Generations Magazine - ExcerciseYourReading_image1Boost your brain by joining the Hawai‘i State Public Library System’s 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program from June 5 to July 16. Build your brainpower and commit to deep reading 20 minutes daily. Studies have shown that reading reduces stress, makes you a better speaker and keeps your thinking sharp.

How to Participate

• Visit any of the 50 public librariesto sign up and receive a program guide.
• Read at least 20 minutes daily — books, magazines, e-books, e-magazines — to exercise your brain and earn free incentives.
• Complete four out of six weeks and receive a free puzzle or adult coloring book.
• Enter lucky prize drawings.

Disconnect to Reconnect

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Beverly C. Wong, a retired secretary with 40 years of combined public service on O‘ahu, loves the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library and reading, which both help to keep her brain fit. Photo by Paul Mark

Take up the challenge and turn off the television, video games and other electronic devices. Make reading a family affair and bring your grandchildren to the library each week. Everyone from keiki to ku¯puna can join the Summer Reading Program. Entertaining and educational programs will be held throughout the summer.

Visit online for updates and information about the HSPLS Summer Reading Program.

Public libraries statewide provide free multicultural, year-round programs that encourage reading and lifelong learning for all ages. Contact the hosting library for more information.

Mahalo to the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i and the 2016 Summer Reading Sponsors!


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