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Colusa County Completes Summer Reading Program

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The Colusa County Library completed its successful five-week Summer Reading Program with a Rock’n and a Roll’n good time.

“All Colusa County Libraries had a great turnout for the program, and everyone had fun being a Rock Star for a day,” said Lupe Ramos, Colusa County Library, Children’s Program Coordinator, “they also listened to some great stories and the most exciting experiences where the activities.”

A total of 115 were registered with about 90 percent completing the program.

“Some libraries had weekly walk- ins for that week that were able to participate,” said Ramos, “Targeted ages were 6-12, but some libraries had children under five who also participated.”

The children participated in themed weeks such as driving a hula hoop, a gunny sack race, finding a penny in the haystack and, of course, the conga line.

“The children also enjoyed the crafts that they made including kazoos, tambourines, banjos and a Wooly Woo similar to a Didgeridoo,” said Ramos.

In addition to fun and activities, the children were encouraged to read for 15 minutes a day and log it on their book logs. The Top Two readers were presented with prizes at most libraries.

All children who completed the five-week program received a summer reading certificate and a coupon for a personal pizza from Round Table Pizza.

“I hope all children had fun, and memorable experience,” said Ramos, “and that the kids learned that reading is for fun as well as for learning. Keep visiting the library.”

Ramos wanted to recognize the following businesses who helped contributed to the program: Messick’s Hardware, Impact Life and Jeff’s Freezette, Ellyson Chiropractic, Marysville, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, In & Out Burger and Carl’s Jr all in Yuba City. In addition to the Friends of the Colusa County Library and One Stop of Colusa for providing student volunteers to assist in the program.

“I would like to thank, Ms. Amsden for assisting me and Ms. Acree with logging in all the minutes,”said Ramos, “and a special thank you to Lucian Manor for his courage and knowledge to share his talented musical skills with his co-readers exhibiting and demonstrating the trumpet and trombone.”

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editorhttps://williamspioneer.com
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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