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Library’s summer reading program is under way

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Children “Dig Into Reading” at the Middlesex Public Library.

The theme of the Middlesex Public Library Summer Reading Program is “Dig into Reading.” Sessions last for about an hour with a combination of stories, crafts, games and music.

The schedule is as follows:

Digging Up Treasure — Thursday, July 11, 2½-4 year olds story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Thursday, July 11, Blackbeard’s Pirates, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA.

Digging in the Past — Tuesday, July 16, 2½-Rising 1st story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Deltaville; Tuesday, July 16, Rising 2nd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Deltaville; Wednesday, July 17, Rising K-2nd story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Wednesday, July 17, Rising 3rd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Urbanna; Thursday, July 18, 2½-4 year olds story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Thursday, July 18, Magician Rob Westcott, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA.

Digging Up Trouble — Monday, July 22, Singer Chris Campbell, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA; Tuesday, July 23, 2½-Rising 1st story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Deltaville; Tuesday, July 23, Rising 2nd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Deltaville; Wednesday, July 24, Rising K-2nd story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Wednesday, July 24, Rising 3rd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Urbanna; Thursday, July 25, 2½-4 year olds story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna.

Digging Animals — Tuesday, July 30, 2½-Rising 1st story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Deltaville; Tuesday, July 30, Rising 2nd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Deltaville; Wednesday, July 31, Rising K-2nd story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Wednesday, July 31, Rising 3rd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Urbanna; Thursday, August 1, 2½-4 year olds story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Thursday, August 1, Geddy the Gecko, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA.

Digging Under the Earth — Tuesday, August 6, 2½-Rising 1st story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Deltaville; Tuesday, August 6, Rising 2nd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Deltaville; Wednesday, August 7, Rising K-2nd story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna; Wednesday, August 7, Rising 3rd-5th story and craft, 1 p.m., Urbanna; Thursday, August 8, 2½-4 year olds story and craft, 10:30 a.m., Urbanna.

Grand Finale — Wednesday, August 14, at 11 a.m. at the Urbanna Library. All children that participated are invited for refreshments and awards will be given to the top three in these age groups: 2½-K, 1st-3rd, 4th-5th. Every child that participated will receive a free book.

All children are invited to participate. Call 758-5717 for more information.

posted 07.10.2013

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