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Taft Midway Driller - Taft, CA
  • Taft Library has a whole summer full of reading and fun

  • Shows all through the summer, Summer Storytime every Saturday, and kids who read 10 or more books of their choice during June and July will earn rewards
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  • Reading is so Delicious!
    Come and sample some of the reading flavors that the Kern County Library has to offer, when the 2013 Summer Reading Program kicks off in June.
    Each Thursday afternoon from June 13 through July 25, special programs will be presented in the Taft College Cougar Room, directly behind the Taft Branch. Young and old alike will enjoy these free shows, which are sponsored by the Kern County Friends of the Library, the Westside Friends of the Library, and the Taft College Library:
    June 13     2:00 p.m.     Omnipresent Puppet Theater:  Hansel and Gretel
    June 20     4:00 p.m.     Cooking Demo & Taste Test:  Food, Family and Fun   
    June 27     2:00 p.m.     Wild Child Adventures:  Bubble Fun
    July 11     2:00 p.m.     Ventriloquist Randel McGee and Groark:  The Bully Awareness Show   
    July 18     2:00 p.m.     Roaming Reptiles    
    July 25     2:00 p.m.     Stone Soup Story Theater
    In addition, the Taft Branch will offer Summer Storytime every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for 3 to 8 year-olds and their families.     
    Kids who read 10 or more books of their choice during June and July will earn rewards, including a free paperback book provided by the Kern County Friends of the Library, a coupon for a free Auntie Anne’s pretzel, a ticket for free admission to Legoland, and a coupon for free admission to a Condors hockey game.  Children who are not yet readers can participate by having stories read to them.  Reading Records will be available at the Taft Branch starting June 7, after they have read their first book.
    For more information, call 763-3294, checkout the website at  www.kerncountylibrary.org or visit the Taft Branch Library at 27 Emmons Park Drive.  Hours of opening are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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