JKPL offers summer reading program

Posted on Jun 11 2020


This summer, the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library offers a summer reading program for people of all ages to encourage them to read, engage in science and technology activities, explore new authors and genres, and discover the different types of materials the library offers. The summer reading program, called Package-to-Go!, is also a great way to encourage kids to keep reading when they aren’t going to school.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JKPL will offer an innovative adventure as we “Imagine Your Story” in our Package-to-Go! Each Package-to-Go includes books, more books, activities and supplies.

The library’s summer reading theme is “Imagine Your Story.” Registration is open from June 9, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020. Contact the library at 235-7322 or 7323(READ) to register your whole family. The program is free and open for all ages 0-adult! The Package-to-Go! is open to the first 500 registered participants, prioritizing underserved and underprivileged children. Package-to-Go! distribution will begin Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

What to do before you call to register?

1. Have your Joeten-Kiyu Public Library card# ready for children ages 6 years of age and older. Parents/guardians are encouraged to use their library card to register their children ages 0 years to 5 years.

2. Name and Age/Date of Birth of participating family members

3. Village

4. Contact telephone number

5. Email(optional)

Families are encouraged to register and take this opportunity. Patrons who need to apply for a library card must contact the library and make an appointment to apply for a library card. Note: Patrons with fines must clear at least half of their fines in order to register for the Summer Reading Program Package-to-Go!.

Programs and activities are made possible by generous Educational Tax Credit donors, Friends of the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, community partners, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Community members, businesses, and government agencies who would like to sponsor the library’s Summer Reading Program Package-to-Go! are encouraged to contact the JKPL at (670) 235-7316 or 7323 or 7322. (PR)

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