Summer Reading Program kicks off at Vigo Co. Library

WTHI Photo / Lindsey Yates
WTHI Photo / Lindsey Yates

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – If you’re looking for some fun learning activities for children you’re in luck.

The Vigo County Public Library officially kicked off their Summer Reading Program on Saturday. The first day was all about encouraging the next generation of scientists.

Kids were able to interact with a mobile planetarium.

The STEM museum featured more than 15 activities that ranged from arch building and gravity testing, to learning how to generate electricity.

It was just one way the library is making sure kids stay one step ahead during summer break.

“We’re trying to curb that summer slide, explained Holly Curtsinger, Youth Services Coordinator. “We don’t want kids to go back to school feeling behind, or feeling like they have to make up some academic skills, so we are trying to fill that gap in the summer by giving them educational but fun activities.”

For a list of weekly activities that will be part of the summer reading program just visit their website!

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