Library: summer reading programs not just for kids

BY KATHERINE MURRAY
WEEKLY REPORTER

O’FALLON – Summer reading fun isn’t just for children. The O’Fallon Public Library is pleased to present their fourth annual Adult Summer Reading Challenge for anyone ages eighteen and over. Assistant Director and adult services coordinator Ryan Johnson says one of the biggest challenges is drawing adults in to the experience.

“We have found with adults and teens, they prefer a more low-key approach than the kids’ programs. We tried to select challenges that didn’t have a lot of friction,” said Johnson.

Participants have their choice of three methods of entering the challenge. The first asks participants to post something library-related to their social media accounts—Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. It could be a photo of the book you just picked up from the library, or a quick update on a library event you attended. Make sure to tag the library so they can see it.

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