Kick-Off Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 8 at Homestead Branch Library!
KICK-OFF MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM
ON SATURDAY, JUNE 8
AT HOMESTEAD BRANCH LIBRARY!
(MIAMI, MAY 28, 2013) – The Miami-Dade Public Library System kicks-off Summer Reading on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Homestead Branch Library – 700 N. Homestead Blvd. from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to this free event. There will be food trucks, crafts, magician Robert Hermens, caricature artist Al-Rod and a visit from the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders.
The 2013 Summer Reading Program runs through July 20 and encourages children and teens to read for two or more hours each week, four or more hours for adults. By reading the required amount of hours, patrons qualify to receive an entry ticket towards a Grand Prize drawing. Grand prizes are awarded in three categories: children (0-12 years) teens (13-18) and adults (18+). The Grand Prize – a $500 Disney gift card – is open to all ages. Throughout the six-week program, special events and programs will be held at neighborhood branches, visit the Calendar of Events for a complete listing of library programs. For more information, call 305.375.5180.
The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Miami Dolphins Foundation, Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library and CBS4 with additional support by Papa John’s.
# # #Media Contact:
Victoria Galan – Public Affairs Officer