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By Dan Rudy 

Library encouraging youth to keep reading during summer break


School may be out for the summer, but the local library is still trying to keep books in students’ hands with its seasonal reading program.

Beginning June 1, the Irene Ingle Public Library’s summertime program encourages kids from ninth grade on down to continue to read for fun and study by assigning point values to individual volumes. During the months of June and July, participants have a chance to take computerized tests on what they’ve read, with passing grades earning points toward a seasonal total, which in turn translates into tickets.

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