Summer Reading: Long Term Benefits

Summer Reading: Long Term Benefits

Thank you to everyone who participated in the La Porte County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program and helped support and promote the joys of reading. Remember that reading does not stop because the summer is ending. Reading is an activity that lasts a...
Keeping Kids Reading As They Get Older

Keeping Kids Reading As They Get Older

Children who are raised from a young age to love and enjoy reading generally continue to love and enjoy reading as they get older. However, sometimes things try to get in the way of reading for kids. Parents and guardians must keep encouraging their children to make...
Why Do Libraries Have Summer Reading Programs?

Why Do Libraries Have Summer Reading Programs?

Libraries have Summer Reading Programs to help prevent the summer slide. The summer slide occurs when a reader regresses or lacks growth in reading skills during the summer months. This can have an extremely negative impact on a child’s academic progress throughout...
Importance of Summer Reading

Importance of Summer Reading

The La Porte County Public Library understands the importance of promoting reading throughout the year, especially during the summer months, for youth. During the summer, educational achievement can either be gained or lost for students. This loss, otherwise known as...
Summer Reading Program Sign-Ups Begin May 3!

Summer Reading Program Sign-Ups Begin May 3!

The 2021 Summer Reading Program is galloping in! This summer, we are celebrating all things animals and reading with the theme “Tails & Tales!” The Summer Reading Program is one of the most important initiatives the library undertakes to help prevent the “summer...
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