June – July 2014
The theme of the Young Adult Summer Reading Program is “Spark a Reaction.” Registration for students entering grades 6-12 in September opens June 2 at the Leach Library main desk. The program runs June 2 – Aug. 14. For every book of at least 80 pages read by 8 p.m. Aug. 11, participants can complete a raffle slip for a prize drawing. Students entering grades 6-8 at Londonderry Middle School who read 12 books by Sept. 6 earn a certificate to give to their English teacher for extra credit or a homework pass. The program includes evening meetings and movie nights.
The second annual Evening of Thanks & Giving: A Gala talent showcase and auction to benefit homeless families served by Family Promise of Greater Rockingham County is Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Atkinson Country Club, Atkinson. Youngsters ages 5-18 are invited to perform. A 2-minute audition video should be sent to: email@example.com, or to Family Promise Greater Rockingham County, Attn: Talent search committee, 145 Hampstead Road, Derry NH, 03038. Include: name, address, phone number, date of birth, and name of legal guardian who is available to attend the event. Submission deadline is July 30. For details, visit: familypromisegrc.org.