Local Kids Jump on Big Rigs to Start Up Summer Reading Program

Summertime means swimming, and hiking, and lots of other outdoor activities.

But it also means encouraging your children to read.

So Wednesday, Bryan's Clara B. Mounce Library and the Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley kicked off the Summer Reading Program.

The Big Rig Event featured fire trucks for kids to explore, 18-wheelers where you could jump up in the cab and toot the horn, and even Moonbounces to release some of that kid energy.

Librarians are encouraging kids and their parents to read this summer.

Librarian Bobbee Pennington says, "If a child sees you reading at home, so adults join the Summer Reading Club, that's really important for their summer reading success."

The Summer Reading Program includes a number of events at the Bryan and College Station libraries throughout the summer.

Check it out, and remember that reading, and reading to your children help kids become better students.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 210321581 - kbtx.com/a?a=210321581
Gray Television, Inc.