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Library News: Big Lake

Big Lake Celebrates Graduates of 1,000 Books Program

Big Lake Celebrates Graduates of 1,000 Books Program

The Big Lake Public Library has celebrated its second graduating class of the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. As the name suggests, each student in the program has the goal of reading or listening to 1,000 books before entering kindergarten. That level of exposure to books and stories provides children with a big step up in reading readiness as they enter kindergarten. Read more »

Little Readers Graduate From Big Lake's 1,000 Books Program

Little Readers Graduate From Big Lake's 1,000 Books Program

Big Lake Public Library recently celebrated its first 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten graduation and six children participated. Three of the six completed all 1,000 books. After marching in to the music of "Pomp and Circumstance" wearing their graduation hats, each child was presented with a diploma, a goody bag and a balloon. Read more »