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Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock!

Jun 21st, 2018 at 9:06 AM

It's summertime and Libraries Rock! Whether you are a kid or a grown up, we have reading prizes, library programs, and summer fun for you. You were going to read something this summer anyway, right? Why not register and enjoy a prize or two? Children ages birth to 12 can read or be read to at least 10 minutes a day. Tweens and teens ages 9 - 18 just tell us what book or books they read and what they thought about it. And yes, ages 9 to 12 can choose to do both programs! Adults of all ages also tell us what they read, and are eligible for great prize drawings. Come to our Circulation Desk and we'll help you get started on our summer reading program!

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June Kindness Project: Support Our Troops

Jun 5th, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Throughout the month of June the Gates Public Library will be collecting donations on behalf of SupportOurTroops.org. These donations will be given to American servicemen and servicewomen who are deployed overseas. Donations can be left in the red, white, and blue box near the coffee bar, or dropped off at the "Ask Here" desk. The following items are needed: Phone Cards* Visa and MasterCard Gift Cards* iTunes Gift Cards* Ear Buds USB Flash Drives AA and AAA Batteries CDs and DVDs Beef Jerky and Slim Jims Powdered Drink Mix (To flavor local water) Gum, Breath Mints, and Candy Personal Care Items (Men's and Women's Razors, Feminine Products, Lip Balm, Dental Floss, Lip Balm, Foot Powder, Etc.) * These items should be left at the "Ask Here" desk.

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