Sign Up for SUMMER FUN today!

May 17th, 2021

Sign Up for SUMMER FUN today!

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Libraries across the country host summer reading programs as a way to encourage reading as a lifelong habit, maintain reading skills that children and teens have achieved throughout the school year, and increase interest in libraries, and because it’s just plain fun. Join in the SUMMER FUN by signing up today.

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The 2021 New Orleans Public Library SUMMER FUN reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library with support from the Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, and the Entergy Charitable Foundation.

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Sign Up for SUMMER FUN today!

Libraries across the country host summer reading programs as a way to encourage reading as a lifelong habit, maintain reading skills that children and teens have achieved throughout the school year, and increase interest in libraries, and because it’s just plain fun. Join in the SUMMER FUN by signing up... (More)