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Combating the COVID-19 Slide

Combating the COVID-19 Slide

As a parent or caregiver with children home for the summer, you may find yourself worrying about “summer slide” — the decline in youth academic skills that occurs over the summer. But this year, we might add the “COVID-19 slide” to our list of concerns following as...

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Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2020

Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2020

Even though it was published in December 2019, summer reading season is a great time to revisit Book Riot’s “Read Harder Challenge 2020.” What is the Read Harder Challenge? Every year, Book Riot publishes a list of 24 reading tasks for readers who want to expand their...

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Summer Reading: Find Out More

Summer Reading: Find Out More

The La Porte County Public Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program officially kicked off on Monday, June 8, and will continue until Friday, July 31! As of Monday the 8th, 352 people were signed up to participate! If you signed up, don’t forget to pick up your...

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We Can Prevent Summer Slide Together

We Can Prevent Summer Slide Together

At La Porte County Public Library, we have the resources you need to keep young minds engaged and learning this summer! Summer slide is a concern every year, but it’s an especially big concern this year due to the unusual circumstances with COVID-19 and extended...

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Any Time Can Be Storytime

Any Time Can Be Storytime

It’s time to gear up for summer with fun, boredom-busting activities for kids. Try Kanopy Kids! Kanopy Kids is included with our free-with-your-library-card video streaming service. Here kids can enjoy animated storybooks along with other entertaining and educational...

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Guest Readers for Read for a Cause

Guest Readers for Read for a Cause

Youth in La Porte County are busy reading to help fight hunger in La Porte County and reach our community reading goal for the Friends of La Porte County Public Library to make that $1000 donation to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana! Now community supporters are...

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