Tag Archives: summer reading

Summertime – and the Reading is Easy . . .

kids reading at the beach

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 . . .

August Kid & Teen Book Picks

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.

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Wow! Do we have books (and movies) for you!

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!