Monday, June 30, 2014

Summer Reading Fun at the Albany Public Library

Kids Earn Rewards for Reading and Participating in Free Activities
School is out and summer reading is in at Albany Public Library! Kids and teens are rewarded for reading, and participating in fun and educational library programs, from June 28 to August 16. (Grownups can get in on the summer reading fun through

The Summer Reading Program provides dozens of free activities every week at Albany's libraries.  Kids can stop by their neighborhood library to:
  • Explore the world of science with hands-on experiments involving robotics, catapults, electricity, mirrors, sound, and more
  • Meet animals including chickens, salamanders, owls, honey bees, falcons, and snakes
  • Learn about such topics as dinosaurs, lightning, medieval machines, kitchen science, music production, pond ecology, and skyscrapers  
  • Create and sample yummy snacks made from cookies, berries, marshmallows, yogurt, ice cream, and other foods
  • Participate in games and building challenges using balloons, LEGOs, sticks, string, and tape
  • Make art using t-shirts, paint, candy, crayons, homemade paper, sand and other materials

The full Summer Reading Program guide details all of the free activities. The guide is available online and at all library locations. The 2014 APL Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of Albany Public Library, Price Chopper, and Stewart's Shops.

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