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Kenilworth Public Library Summer Reading Program to Open June 12


KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public Library is preparing for summer.

Registration for the library’s 2017 summer reading program will begin on June 12 for kids between age two and age 18. The theme for this year’s reading program is “Build a Better World.” The first 250 children to register will receive a free summer reading club bag that contains a calendar of events, program fliers and other items of interest for young readers.

“Summer has lots going on for young readers who visit the Kenilworth Public Library between June 26 and August 4,” Robin Koerner, coordinator of children’s services at the library, said.

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Readers who belong to one of the library’s reading clubs will be eligible to earn free paperback books based on the amount of time spent reading. Young readers can also participate in Monday PJ Storytime (ages 3 and older), Tuesday Lap Sit (newborns through age 2) and Wednesday Toddler Times (age 2).

Registration is also required for the following events:

Bingo for Young Children on Thursday, July 13 (11:00 to 11: 30 a.m.) for ages 3 & up.

Bingo for Children Who Can Read on Thursday, July 27 (11:00 to 11:30a.m).

Open House Crafts will be held on Fridays (11 a.m. to noon) for ages 4 and up on June 30, July 7, 14, 21 & 28 and August 4.

Lego at The Library will be held on Thursdays June 29, July 20 and August 3 this summer from 11a.m. to 12 noon for children ages 4-12 years old. Children ages 4-9 years old must be accompanied by an adult in order to participate. Each week children will have an opportunity to build their own creative project based on a weekly theme.Kenilworth residents may begin to register one week prior to each session.Out of town residents may begin to register two days prior to each session, space permitting. To register call the library at 908-276-2451 or visit 548 Boulevard. Lego at the Library is made possible through a grant from the Walmart Local Giving program.


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