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Letter to the Editor | Successful summer for Jack Russell Memorial Library in Hartford | By Shari Purman

To the Editor,

The Jack Russell Memorial Library of Hartford just wrapped up its’ 10 week 2019 Summer Learning Challenge: Read, Discover, Create –“A Universe of Stories” for area children and teens. This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Hartford Library and encouraged recreational learning and library usage. Again, this program was a great success with over 800 individuals birth to 18 years old participating.

Jack Russell Memorial Library, Hartford

Throughout the summer youth participated in many wonderful activities which included 10,281 number of days discovering, 9,786 days spent creating, and 546,000 minutes reading! 303 participants completed all 3 of their goals for the summer. The super fun finale on August 6 included outside carnival fun activities including an obstacle course, face painting and games, door prizes, pieing the librarians and delicious ice cream from Scoop DeVille.

I would like to especially thank Asst. Director a & Youth Services Librarian Jessica Manogue and her staff for organizing and running this outstanding summer activity for the Hartford community. I would also like to thank the Friends of the Hartford Library, First National Bank – Hartford for their donation which provided a free book for all participants and for their staff in helping with the finale , Scoop DeVille for the delicious ice cream , and all the merchants who donated items for prizes throughout the summer.

We could not do it without the community support.

I am so proud of this wonderful summer program for the youth and children of Hartford as well as all the offerings that the Jack Russell Memorial Library has for all ages throughout the year. Stop by and discover new activities and books as we continue to make the Jack Russell Memorial Library “Your Doorway to Discovery.”

 

Thank you,
Shari Purman
JRML Board President

 

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