Northumberland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Debuts June 16

The Northumberland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off June 16 with the first of seven Special Reading Events held at the Northumberland Family YMCA in Heathsville each Monday. They will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. except for the final special event on July 28. The last event will be the Pawty Picnic and Free Swim from 11:30 to 2 p.m.

The National Library Association has set “PAWS to Read” as the national theme for summer reading. Thus, most summer programs will revolve around that animal theme. The events are free to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Here are the NPL Summer Reading Special Events that run at the YMCA from June 16 to July 28:
June 16 – Magic of Mike Klee
June 23 – Parade of Paws-Kennel Club
June 30 – “John Smith Boat”-Presented by the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum
July 7 – A Steamboat Adventure Tale-Children’s Author Barbara Deitz
July 14 – Pawfect Pitch-Singer/Storyteller Ginger Inabinet
July 21 – Drawing Creatures with Paws-Artist David Aiken
July 28 – Pawty Picnic & Free Swim at YMCA (11:30-2 p.m.)