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Raptor Center closes summer reading program; free tickets still available

East Central Regional Library is closing its 2018 Summer Reading Program – Reading Takes You Everywhere — with a presentation by The Raptor Center. In this free, family-friendly program, learn all about the raptors of Minnesota. Live raptors will be on hand during the presentation.

Free tickets are required at all locations for this final event of the 2018 Summer Reading Program. Space is limited due to fire code restrictions. Stop by your local library branch starting Tuesday, July 24, to pick up your free tickets.

The Raptor Center schedule is listed below and also can be found on the Events Calendar.

Past dates included:

Wednesday, August 1 

10:30 am – Mille Lacs Lake Community Library

2:00 pm – Sandstone Public Library

Thursday, August 2

10:30 am – Aitkin Public Library

1:30 pm – McGregor Public Library

Monday, August 6

10:00 am – North Branch Area Library

1:00 pm – Chisago Lakes Area Library

3:30 pm –  Wyoming Area Library

Tuesday, August 7

10:00 am – Cambridge-Isanti High School Performing Arts Center

1:00 pm – Princeton Area Library

3:30 pm – Milaca High School Dahlager Theater

Wednesday, August 8

10:00 am – Mora Public Library

1:00 pm – Hinckley Public Library

Thursday, August 9

10:00 am – Pine City Public Library

1:00 pm – Rush City Public Library 

The benefits of summer reading are clear. Students who participate in public library summer reading programs scored higher on reading achievement tests at the beginning of the next school year than those who did not participate. Thanks for joining us this year!

The Raptor Center program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

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