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Join us for the 2017 New York State

Summer Reading Program

starting June 26th

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Build a Better World one brick at a time!

Recommended for ages 0 to 16 years.

Read at least one book each week for a chance to win exciting prizes!!

How it works:

Sign up in the Children's Room and receive a Build a Better Sundae ticket sheet and slips.

Starting with the Week 1 slip, color in one brick for each book you read.

Each week, bring in your sheet to get a stamp on the Build a Better Sundae ticket, receive a goody prize, and enter the weekly and grand prize drawings.

When you have completed all six weeks, you will receive a free book!

Collect all six stamps on the Build a Better Sundae ticket for admittance to the

Build a Better World


Friday, August 11th from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

Be sure to check out our calendar of events for all our fun programs!

programsmaker monday songwriting

You can also stop by the Children's Room to pick up a monthly paper copy.

Sometimes we ask to please register for a program as we have limited supplies and space. You can register online using our calendar or by calling us at (315) 735-2279 ext 4.

We have wonderful special guests visiting, so don't miss out!

Click on guest image to learn more

bubble circus srp heroes    kids yoga

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Some benefits of attending summer programs at the library include:

  • Advance literacy and academic performance by engaging children and teens in reading and reading-related activities during the summer months.
  • Foster a love of reading through public library programs and services.
  • Increase successful reading experiences through librarian-supported, self-selected, voluntary reading.
  • Involve parents and all family members in the library summer reading experience.
  • Improve children’s access to library materials and activities, which will encourage them to become lifelong library users.
  • Increase the number of children and teens participating in public library summer reading programs.
  • Prevent Summer Reading Loss.

The Children's Room would also like to thank the following sponsor:

The M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund
of the Community Foundation of Herkimer
and Oneida Counties, Inc.