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'On Your Mark, Get Set, Read' Summer reading program begins

Programs for youth, teenagers and adults are offered. More than 45 youngster enjoyed the kick-off with renowned ventriloquist, Meghan Casey


Tonia Copeland

Meghan Casey, above standing, an award-winning ventriloquist from Colorado, presented Mount Healthmore to area youth as the kick-off event for the Kimball Public Library's summer reading program.

Kimball Public Library's six-week summer reading program got off to a great start.

As of Friday, May 27, 60 youth were registered from Kindergarten through sixth grade, according to director, Jan Sears, with the pre-school session yet to begin and scheduled for Friday, June 3.

While the teen session, Get in the Game, has eight students registered, Sears said there is room for more. Likewise with the adult summer program, though 11 are already signed up.

Award winning ventriloquist, Meghan Casey kick-started the summer program with a show for youngsters in the library's west room, with 45 in...

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