Library kids’ program for summer is offered |

Library kids’ program for summer is offered

Staff reports

“Reading is a Fine Art” is the theme for the summer reading program sponsored by the Douglas County Public Library.

All ages may sign up for the reading program, which runs from June through September. There is a Read-to-Me program for preschoolers. Older brothers and sisters may get credit for reading to their younger siblings. Prizes include a paperback book, bookmark, treasure from the treasure chest, mini-pizza from Pizza Factory, coupon from McDonald’s, a certificate, Swim Center pass and more surprises. Weekly drawings will be held for prizes donated by Pizza Barn, Dairy Queen and the Friends of the Library.

The two big special events of the summer will be performances by Meg McGregor and Nancy Raven. Harpist McGregor will perform “Tunes and Tales” on Friday, July 9, at 7 p.m. in the gazebo in Minden Park. Stories will be enhanced by the music of the harp. Raven is a children’s musician and singer from the Bay area. She brings multicultural instruments for a hands-on experience with music. Raven will perform Friday, July 23, at 7 p.m. in Minden Park. Both programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Due to construction of the library addition, many programs will be scheduled in Minden Park. Origami with Dennis Little, pet show with Douglas County Animal Control, Turtle and Tortoise Day with Cary Larsen and the famous homemade ice cream party are events to look forward to this summer.

“Watch for information in The Record-Courier, on KGVM and at the library,” said Children’s Librarian Carol Rapacz.

For more information, contact Rapacz at the Douglas County Public Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden, 782-9841.