Summer Reading Program
CRETE | The 2014 Summer Reading Program at Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., rewarded many people of many different ages this year for reading. With available prizes that ranged from gym memberships and free food to gift certificates and glass art, the participants in the program not o…
Pictured are the raffle winners of the Crete Public Library Summer Reading program. From left are Gabrielle Nelson, Wednesday Roberts, Alisabeth Canole, Jameson Anderson and Kylie Simmons.
LOWELL | The Summer Reading Program, "Reading Keeps You Sharp," is in full swing at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave., with programs and reading rewards for all ages.
CRETE | At the Crete Public Library District, about 20 tweens turned up on June 19 to test their myth-busting chops against such "everybody knows it" type facts as "bread always falls butter side down" and "eggs are very fragile." Well, according to their tally, bread does NOT always fall wi…
Creole Bellrroll makes a lava lamp during a recent Experiment Day event, part of the summer reading program at the East Chicago Public Library. Participants also used baking soda and vinegar to create an acid-based reaction to create a tornado in a bottle.
“Bea,” the Lake County Fair mascot and a symbol of the summer season in Northwest Indiana, will be flying into five local Lake County Public Library branches in the coming weeks to remind region families that the 162nd Lake County Fair is coming up Aug. 1 to 10 while helping promote summer r…
CROWN POINT | This year, children and teens will explore science through reading as the Crown Point Community Library presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” as its summer reading theme. The free Summer Reading Club is open to all ages, preschool through adult, and will run from Monday through July 25.…
Liliana Posada poses with her new backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings.
Mitchell Dutczak won a backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings. Supplies include spiral notebooks, scissors, glue, a ruler and markers.
John Swift won a backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings.
Tyler Matthias won the TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator. during the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawing.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library’s Reader’s Theater presents “How I Became a Pirate” by Melinda Long at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 564 State St.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s summer reading program, Dig Into Reading, has been a blast.
LOWELL | Celebrate the “dog days of summer” at the Lowell Public Library and its Shelby and Schneider branches by joining the summer reading club and Wrap Your Paws Around A Good Book. Children, preschool through grade 5, can register at any time now through July 27, the last day to enter b…
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