Registration begins for 2018 Summer Reading Program
Get the kids ready to explore the world of reading this summer at the Hancock County Library System’s 2018 Summer Reading Program. Registration for the program begins Monday, May 21 at all library branches.
This year’s theme is Libraries Rock. Programs and activities begin Monday, June 4. Programs are at 10:30 a.m. daily: Mondays at the Waveland Public Library; Tuesdays at the Pearlington Public Library; Wednesdays at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library; Thursdays at the Kiln Public Library; and Fridays at the East Hancock County Library.
The program is open to children, ages 6-11. For the 6-8-year-olds, or those reading picture books, registrants need only read sixteen (16) books to receive a completion prize. Children 9-11-years-old, or those reading chapter books, need to read for a total of eight (8) hours to receive their completion prize. Click here to see upcoming programs.
Programs and activities for the Teen Program, for children ages 12-17, and will be held various days of the week at the five library branches. For the Teen programs, click here.
For tweens, going into the 3rd to 6th grade, click here to see their programs.
For children newborn to five years of age, Excel by 5 will host the Rubber Ducky Program at all five library branches at 10:30 a.m. These programs are held at the same time as the children’s programs.