Summer Reading Program

Event Location

Tribal Library

1003 Chamber Loop

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

Phone: (580) 310-6477

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Event Date(s):

6/4/2018 - 8/3/2018

Event Details:

The Chickasaw Tribal Library Summer Reading Program will take place Monday, June 4, through Friday, Aug. 3.

This program is available for Chickasaw youth, ages 7-16, living in the 74820/74821 ZIP code, or Chickasaw youth, ages 7-16, whose parents work in the 74820/74821 ZIP code.

The theme for this year’s summer reading program is “Libraries Rock.” A take-home reading project is available for participants.

Prizes are awarded for most read books. Prizes include McSwain Theatre tickets, Lazer Zone tickets and new books for children and young adults. Along with the take-home reading project, rock-painting for children will also be available.

The Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture will have a book-drawing available for anyone researching at the facility, June 4 and Aug. 3.

In addition, Native artist Jason Burwell will be playing flute music at the Center for the Study of Chickasaw History and Culture Friday, July 13, at 1 p.m. Live entertainment will be available as the program progresses.

To register for the summer reading program, bring a Chickasaw CDIB or tribal citizenship card, along with proof of residence.

Participants will receive a library card and can check out up to five books at a time, completing a short log summarizing each story, along with what they found meaningful.

Registration is available until the final week of the program, which will conclude Friday, Aug. 4. Winners will be announced and contacted the following Monday.

For more information, contact the tribal library at (580) 310-6477.

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Last Updated: 07/10/2018