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Summer reading program offered
COLDSPRING-- The Coldspring Area Public Library Summer Reading Programs are a fun way to include reading and related activities in summer family time. They help children maintain and improve reading skills. The programs are free and open to children in grades Pre-K through Grade 5. The programs will take place at the library on June 12, 19, 20, and 26, 2013. They will meet from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. A variety of programs are scheduled this year. On June 12, Mr. Whitmire, band director at Lincoln Junior High School, will be featured. His presentation guarantees to be a "toetapping event." On June 19, Bill Heyde, a Wildlife Rescuer and Rehabilitation Specialist will present the program. The June 20 program features Debra Leal who is on the "Look-out for Poison Detectives!" The Southeast Texas Poison Center will present their program on Poison Awareness and Prevention. The Featured Book for this session is Hog Eye by Susan Meddaugh. Two presenters will visit the children on June 26. First will be April House from the Texas Star Program. She will present the program "Take Time for Your Teeth." The Featured Book for this session is Wacky Wednesday by Theo LeSieg. Shelly Doss-Bearden, Kendall Wineham, Janine Drysdale, and Melady Parker will also visit CAPL on June 26. They are from the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council. Their program will focus on the effects of tobacco. The library is also offering a "Parents as Reading Partners" program this summer to encourage parents to increase the amount of time they spend reading to and with their children. Parents are invited to come by the library and sign up for the program. For more information, call Pam at 653- 3104.