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This year we are hosting two exciting Summer Reading Clubs.

The TD Summer Reading Club, with registration beginning June 25 and running until August 22, is aimed at ages 3 – 13 years. TD Summer Reading Club participants will be invited to a very special pre-historic party, with Club Rex, on August 22, 2018.

We are also hosting our first ever, Teen Instagram Summer Reading Club, also running June 25 to August 22, for ages 14-19 years. To register for the Teen Instagram Summer Reading Club, just follow the Teen Summer Reading Club on Instagram for weekly photography challenges. There will be lots of amazing prizes: @PortColborneLib.

For more information on all the fun craft programs running this summer, check out our Summer 2018 Activities for Kids. For a quick glance, check out the Summer 2018 Activities for Kids Calendar.


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E-Resources for Teens


Teen Reads Dot Com Logo LinkThe popular teen-books website Teenreads.com offers teens everything from book reviews and author information to contests, polls and a blog, plus reading lists like “Adult Books You Want to Read” and the “Ultimate Teen Reading List.” Founded in 1997 as part of the Book Report Network, it draws 300,000 visitors per month  Check out their Ultimate Reading List and get reading!

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TumbleBook Cloud —  for teens and young adults.  This online collection contains ebooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, audio books, and National Geographic videos. Read online from your computer or from any mobile device. Read reviews, write reviews. Enjoy reading on the cloud.

 Red Cross Babysitting CourseCanadian Red Cross logo

Friday, July 13, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

$40.00 – cash or cheque

Must pre-register at the Port Colborne Public Library. Ages 11 & up, must produce proof of child’s age when registering.

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Forest of Reading – Red Maple

TitlRed Maple Award logoes are available in the Young Adult Section.

2018 Red Maple Nominees

2018 Red Maple Fiction Winner – THE WINNOWING by Vikki VanSickle