Williston Community Library offers Summer Reading Program

2021 Summer Reading Program-InstaWILLISTON, N.D. – The Williston Community Library is pleased to announce that its Summer Reading Program will run from June 8 through July 29, 2021.

“Tails and Tales” is a free 8-week program open to all community members and includes two options: one for kids (ages 4 through 11), and the other for tweens, teens, and adults (ages 12 and up).

The program will be offered outdoors and in person at the Williston Community Library located at 1302 Davidson Drive and via the Williams County Bookmobile.

Virtual participation is also available via the Williston Community Library’s Facebook and YouTube channel.

Registration begins Monday, June 1. Stop by the Williston Community Library during open business hours to register and grab a free kit with all supplies needed to complete the program. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis.

Normal operating hours for the Williston Community Library are:

Monday – Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Outdoor weekly activities for kids ages 4 through 11 will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting June 8. Recordings will also be available via the library’s Facebook and YouTube channel if unable to attend in person.

The Tween, Teen, and Adult Summer Reading Program will be held virtually on Wednesdays and will be posted on Facebook and YouTube.

Participants will need their kits each week to complete activities! There will also be weekly reading challenge cards that can be turned in to win prizes.

“The collaborative summer reading program has been around since 1987 and the Williston Community Library has always had some form of the program,” explained Library Director, Andrea Placher. “This is hands down our favorite event of the year. Seeing hundreds of children each week get excited to visit the library lets us know we are doing something right!”

For more information on this story, please contact Library Director, Andrea Placher, at 701.774.8805 or andreap@ci.williston.nd.us.

For more information on the Williston Community Library, please visit www.willistonndlibrary.com. Follow the Williston Community Library on Facebook and Instagram (@willistoncommunitylibrary), and YouTube (@Williston Community Library – Williston, ND).

The Williston Community Library is located at 1302 Davidson Drive, Williston, ND 58801.