Readers of all ages will exercise their minds and bodies this summer at the San Luis Obispo County Public Library “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” Summer Reading Program. Library activities will include over 60 free concerts, animal shows, bubble science, magic shows, and other great events for kids of all ages.
All youth that enroll in the San Luis Obispo County Library summer reading program will receive a free swim pass for the San Luis Obispo Swim Center. When kids meet their reading goal they will receive prizes from local donors, a pass to Legoland, and a free book from the Foundation for SLO Public Libraries and much more. Registration for “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” began on June 11th.
This year the teen Summer Reading Program is completely online. click here,, click here. Free programs for teens include Henna Tattoo classes, Duct Tape Crafts, Makerspace for Teens, and a Hands-on Cartooning Workshop with syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin. Teen programs require advance registration.
All programs are free of charge.
The Summer Reading Program wouldn’t be possible without its major sponsor, the Foundation for SLO County Public Libraries, as well as other community sponsors: Rita’s Rainbows, Altrusa International, Slo Op Climbing Gym, California Pizza Kitchen, Doc Burnstein’s, Legoland, and local Friends of the Library groups.
For more information, call your local library or visit the library website.