Vail Valley libraries kick off summer reading program
VAIL VALLEY, Colorado – “Make a Splash -Read!” is the theme of this year’s summer reading program at the Avon, Eagle and Gypsum libraries. Students entering first through sixth grades can join the eight-week program of stories, songs, games, and other weekly water-themed activities.Registration for summer reading begins at the districtwide kickoff celebrations on Tuesday at the Gypsum Public Library and on Wednesday at the Avon and Eagle Public libraries. Boulder children’s musicians Mary Sue and Cari will perform songs – including a few pirate tunes and tales. The duo will perform at 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Gypsum library; 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eagle library; and at 2 p.m., Wednesday at the Avon library. Children who sign up for the program receive a free book bag with a schedule of events and a log to keep track of time spent reading.For more information, call the Avon Public Library at 970-949-6797, the Eagle Public Library at 970-328-8800, or the Gypsum Public Library at 970-524-5080, or visit http://www.evld.org.