On Thursday, June 12, Edwards Public Library celebrated the end of the Thursday Teen Time at Two with a certificate party for those who participated in the summer reading teen program “TSI: Teen Scene Investigation: Real of the Unknown.” The TTTT program is designed to encourage teens between the ages 13 to 18 years of age, to utilize the Edwards Public Library during the summer, to read, participate in games and become positive citizens.
Those participating in the TTTT program were able to attend the program in Thursday afternoons at 2p.m. at the library, play games, do crafts and participate in the reading program. Participants, who were not able to attend the TTTT group, were still able to read for incentives. Nine readers signed up for the program. Kathia Morales read at least one hour received a reading bag and an ice cream cone coupon from Dairy Queen. Kelton Matthews read at least three to six hours also received a book, a “TSI: Teen Scene Investigation: Real of the Unknown” certificate and a small slush coupon from Sonic. Makayla Buckhaulter read 10 hours and received a trip to the Edwards Public Library prize box. This year’s secret number was 11 hours. Two readers, Amber Dillaman and Marty “Ace” Hand, read over 11 hours, and received a cloth book bag.
“We are very proud of all those readers who participated in the 2012 “TSI: Teen Scene Investigation: Real of the Unknown,” said Librarian Norma Ruiz-Hearne. “We want to thank all those that help make our “TSI: Teen Scene Investigation: Real of the Unknown” a huge success: Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins, baby-sitters, teachers, The Clay County Leader, The Clay County Pioneer-Sentinel, Dairy Queen, Sonic Drive In, Aunt Pam’s Closet and Reboot Computers and all the resident of Clay County who made this program possible and hope to continue it next year. We would like to remind the readers who participated in the 2012 Texas Teen Summer Reading Program “TSI: Teen Scene Investigation: Real of the Unknown”, to pick up your certificates and prizes.