The first session of the Summer Reading Program had eighty-two children and their parents in attendance. They enjoyed a fun filled evening with stories, contests and crafts prepared by the library staff. Since then, according to FOTOL member Val Friesen, attendance has been consistently in the 80 – 100 range. Several Library “Friends” have been helping out with the programme on Thursday evenings during the summer. Heather Franks of the FOTOL says “We are happy to lend a hand and help get those kids “hooked on books.”
Although program nights are now completed, boys and girls are encouraged to continue to work on their Reading Logs and bring their completed records into the library before August 26 so that they can “SAVOUR THE MOMENT” on Saturday, August 27 at 11:00 a.m. Savour the moment at this Medal Presentation Party. Throughout the summer when children complete their Reading Log they receive a special invitation to this exciting event. See who is the first to read their way on to the podium! And someone will take crunchy, munchy dog home!