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March 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
The Douglas County Public Library is participating in the In-N-Out Burger® Cover to Cover Reading Program starting March 4 and continuing through April 15.
Children ages four to twelve are eligible to earn a certificate for a free cheeseburger or hamburger for every five books they read. Each child may earn up to three certificates.
Sign up for the program at the Minden or Zephyr Cove Library to receive a reading log.
April 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
The library will be hosting a poetry contest for middle schoolers, ages 11-14, and high schoolers, ages 14-18. Students can drop off their poems between April 1 and April 10 at either the Minden or Zephyr Cove Library.
The theme of the contest is “Building Dreams.” Poems may be written in rhyme or freestyle verse and should not exceed two pages in length. First, second, and third place awards will be given in each age group. Winners will be announced on April 11.
April 10, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
Be part of the story! The Minden Library is having a Children’s Book Walk in honor of National Library Week. The book walk is a self-paced activity and will be available during regular library hours from April 10 to April 15. The Youth Services desk is the starting point for the book walk.
Each page of a featured story will be displayed throughout the children’s section of the library. Children will follow the story and explore different objects from each page.
The Children’s Book Walk is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library.
April 10, 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
To kick off National Library Week, the Minden Library is having a Children’s Book Swap. Children may bring a book from home and trade it for another book in the swap. A variety of children’s books will be available.
The book swap is hosted by the Teen Advisory Board.
April 10, 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Regular monthly meeting of the Friends of Douglas County Library.