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Summer Reading Program Week 1: June 1–7

Big Reads virtual book club

Escape into a good book, together!

Join the Big Reads program with monthly summer selections designed to bring people together to discuss literature and celebrate community. In June, we will be discussing “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Each week, participants respond to discussion questions and share favorite parts of the book. Check out the ebook or audiobook and get started today!

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Early literacy tips and tricks

  • Read 15 minutes every day.
  • Read aloud together.
  • Talk about pictures in books.

Opportunities to read surround us everywhere — text messages, magazines, instructions, games, signs, recipes, and more!

Printable coloring page
Print, color, and send us a picture of the finished product for the "Imagine Your Story" gallery! Email info@josephinelibrary.org or post a message to the @JosephineCommunityLibrary Facebook Page. Get printable PDF
Summer Meals Program
Meals are provided for children ages 18 and younger at no charge. Follow the link for daily menus and to find out pick-up locations throughout the summer. Learn more

Teen book vloggers you need on your radar

Need book recommendations? They've got 'em.
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Hailey in Bookland

Hailey is an author and self-described book lover who shares her passion on her vlog.

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poland bananas BOOKS

Christine shares her love of comedy and reading in this hilarious vlog.

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Books And Big Hair

If you love book hauls, India Hill will be your go-to girl! Follow her on Instagram.