 3 through Friday, July 26. The library is located at 142 South Main in New Madison.

For more information about any of these Summer Reading Program activities, call 937-996-1741 or visit the library online at

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