Kids are encouraged to “Dig into Reading” for this summer’s reading programs at the Pioneer Branch Library. Summer Reading will begin on Monday, June 10 and end on July 24, 2013. Children who continue to read during the summer keep their skills sharpened and do better in school when they return in the fall. Parents can help their children maintain their reading skills by bringing them to the library reading programs during the summer.
To start off summer reading at Pioneer library, kids will have an opportunity to learn about energy and electricity. Northwestern Electric will provide an energy bike demonstration, a high voltage demonstration, and a tabletop demonstration at 1:00 pm on June 10, 17, and 24th respectively.
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Tuesdays in June and July at 1:00 pm will bring fun activities that are in keeping with this year’s theme, “Dig into Reading,” including Farming Fun, Dinos-R-Us. Pirate Plunder, Team Tactics, The Great Gold Rush, and Making History.
Theme related activities will also be held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm including: In the Garden, Big Machines, Dirt on Dirt, and Hungry Ant.
Thursdays in June, the Eaglets (for ages 2 ½ to 5) will meet at 11:00 am and have the following programs: Plant a Little Seed; Big Digs, Little Digs; and Sticky Icky Muddy Cruddy. Thursday programs in July on the eleventh and eighteenth will be “I Dig Animals Underground” and “I Dig Up All Around.”
On Wednesday, July 17, a special guest from the Ft. Wayne Zoomobile will present the “Amazing Animals” program at Crommer Park Shelter house at 11:00 am. The Summer Reading closing party at the Pioneer Library will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 1:00 pm.
Pioneer Branch Library is located at 106 Baubice Street in Pioneer. Stop by the library to sign up and pick up a calendar of events. For more information about summer reading programs at Pioneer, please call Rose King at 419-737-2833.