WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES READY, SET READ WITH CURIOUS GEORGE!

WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Library Tours. WPBS-DT is partnering with several libraries in the Tri-County Region and Canada during the week of July 24th – 28th to encourage children to continue to read throughout the summer months. Each stop on the tour features free books (one per family), photo opportunity and story time with special guest, Curious George from the popular PBS Kids series. The 2017 Summer Library Tour schedule is as follows, and is also available at wpbstv.org/librarytours.

Monday, July 24th

10:30am
Oswego Public Library
120 E 2nd Street, Oswego, NY

Tuesday, July 25th

10:30am
Lowville Free Library
5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY

Wednesday, July 26th

2pm
Isabel Turner Branch Library
935 Gardiners Road, Kingston, ON, K7M 9A9

Thursday, July 27th

1pm
Hammond Free Library
17 N Main Street, Hammond, NY

Friday, July 28th

10am
Hawn Memorial Library
220 John Street, Clayton, NY

2pm
Sackets Harbor St. Andrews Parish Center
200 E Main Street, Sackets Harbor, NY

WPBS-DT’s commitment to education and early literacy skills development is a critical part of our overall mission.  WPBS-DT, in collaboration with local libraries, is attempting to avoid the “summer slide,” the tendency to lose some of the achievement gains made during the previous school year.  The purpose of the annual Ready Set Read Library Tours is to introduce children to an enjoyable way to experience story time and introduce parents to the numerous, well-established resources available at local libraries.

Summer reading does make a difference so join WPBS-DT and Curious George for the annual Ready Set Read Library Tours!  For more information about this and other WPBS Children’s events, contact Outreach Manager, Heather O’Hara at hohara@wpbstv.org or (315) 782-3142, Ext. 320.

Summer Library Tours are sponsored by: Martin’s Point Health Care, Stewart’s Shops, and Walmart.

About WPBS-TV
WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves.  More information about WPBS is available at www.wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter and Facebook.

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