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Polk County Public Library kicks off its summer reading program

Published 1:01am Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Flow Circus kicked off the “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program at Polk County Public Library June 18.

Performer Paul Miller impressed the crowd with his amazing juggling and magic skills.

On June 21, join the Polk County Public Library for Pint Size Polkas at 3 p.m.
Participation opportunities abound in this show, which features catchy polka tunes and plenty of singing and dancing for the whole family.

The library’s entertaining and educational Summer Reading Program children’s events will continue through Aug. 6 at both the Columbus and Saluda libraries.

Performances include magic, music, puppetry, balloon art and comedy. There will also be a movie night and a cookout at Harmon Field. Please note that pre-registration is required for the cookout.

Children of all ages can register for the Summer Reading Program and receive a reading log and other goodies. Kids can then bring their reading logs in every week for a sticker and turn them in at the end of the summer to receive a prize. One lucky reader will also win the grand prize: a gift certificate to The Book Shelf in Tryon.

For more information, go to or view the Library’s facebook page (Polk County Public Library Children’s Department) and Twitter (@PolkCoLibKids).

For further information or to sign up for the monthly children’s and young adults newsletter, contact Children’s Services Coordinator Jen Pace at 828-894-8721 ext. 227 or

– article submitted by Jen Pace

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