Summer Reading Program Begins at the Muskegon Area District Library

MUSKEGON, MI — The Muskegon Area District Library, MADL, kicks off its annual Summer Reading Program starting June 13 and ending in August. Libraries across the nation encourage children, youth, and families to keep reading during the summer to help children maintain their reading skills.

All ages can participate in entertaining programs and have the chance to win fantastic prizes by joining the program and tracking their reading. The public is invited to join in many fun and special summer events at their local library, including movies, games, music, books, and something for everyone.

Families can choose multiple locations, to enjoy the free programs repeated at MADL branches. Magic, animals, music, games, and crafts are offered. A variety of great Teen programs are planned where they can hang out with friends in great new completely renovated spaces. A complete schedule of live entertainment at branches includes Maciek the Magician, John Ball Traveling Zoo, music with Rick Kelly and the Outdoor Discovery Center as follows:

Mondays:       10:30 am Montague Branch
                          1:00 pm Holton Branch
                          3:00 pm Dalton Branch
Tuesdays:      10:30 am Ravenna Branch
                          1:00 pm Egelston Branch
                          3:00 pm Muskegon Heights Branch
Wednesdays: 10:30 am North Muskegon Branch
                          1:00 pm Muskegon Township Branch
                          3:00 pm Norton Shores Branch

Special Juneteenth programs will also be held:
June 16 – Story Trail Celebration, Bethlehem Park, Muskegon Heights
June 19 – Community Celebration exhibitor, Mona Lake Park, Muskegon Heights
June 22 – Juneteenth 101, panel discussion with local educators, Norton Shores branch

For a complete list of summer reading programs, visit, Reading