The Rockbridge Regional Library opens its summer reading program next week with Roanoke Children’s Theatre performances of “Stuart Little,” an adaptation of the book by E.B. White.
Stuart will jump off the page and onto the stage at four area locations Wednesday and Thursday, June 19-20.
Wednesday, at 11 a.m., he will be at the Goshen Public Library at 11 a.m. and at the Lexington Presbyterian Church at 3 p.m. Thursday he will be at the Glasgow Public Library at 11 a.m. and the Maury River Senior Center in Buena Vista at 3 p.m.
The performances will launch the “Dig Into Reading” summer reading program. Children who sign up for the program receive a free book and can earn free ice cream by reading 20 minutes each day.
The weekly schedule at the Lexington library includes storytime with Mr. Ryan (Congdon) for ages 0-5 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. June 19 through July 24; activities and crafts with Mr. Ryan for ages 3-11 Wednesdays at 3 p.m. June 19 through July 24; and the Kids Read Book Club for ages 8-12 on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. June 25 through July 16. Children must register in advance.
The Rockbridge Regional Library serves the counties of Bath and Rockbridge and the cities of Buena Vista and Lexington with five branch libraries and a bookmobile. The library is a United Way agency.