2013 Rhode Island Summer Reading Program

[ 0 ] June 11, 2013 |

We love reading! And thanks to RI Office of Library and Information Services, libraries all across Rhode Island, kids of all ages can join the summer reading fun! The Rhode Island Summer Reading Program encourages children to keep reading all summer long by sharing age-appropriate book recommendations and hosting events and programs at libraries across the state. Visit your local public library this summer and dig into reading with presentations by summer reading program educators and artists.

Summer Reader Explorer and Teen Reader Wallet Cards
Summer readers, children and teens, may earn wallet cards for free admission to the selected Rhode Island attractions by participating in the summer reading program at their local public library. Requirements for earning the card may vary. Inquire in the children’s or teen services departments for details.

Children’s Summer Reading Program: Dig Into Reading!

Kids… You can get your summer reading done while having lots of fun! SEE magicians, storytellers, puppeteers, artists, dancers, musicians, and poets; WIN prizes, including free admission to exciting places; TALK about your favorite books; and, MEET other kids.

Summer Reading Program Performers

  • Animal World Experience
  • Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventures
  • Deenie Pacik Giuliano
  • Dinoman Dinosaurs!
  • Eric Fulford
  • Sarah Gardner
  • The Great Baldini
  • Malik Haddadi
  • Mad Science
  • Carolyn Martino
  • Rick Morin
Teen Summer Reading Program: Beneath the Surface

beneathTeens … Discover great books for your summer nights (and days). Check in at your local library to find out about great workshops … watercolor painting, cartooning, improv, crafting, animation, poetry, and magic.

Summer Reading Program Performers

  • Animal World Experience
  • Eric Fulford
  • Deenie Pacik Giuliano
  • Christopher Johnson
  • Rick Morin
  • Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art
  • Pam Santos

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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