Members of Greene County Library’s Summer Reading Program met at the library one last time, bringing the successful, “A Universe of Stories,” themed season to a close. The two-month program met five days a week and was filled with events and activities to keep the children (and participating adults) busy with art projects, games, movies and entertainment. Entertainment included a ventriloquist, music and magic show, movies, visits from cockatiels, reptiles and Aliens, Astronauts and a Turtle!
The day began with games and prizes followed by award presentations for: Most Books Read: First Place: Pre-K/Kindergarten - Joleigh Dyches, 1st/5th - Anna O’Hanlon, 6th/12th - Markiah Reid, Adult - Evelyn Miller. Second Place: Pre-K/Kindergarten - Madelyn Dyches, 1st/5th - Frater Harris Jr, 6th/12th - Leona Webb, Adult - Mary Ann Weeks. Third Place: Pre-K/Kindergarten - Zaylee Welch, 1st/5th - Oriona Harris and Corris Brown III, 6th/12th - Zikeria Brown, Adult - Cornelia Lowery. Most Hours Read: Joleigh Dyches, runner up, Emma Cowherd, 1st/5th - John Bentley Lindsey, runner-up - Anna O’Hanlon, 6th/12th - Leona Webb, runner-up - Jailyn McKellar, Adult - Evelyn Miller, runner-up - Mary Ann Weeks.
The afternoon ended with a pizza party, celebrating the many books read and enjoyed throughout the summer.