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Summer reading programs begin

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 10:54 a.m. CST

Readers of all ages can explore all things scientific this summer as Sandwich Public Library District presents, “Fizz, Boom, Read!” for kids, “Spark a Reaction” for teens, and “Literary Elements” for adults during its summer library program. Activities include science experiments, engineering, Grossology fun, nature explorations, Doctor Who and more.

The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to kids, teens and adults with programs, prize drawings, book clubs and more. Registration is open. For more information, call the library at 815-786-8308 or visit

All programs are free and open to the public; registration is required unless otherwise noted. Children, ages 5 and younger, must be accompanied and directly supervised at all times by a parent or responsible caregiver of at least 14 years of age.

Somonauk Public Library also will offer its Summer Reading Program, “Paws to Read.” Registration begins today, and the program will continue through July 31, with a closing program to follow the first week in August. The program will include bounce time for 6- to 18-month-old children, story hour for children ages 2 to 5 and story time for children ages 6 to 9. Registration is required.

There will be movies, craft days and special programs for all children to attend. Call the library at 815-498-2440 during regular business hours for information.

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