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Adult Summer Reading

Being an adult doesn't mean you can't enjoy Summer Reading!

Cool off with a good book or take along an audio book as you travel or work around the house or yard this summer - from your local library - and enter to win prizes in our annual Adult Summer Reading Programs.

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Books For Bucks - Wheatfield Teen Summer Reading

Teens, during the summer, reading can earn you cash! In addition, to winning coupons to local businesses for reading, in Wheatfield Library’s Books for Bucks Summer Reading Program, weekly entertainment programs will be held throughout the months of June and July.

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DeMotte Summer Reading

Kids entering grades K-5 are invited to come to the DeMotte Library’s “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program, beginning in June.

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DeMotte Teen Summer Reading

Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to read books for prizes this summer during “Build a Better World.” To participate, pick up a reading record sheet at the circulation desk of the DeMotte Library.

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Rensselaer Summer Reading

Ages preschool through 12th grade won’t want to miss the fun at the Rensselaer Library, where this year’s Summer Reading program theme is “Build a Better World.” Sign-ups for Build a Better World begin May 30.

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Rensselaer Teen Summer Reading

Teens in grades 6-12 are eligible to participate in the library’s Build a Better World Summer Reading Event, and weekly programs that are appropriate for this age group will be held on Tuesdays @ 3 pm. Sign-ups for Build a Better World also begin May 30.

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Wheatfield Summer Reading

Kids who like to read and enjoy the summer fun of attending library programs will want to join us at the Wheatfield Library, where this year’s summer reading theme is “Build a Better World.”

Open to children who have completed Kindergarten through grade 4, registration will be held beginning May 31, and will be available by visiting the Wheatfield Library.

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

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National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

So, join us as we take this opportunity, observed since 1987, to celebrate your passport to fun and adventure; your library card!

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Fall Festival

Celebrate Fall at the Rensselaer Library each October. Usually held the first Tuesday of the month. Dates vary. Take part in games, a cake walk, silent cake auction, white elephant Bingo, face painting and more!

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