Library's summer programs have activities for all ages

Children, teens and adults will explore health, fitness and games this summer as B.S. Ricks Memorial Library presents the “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” summer library program.
The summer programs will feature activities for all ages:
Programs for elementary aged children will be every Wednesday in June at 10:30 a.m. Activities include storytime, games from around the world, competitions and presentations from professionals about their careers and ways to stay physically and mentally healthy.
Middle and High 
School Students
Programs for middle school and high school students will take place every Thursday in June and July from 5-7 p.m. Teens will give speed book talks and vote on which books make it to the next level in Battle of the Books. 
Teen game nights will be on Thursday, June 9 and Thursday July 14. Teens wil run races, play charades and compete in dance competitions. 
For more information call the library at 746-5557 or email Lauren Woodliff at
The summer library program is not just for youth. Adults who participate will read a book of their choice and write a short review of the book.
Once the reviews are in, there will be a drawing for prizes. 
On June 13 at 1 p.m. the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be hosting an education and awareness workshop at the Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at the library. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
All programs or free and open to the public. 
For more details call 746-5557.