PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System will host launch parties for the Summer Reading Program next week.
The theme for this year’s program is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path.”
A speaker from Olympic National Park will talk about ways to safely enjoy the outdoors in a program oriented toward elementary school students.
Parties are set for:
• Forks, in Tillicum Park, Tillicum Lane, at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
• Sequim, in the field behind the Sequim Branch Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
• Port Angeles, in the outside children’s area at the main branch library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 2 p.m. Thursday.
The libraries will conduct free art, science and literacy activities for all ages throughout the summer.