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 Whether keeping track of the amount of time your children spend reading or the number of books they have read this summer, children who join the summer reading program keep their minds active and enter school in the fall ready to learn and ready to succeed.

Check out our "Uncover Treasure @ Your Library" video, directed and produced by Western Carteret Public Library Young Adult Librarian Melissa Bennett. Cinematography by Matthew Wilmot. Starring Western Carteret Public Library teens and staff, Sara Hawley.

 This summer's theme, Dig Into Reading, is about the wonders under our feet- buried treasure, evidence of ancient civilizations, insects, dinosaur bones, and more. We hope that you and your family enjoy looking at books and reading together and that you discover the treasures of your library.

Bogue Banks Public Library

Down East Public Library

702 Hwy 70 E. Otway
Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: (252) 728 - 1333

320 Salter Path Road, Suite W
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
Phone: (252) 247-4660

Carteret County Public Library

Newport Public Library

1702 Live Oak Street, Suite 100
Beaufort, NC 28516-6139
Phone: (252) 728-2050

210 Howard Blvd.
Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 223-5108



Western Carteret Public Library

230 Taylor Notion Road
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Phone: (252) 393-6500


Also available this summer:

Coming soon: Gnoming-Around-Town Photo Album

Storytelling Festival Summer Film Fest
Printable Activities Adult Summer Reading Program

The Importance of Summer Reading
Watch the video at right to see why summer reading programs are key to preventing children from losing reading achievements over the summer months.


For more information about summer learning loss, visit http://gradelevelreading.net/our-work/summer-learning-loss.