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This year's theme "Read in Any Language" celebrates Indianapolis' international community and invites families to "Think Global and Read Local" at their nearest neighborhood library location. As a free resource, The Indianapolis Public Library is an excellent summmertime destination for discorvery, a place where readers of all ages can open up the world through books and hear voices both different from and similar to their own. So grab your map, plot your global getaway strategy and strive to arrive at your ultimate destination in this summer's amazing reading reace around the world! Good luck...travel safe. Go!

Everyone can participate!

Preschoolers - School Age - Teens & Parents
(Adults earn points for reading aloud to children)

"Read in Any Language" Kickoff

The 2014 Summer Reading Program kicked off on June 4 at Central Library's Learning Curve with a special storytime featuring English and Chinese readings for an audience of first and second graders from Center For Inquiry #27. Readers included Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, City-County Councillor Mike McQuillen, Crestview School librarian Polly McQuillen, and IUPUI students Kevin (Hao Li) and Andy (Yong Dai).

See the video of the 2014 Summer Reading Program kickoff!
Listen to the Radio Disney interview on 2014 Summer Reading Program with Jeanine Fox from the InfoZone and Joe Fox from Wayne Branch.

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July 22, 2014
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SRP Flyer


» 2014 Summer Reading Program Flyer (PDF)
» Programma de Lectura de Verano 2014 (PDF)


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