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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Literacy events on summer schedule


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Children and families have the opportunity to participate in literacy events to keep reading skills sharp over the summer break from school.

Henderson County Public Library will offer “Summer Reading In The Park” at Freedom Park on Tuesday and in Audubon Mill Park on Thursdays.

Children can join the library staff for book readings, craft activities, a character meet-and-greet and lunch provided by the Henderson County School Summer Reading Program.

The program starts at 10:30 a.m.

Freedom Park is located at 383 Sam Ball Way at the Henderson County Fairgrounds.

Audubon Mill Park is located at 123 N. Water St. on the Henderson Riverfront.

Here’s the schedule:

Week 1, June 4 and June 6: Pete the Cat

Week 2, June 11 and June 13: How Do Dino

Week 3, June 18 and June 20: Elephant and Piggie

Week 4, June 24 and June 27: Rainbow Fish

Week 5, July 9 and July 11: The Day The Crayons Quite

Week 6, July 16 and July 18: Llama Llama

Registration opens June 7 for the Henderson County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories.”

The program, which runs June 7-July 26 features family reading nights, STEM activities, movie matinees and much more.

The library also will offer the Summer Reading AR Challenge from June 1 to July 31 with prizes for the students with the most points at the end of the month.

Students can take AR Tests at the library or on the Brain Bus.

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