The summer reading program offered by Delta County Libraries saw increased participation in 2018.
"We had 1,132 people register this year," says Lea Hart, district director of Delta County Libraries. "That is up from 846 registered in 2017."
"I attribute the increase in registration primarily to our expanded outreach efforts to the schools, new marketing strategies, and the enthusiasm of our excellent staff," Hart explains.
During the months of June and July, the libraries offered over 100 programs that attracted over 3,000 attendees. From scavenger hunts and maker spaces to musical performances and workshops, librarygoers enjoyed a wide-variety of musical-themed programs.
"A lot of hard work and planning goes into our summer program, so it is exciting for all of us to see increased participation," says Hart. "It gives us the momentum we need to begin thinking about next year's program. We begin the planning process in October and many of our staff are already brainstorming ideas for the 2019 theme."
Visit www.deltalibraries.org for a list of summer reading sponsors and a calendar of upcoming events.