Our summer reading program begins June 1, and continues through July 31, with all sorts of reading incentives, events, and activities to keep our community reading and learning throughout the summer.
But have you ever wondered how summer reading programs got started, and what their value might be? Read on for a short history, reasons why parents might want their kids participate in a summer reading program, and what we offer right here at the Lafayette Public Library. Continue reading Summertime – and the Reading is Easy . . .
Here are some of my favorite old and new kid & teen books that you should be reading this month! Want to know more about each of these books? Then read more about it in our catalog.
Continue reading August Kid & Teen Book Picks
Thank you to all our wonderful teen volunteers who helped us all this summer! We had over 45 teens who made life so much easier with Summer Reading, Reading Buddies, Studio 775 Makerspace, Storytimes, and other library related projects. Continue reading Thank You Summer Teen Volunteers
There are just a few days left of 2018’s Summer Reading Program! Stop in for your final prizes by July 31! Let us know how we did this year–fill out a paper survey, or follow the survey link below to answer a few anonymous questions for us online.
Summer is for reading. But then again, so are fall, winter, and spring. But summer reading has hot temperatures and long nights that make for a distinctly interesting reading experience. Our staff (and even a patron!) have been so busy reading this summer, that we just had to publish a super duper extra long list of recommended reads. So set up the hammock, the iced tea, and the popsicles, then dive into these yummy summer treats. Continue reading Wow! Do we have books (and movies) for you!