Public library kicks off Summer Reading Program Sunday

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library's Summer Reading Program will kick off Sunday, May 20th.  The kickoff event will take place from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Central Library, with the first individuals to pick up a reading log at the event receiving a giveaway.

Beginning May 21st, customers may pick up a reading log at any of the EVPL's eight locations.  The program ends July 30th.

All ages can read for a chance to win prizes in the Summer Reading Program.  Kids can win prizes such as a Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden family membership, Pump it Up party, book and toy prize bundle, Showplace Cinemas gift card, and much more.  Teens and adults can win cash, gift cards, and a Kindle Fire.

In 2011, more than 7,500 kids, 800 teens, and 3,300 adults participated in the EVPL's Summer Reading Program.

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