Growing a young reader starts early, and the same goes for building a love of nature. You can accomplish both at the Rock Island Public Library's Hug-a-Book Grow event on Earth Day.
Celebrate Earth Day by “Growing” a Young Reader
Growing a young reader starts early, and the same goes for building a love of nature. To build both, the Rock Island Public Library will host Hug-a-Book Grow, a free event on Earth Day for preschoolers and their families.
The spring Hug-A-Book event is Saturday, April 22, from 11 am to noon at the Rock Island Public Library Watts-Midtown Branch, 2715 30th Street. Preschoolers ages 2 to 5 and their families will participate in a planting activity, play, and other fun activities designed to build a love of books. To encourage reading at home, each child attending may pick out a free book and Hug-A-Book bag.
The event is free and open to all, and does not require registration. Hug-A-Book is funded by the Merrill Harris Memorial of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. Hug-A-Book is the Rock Island Library’s signature early learning series, offered for more than 25 years to help grow young readers.
For more events and services at the Rock Island Public Library, visit the library website, call 309-732-READ, or follow Rock Island Public Library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.