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Libraries offer creative summer activities for youth

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Summer is almost upon us, which leaves parents searching for ways to keep their children active and entertained.  The local public library system holds a number of activites, and today we’ll take a look at what Alachua County Public Libraries have in store with their summer reading programs and events.  Earlier WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Alachua County Library District Marketing and Public Relations Manager Nickie Kortus about their plans to keep kids engaged and reading all summer long.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPAlachuaLibSummerQ&A.mp3]

 Citrus County Public Libraries are also gearing up for a summer of not only reading, but also fun entertainment that includes everything from musical performances by a local teen band, to nature presentations from the Homossassa Springs Wildlife State Park.  WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Citrus County Public Library System Communications Facilitator Sabrina Smith about the programs in store for Citrus County kids and teens.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPCitrusCountyLibQ&A.mp3]

 

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