Why is Summer Reading Important?
We all know that summer is a time for relaxation and fun; however, it's also important to keep your brain active and to prepare for the new school year! Contra Costa County Library is proud to offer Summer Reading for all ages. The best part is it's FREE. According to the American Library Association, the benefits to readers in a summer reading program include:
- encouragement that reading become a lifelong habit
- reluctant readers can be drawn in by the activities
- reading over the summer helps children keep their skills up
- the program can generate interest in the library and books