2014 Summer Reading Program registrations at local public libraries top all-time records!

Summer Reading Program registrations at Lancaster Public Libraries broke last year’s totals.  This year’s children’s theme, “Fizz, Boom, Read” and the teen theme, “Spark a Reaction”” have drawn record-breaking registrations for all levels of participation.  The following statistics reflect participation over the Summer Reading Program’s ten-week period:

  •  24,333 youth signed up for the reading program.
  •  14,304 youth completed the reading program.
  •  38,009 children and parents attended 1,314 summer learning events.
  •  121,290 books read by youth
  •  6,808,895 minutes read by youth

Public Libraries in the county experienced a 17% increase in youth signing up in 2014 vs. 2013.   They also experienced a 25% increase in youth completing the program in 2014 vs. 2013.

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