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Summer reading program begims at Brainerd library

Summer reading program begins at Brainerd Public Library

Registration has begun for the summer reading program at the Brainerd Public Library. Parents and caregivers may stop in during the library’s open hours (9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday) to sign up children birth to age 18.

This summer’s theme, Dig Into Reading, is about the wonders under our feet—root vegetables, buried treasure, evidence of ancient civilizations, insects, dinosaur bones, and more. All of the library’s many programs are free and open to children of all abilities. The library has special reading programs for pre-readers, readers and teens in which children can read to earn locally donated prizes until the end of July. Library officials said that by being part of the summer reading program parents can help their child maintain and improve reading skills. Library officials said the Crow Wing County Farm Bureau’s Living Underground table with ant farms, worm farms, plants and is currently on display at the library.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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