summer reading program 2015
June 18 – August 15
Kids from preschool through 6th grade can sign up at the Orcas Public Library for the Summer Reading Program. Kids earn “library dollars” for the books read, and those “dollars” can be used to buy books from our Summer Reading Program bookshop.
➜ Sign-ups begin on Thursday, June 18th at the Library.
We also invite kids to walk with us in the 4th of July parade behind the Summer Reading Program banner. The first 25 kids who show up on parade day to walk with us will get a free Summer Reading Program t-shirt. The Parade is on Saturday, July 4th. Details will be in your registration packet.
To learn about other special summer programs or for more information about the program, contact Nita Couchman, Children’s Librarian, at 376-4985.
We regret to inform you that our Rosetta Stone subscription has expired. At the present time, we are working on a solution whether to continue with this product, or find another language learning platform. Sorry for the inconvenience. In the meantime, try duolingo. It's free!
The Friends of the Orcas Island Library has merchandise for sale*. Merchandise is available for purchase in the Library.
- Canvas Bags: $15
- Mugs: $15
- Hats: $12
- Bumper Stickers: $2.50
And, of course ... paperbacks ($1) and hardbound books ($2) in the Library lobby.
*All proceeds from the sale of merchandise help to further the mission and activities of the Friends of the Orcas Island Library.
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