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Tempe's Summer Reading Program: So much fun your kids won’t notice they’re learning

Kick-off event on Saturday, May 31

Post Date:05/20/2014 11:15 AM

CONTACT: Tempe Public Library
TELEPHONE: 480 350-5500 

TEMPE, Ariz. - Ban boredom this summer.

Keep your kids active, happy and learning all summer long with the Summer Reading Program at the Tempe Public Library. It’s free, fun and fantastic. 

Mom and kids reading Totally Tempe Summer Reading Program
Kids and teens earn incentives for reading all summer long – even infants can take part with Mom or Dad’s help. Tempe merchants are providing great prizes, such as Tempe Town Lake July 4 tickets, restaurant gift cards and more. Get more details:  3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe.

Free Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party  
May 31, 2-4 p.m. 
Japanese drums performance, face painting, photo booth fun, crafts and caricature drawings.

Thursday Totally Tempe Events
Free: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
June 5: Magical Balloon-Making Cowboy
June 12: Hula Hoop Dancers
June 19: Didgeridoo Down Under
June 26: Ronald McDonald: Literacy and Manners
July 3: Reptile Adventures
July 10: Tempe Police K9 Unit
July 17: Mother Goose
July 24: Mad Science: Fire & Ice

Special July 26 event
Learn about martial arts from the Dignity Kids. Watch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with us first to get ready for the action.

2014 TPL Summer Reading

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