The Imperial County Free Library (ICFL) system is pleased to launch its summer reading program, for children 0 to 12, â€œDig Into Readingâ€.Â Over multiple weeks presentations will feature topics such as gardening, worms, mining/digging, construction, dinosaurs and buried treasure/pirates.Â Children who sign up at an ICFL location, and read five or more books over the program period, are eligible for prizes. Children do not have to attend a presentation to be part of the program.
A special program for children 0 to 3 and their caregivers will be offered at the Holtville branch on Wednesdays and teens are invited to Calipatria or Holtville for the â€œBeneath the Surfaceâ€ young adult reading program.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, June 11, 4:00 p.m to about 6:00 p.m.Â The program launches in Heber, at the Essential Services Building, 1078 S. Dogwood, Heber 336-0737.
Wednesday, June 12, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Calipatria Branch begins â€œDig Into Readingâ€, 105 S. Lake Street, 348-2630.
Thursday, June 13, 10:30 p.m.Â ICFL offers â€œDig Into Readingâ€ at the Imperial Valley Desert Museum on Frontage in Ocotillo.Â The program will run until about noon and any area residents are welcome.
Thursday, June 13, 5:00 p.m. until about 7:00 p.m.Â Young Adults can check â€œBeneath the Surfaceâ€ at this reading program in the Calipatria branch Meyer Memorial Library, 105 S. Lake St., 348-2630.
Monday, June 17, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Holtville Meyer Memorial Branch of the Imperial County Free Library, 101 E. 6th Street, 356-2385 launches its summer reading program for children 4 to 12.
Tuesday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m. The program continues at the Heber branch, 1078 S. Dogwood, 336-0737.
Wednesday, June 19 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Â Calipatria Branch activities continue, 105 S. Lake St., 348-2630.