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Summer Reading Program
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Date/Time
Monday, June 16th 2014 - All Day

Location
Yankton Community Library

Area preschool through high school children are invited to register and participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street. This program runs from June 2-August 2, 2014 and is free to all participants. Children and teens can register and pick up their minute packets and calendar of events. This year’s theme is Fizz! Boom! Read! for the younger ones, and the teen theme is Spark A Reaction! Join us and spend the summer learning about and having fun with all things science!

Elementary and middle school children are invited to attend daily programs at the library. Monday, June 16, we will show the movie Animals United at 6 p.m. This G-rated family-friendly movie is 93 minutes long. Families are invited to bring snacks to enjoy during the show.

Tuesday, June 17, science teacher Steve Rokusek will make two appearances at the library sharing physical science experiments. Children in grades K-12 can attend either the 11a.m. or 2 p.m. presentation. Science and art will be the Wednesday, June 18, theme. Get creative with us from 1-2 p.m.

Thursday, June 19, is “Snow Day” at the library from 2:30-3:30 p.m.. You don’t want to miss this fun, summer snow day. Friday afternoon will be a “free play” day on the Wii from 2-4 p.m. Come play tennis, bowling, and other fun games!

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