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Lots of happy campers at Camp LFPL this summer!

LFPL's annual Summer Reading Program officially ended August 7 and by all accounts it was another big success. If you completed the program, but have not yet collected your prizes, there's still time. Simply stop by any library location and pick up your Camp LFPL fanny pack and free passes to local attractions, including: Kentucky Science Center, Frazier History Museum, Locust Grove, Squire Boone Caverns, Hwang’s Martial Arts, and a Racing Louisville soccer game, and these sweet treats: Ehrler’s Ice Cream, Fazoli’s Lemon Ice, and an ice cream cone from participating area McDonald’s.

The 10-week Summer Reading Program -- presented by the Library Foundation -- encourages children and teens to read for fun over the summer and helps them avoid summer learning loss. Special thanks to the donors, Library staff, and community volunteers who helped make it possible!


1000 books before Kindergarten

Babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children are also eligible for the Summer Reading Program. Preschool-age children and younger need to read (or have read to them) 20 books to complete the Summer Reading program. Reading to preschool-aged children builds vocabulary, language skills, and helps prepare them with the skills they need for kindergarten.

In as little as 15 minutes a day, families can build the skills for future school and life success. These books also count towards the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge, a Library program that encourages all families and caregivers to read at least 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten.

Last Updated: 8/9/21