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Edwards Public Library summer reading program gets underway


Readers of all ages will explore and experiment the wonders of reading as the Edwards Public Library of Henrietta presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” during the summer library program. Activities will include programs on animal adaptions, exploring African drums, mixing paint colors, gravity and spinning, “coulrophobia” (fear of clown) and a Home Depot Kid’s Workshop.

The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story hours, a reading club and more. Families are invited to join the Read-to-Me portion of the program.

Funding for the Summer Reading Program at Edwards Public Library is provided by the 5th annual Lyndon Laseman Fun Run and Walk.

All Texas Summer Reading Club events begin at 10 a.m. Events are as follows:

  • June 2 — Sign up begins
  • June 4 — Rhythm Path: African drum circle
  • June 11 — Wildlife on the Move: Amazing adaptions
  • June 18 — Pocket Picassos: Painting class (registration required)
  • June 25 — Whirled on a String: Demonstration of spinning arts
  • July 2 — Boocoos the Clown: How to become a clown
  • July 9 — Home Depot Kids Workshop: make and take (registration required)
  • July 11 — Last day to login reading time by 5 p.m. (no exceptions)
  • July 16 — Certificate presentation by Clay County Judge Kenneth Liggett & Henrietta City Manager Kelly Bloodworth

All Storytimes will be held at the Holman Center, 211 N. Clay Street, Henrietta.

All programs are free of charge. For more information, call the library at (940) 538-4791.


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