WORDS Summer of Kindness for 2016 - Community Events

Albany Public Library Summer Reading Program

Albany Public Library’s (APL) Summer Reading program is expecting over 1,000 participants this summer. Over 200 programs run at all seven APL locations encouraging youth to keep reading over the summer. To be eligible for our bike giveaways, youth must be registered for APL’s Summer Reading Program. Upon registration, they will get one lottery ticket to be entered in a drawing (must be registered by June 27th) . There will be additional drawings at the annual Summer Fest on July 11th at the Delaware Branch, at the end of July, and on August 14th. For more information please contact Amy McLaughlin at 518-427-4334.

Other Events

Throughout the summer, campers will have the opportunity to participate in several community events. The camps will host visits from local community leaders who will speak with the campers about the WORDS spirit of inclusiveness and respect.