DOWNEY - "Dream Big: Read" is the theme of the Downey City Library's summer reading program for kids up to 12 years old.The program encourages kids to read independently at home to earn prizes. Registration begins June 25 at the library. The first 75 kids to sign-up each day from June 25-27 will receive a balloon. The library will also host special performances Thursdays at 2 p.m. during the month of July. The theme for the teen summer reading program is "Feed Your Brain" and runs through July 28. Young adults who register for the program can earn prizes for up to 12 hours of readings. Teen who complete the program are eligible for a pizza party on July 27. Adults can sign up for their own reading program, "Between the Covers," to receive a book bingo card. After reading five books, adults will have the chance to win gift baskets on display in the library lobby. For more information on any of the programs, call (562) 904-7360, ext. 132.
********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10