Host Greta Anderson speaks with Jerri Heid, Youth Services Coordinator of the Ames Public Library, and Carolyn Jons, co-founder of Raising Readers in Story County< in Story County, about the fun, engaging activities planned for students during summer break. Hear about Firehouse Days, a wearable computer for infants and toddlers that counts utterances, and kids being inspired by science at the Summer Enrichment Camp at the Middle School. VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED! Then, correspondant Kay Puttock brings us Erica Peterson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Story County , our Community Service Appreciation partner for the month of June. When school's out, the Club is "in"! Hear stories of young people whose lives were transformed by having a friendly place to go.
Hey, Kids! Dress up as your favorite superhero and walk with the Bookmobile and Smyles in the July 4th parade. at 11:00 AM.
Online Information Sources:
- Volunteer as a Reading Buddy
- Summer youth activities at the library
- Raising Readers in Story County
- LENA Foundation
- Boys and Girls Club of Story County
Originally broadcast 06/08/2015
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