Library program features oceans

Both children and adults are being invited to participate in the William R. “Bill” Ellis Memorial Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Program.

The theme for the summer program is Oceans of Possibilities.

The program will include speakers from the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Mustang Island State Park and Farley Boat Works.

The kids’ programming is designed for kids in kindergarten to 5th grade.

In addition to reading trackers and prizes, the summer agenda will include story times, crafts and speakers.

Adults also are invited to participate in the program with reading challenges. An adult speaker program on Friday, July 29, will cover the history of the art of fish printing, gyotaku.

Registration for the kid and adult programs will be held on Saturday, June 4, at 10 a.m., with a kickoff story time and craft celebrating the oceans.

The first program in Oceans of Possibilities is set for Wednesday, July 6, at 2 p.m. The program will be presented by UTMSI and will feature turtle rescue.

The series will continue through July on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

On Saturday, July 30, the reading program will wrap up with a craft day and awards.

For more information, contact the library at (361) 749-4116.

The library is located at 700 W. Ave. A.

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