Message from Chairman Scott K. York, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors
On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I am proud to present the 2014 Loudoun County Public Library Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is Fizz, Boom, Read!
bringing a summer of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fun to the library. The annual event offers hands-on experiences, educational programs, first-class entertainment and fun for every age. Loudoun County is fortunate to have such a dynamic library system that provides our community with free and equal access to a full variety of resources and information throughout the entire year. Please join me in thanking our business sponsors, the Loudoun Library Foundation, Inc. and the Advisory Boards and Friends of the Library who help make this annual program possible. Enjoy your summer!
It’s not just for kids anymore!
While the tradition of our Summer Reading Program remains strong, there are a lot of new things happening in the library.
Join us for this year’s program Fizz, Boom, Read!
June 16 through August 11. Learn about the connection between our everyday world and the universe through the family-oriented and NASA-sponsored program: Here, There, Everywhere, consisting of exhibits, posters and hands-on activities. Adults can challenge their writing skills by participating in the 4th Annual Write On! Contest and attending the Writers’ Conference. Teens can showcase their artistic talents in the Lights, Camera, Action! film competition and at the MiniCon anime convention. Our youngest learners can experience a sense of wonder at programs featuring musicians, storytellers, animals and scientists.
If the Summer Reading program sounds like a lot of fun, that’s because it is! It is also built upon the education fundamentals of learning and discovery to help our children avoid the summer slide and keep all of us engaged during summer vacation time.
Remember to mark your calendar for the Loudoun Library Foundation’s Annual Book Sale. It takes place from June 20–22 at Smart’s Mill Middle School in Leesburg. You’ll find something for every age and interest and all proceeds directly benefit Loudoun libraries.
We look forward to seeing you and sharing in a summer of learning and fun!
Chang Liu, Director of Loudoun County Public Library
|SRP 2014 Finale Video|
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 (0 reads)
|Summer Comes to an End at the Library|
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (0 reads)
Thank you to all who registered and completed the Summer Reading Program challenge. We hope you read some great books, learned from the challenges, and had fun at library programs. We hope to see you throughout the rest of summer and the year!
|Thanks to Our Volunteers!|
Monday, August 11, 2014 (0 reads)
A huge, enthusiastic Thank You to all our spectacular teen volunteers who helped so many families with the Summer Reading Program this year! There's no way we could do this without you. We love our volunteers!
|Summer Reading Finale!|
Monday, August 11, 2014 (0 reads)
Today is the last day of Summer Reading! If you haven't finished your challenge card and entered your name in our grand prize drawing, head on in to your branch today to get in under the wire. We're here until 9 pm!
Today magician Mike Rose will visit Purcellville, Cascades, Rust, and Gum Spring libraries to send off Summer Reading with Magic, Science and Fun! Click here to see showtimes and other finale events. Thanks to all our fantastic customers for a wonderful summer!
|2 days left|
Saturday, August 09, 2014 (0 reads)
That's right...only 2 days left to submit your completed Challenge Card to be entered into the drawing for an iPad Mini!
Head to your nearest library and submit your Challenge Card.
Remember: just because the Summer Reading Program is over doesn't mean you have to stop coming into the library. We are still open, we have plenty of books to read and programs to attend. See you at the library!
|Stay connected during the 2014 Summer Reading Program!
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