Chatham public libraries present “a Universe of Stories” for children and teens this summer

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Public Libraries invite children and teens to participate in the Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories” at all Chatham County Public Libraries branches from June 8 through August 17, 2019.

The Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Chatham Community Library, is open to children and teens, ages 2 and up. Readers participate by picking up a reading or activity log at their local library branch and completing 10 activities (for preschoolers) or 10 hours of reading (K-12). All readers who reach the goal will earn a free book and will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a $50 Gift Certificate to a local or online bookseller.

The Summer Reading Program kicks off at the Chatham Community Library on June 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. with a performance of “Aliens: Escape From Earth!” by Science Tellers.  This is a family friendly show for children of ALL ages. Be sure to visit the Friends of the Chatham Community Library at their information table to enter into a drawing for a basket filled with “out of this world” prizes!

Special events will be presented at all Chatham County Public Libraries branches throughout the summer. Be sure to visit our website,, or contact your local library branch for schedules and program information.

All summer library programs are free of charge.For further information about the Summer Reading Program, contact Youth Services at (919) 545-8085 or .