Friday, June 01, 2012
Summer Reading 2012 To Be Great
We at the Library are thrilled about the great summer reading 2012! We have so much planned for so many people.
Children: "Calling all dreamers!" BPL's youngest patrons will celebrate "DreamBig—Read" with folktales, crafts, stories, music, and more. BPL will host programs and events for "Dream Big—Read" every day at locations throughout the library system. Find out more of when and what here. Check out the reading lists on our link as well.
Teens: Teens will "Own the Night" through the summer at BPL. This Teen segment will feature dozens of programs, such as video game tournaments, arts projects, movies and more. Special events will include a Teen Tailgate Party with Birmingham's own Jerricho Cotchery (of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers). For more info, check out our link here, which also includes a list of school summer reading books.
Adults: Traditionally, BPL's summer reading has focused on the younger set, but for the past few years, a growing number of adults have joined our Adult Summer Reading series. We're growing in strength and numbers and this year's theme, "Between The Covers" will be great fun for all of us who remember what it was like to enjoy the library as children during the summer. Follow this link for more. Highlights to include arts and crafts, movies, lectures, giveaways, and more. "Like" us on Facebook here to keep up with what's happening. We'll have great prizes for you as you read and register your books with us.
Children, Teens, and Adults can register online by following the above links or visit any one of your local Birmingham Public Library locations. Stay tuned for announcements regarding details of specific programs and events.
Happy Summer Reading!
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