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Summer Reading Raffle Winner!

Summer Reading Raffle Winner

Matthew Fleishman, age 6, incoming 1st grader at Spring Glen School shows off his prizes from the Hamden Public Library Summer Reading Program Raffle held recently. Nearly 400 children participated in the Summer Reading Program “Dream Big – Read” at Miller Memorial Central Library, Brundage Community Branch Library and Whitneyville Branch Library during June, July and August. 

 

Summer Reading: The Finale Show

Robert Rivest

Don’t forget to come to our big finale show for summer reading tomorrow night at 7:00 pm!  We will be hosting talented comic performer Robert Rivest for “DreamBig!” A quick moving fun-filled program that brings Robert's childhood dreams to life! One moment he's a superhero, then an explorer, a dragon slayer, a doctor, a stuntman, a firefighter . . . its one hilarious situation after another! Robert shares his "dream come true" of being a professional performer and encourages audiences to read, "Work smart" and make their own dreams come true!

Since 1990 Robert has given over 5,000 presentations in 11 countries and across the United States.  His mission is to uplift and entertain while sharing laughter and joy with adults and kids around the world. Don’t miss this free dynamic family show.

 

 

Summer Reading 2012

Dream Big

It’s time to get ready for summer reading 2012! This year the theme is "Dream Big - Read!" The fun kicks off on June 20th with an exciting program by magician Jim Vagias. “Dream BIG: Read” will be held in Thornton Wilder Hall at 7:00. The program is free and no registration is necessary. Come between 6 and 7 to sign up for our Summer Reading Game and get a free pencil and bookmark. You will also receive your summer reading sheet to keep track of the time you spend reading.

After you read for four hours you can put a dreamy symbol on our summer reading board and receive a sticker and a pencil. 

Check our calendar of events or stop in for a schedule of all the great programs happening here this summer.