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One World, Many Stories at PV Library Summer Reading Program

The Prescott Valley Public Library is registering children, ages 3-11, for its 2011 Summer Reading Program, which runs from May 26-July 30. The theme this year is One World, Many Stories.

After registering either online ( or in person, young readers keep track of the books they read with a book log or online. They can receive stickers and a small prize weekly as they progress toward their goal.

Summer reading programs happen every Tuesday morning in the second floor Children's Program Room. These popular, informative and entertaining programs are usually, but not always, scheduled for two shows, 10 and 11 a.m. Tickets are handed out just before each program on a first-come, first-served basis.

Next Tuesday, June 14, the Sticks and Tones entertain with an interactive musical program from around the world at 10 and 11 a.m.

June 21 Wildman Phil shares some of the world's most exciting live creatures at 10 and 11 a.m.

June 28, juggler and storyteller James Reid entertains with juggling from Egypt, yo-yos from Greece and China, and clubs from India at 9:30 and 11 a.m.

The library is closed July 5. On July 12, the Prescott Valley Ballet Arts and Dance presents "It's a Small World" at 10 and 11 a.m.

On July 19, library staff offers Games from Around the World on the grassy area between the library and the Civic Center at 9 and 10 a.m. Bring water, hats and sunscreen.

On July 26 at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Eileen Morgan presents Japanese Taiko Drumming with an opportunity for kids to try their hands at the drums.

Every Friday in June and July, children can make a do-it-yourself craft from countries around the world to take home. All supplies are provided and this is available anytime during regular library hours.

Donations and funding are provided by the Town of Prescott Valley, Friends of the Prescott Valley Library, and Del Taco. The Summer Reading Program ends July 30.

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