’Tis the season for sun and sand, lobster and leisure, barbecues and books. Especially books. In the mood for dreamy literary fiction? A dark, twisty mystery? A gripping memoir (or perhaps a biography of the Godfather of Soul)? Sports, anyone? Here are some of the Boston Globe’s suggestions for your summer reading list.
NPR has compiled a list — with help from Teaching for Change — of books that frame big issues through a lens children can understand.
Friday, August 12, at 10:30 a.m. Wayland Firefighter Todd Winner will give children a tour of his firetruck. For ages 2 and up.
Registration for On Your Mark, Get Set…Read! begins on Monday, June 20. Children can sign up in the library or online. All participants get a goodie bag, and will be invited to an Ice Cream Sundae Party on August 18. Children will keep track of their reading online or on paper logs. There will be prizes throughout the summer, and many great programs, including a hula hoop workshop, puppet shows, drop-in crafts, and a library olympics.
Wayland Summer Read: The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay.
Please join us: Sunday, September 18: Book Discussion with the author at 3pm at the Wayland Library.