May 16, 2012

Summer Reading

"The library in summer is the most wonderful thing because there you get books on any subject and read them each for only as long as they hold your interest, abandoning any that don't, halfway or a quarter of the way through if you like, and store up all that knowledge in the happy corners of your mind for your own self and not to show off how much you know ..."
- Polly Horvath, My One Hundred Adventures

With barely a dozen days left of the school year, many are dreaming of a relaxing summer.  Others have already begun to make summer plans - trips to the pool, family vacations, summer camps, summer school, etc.  I would like to suggest that before your schedule is completely filled, chisel out a bit of time to read.  As the quote (above) suggests, summer is your chance to read exactly what you want! 

The public library is a great option for your reading needs as is the school library.  This summer, you can check out books at LMS during the month of June on Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Just in case you don't have books on your summer reading list, here are a few I read (or re-read) this year that might be worth your consideration: