Summer Reading programs at the libraries in Rock Port, Tarkio and Fairfax starts this week. The programs will run for four weeks. This summer’s reading program, “The Universe!” Readers will learn about planets, stars, moons, the sun, space exploration, and astronauts.

The schedule is as follows:

Wednesdays: June 19, 26 and July 10, 17. Ages 3 and 4 will meet at 9:30 a.m., followed by ages 5 and 6 (preK – finished kindergarten) at 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays: June 20, 27 and July 11, 18. Readers who have completed grades 1 and 2 will meet at 9:30 a.m., and readers who have completed grades 3 and 4 will meet at 10:30 a.m. There are no programs the week of July 4. 

Details about the programs are available by visiting or calling your local library or check the library’s website at

Library Director Janice Rosenbohm wants parents and grandparents to know “this is a wonderful opportunity for your children to enjoy being in the library. They will benefit from engaging with the wonderful volunteers who will present fun-filled, fact-filled events.” 

Make plans to join the fun by visiting the library or calling: Rock Port – 660-744-5404, Tarkio – 660-736-5832, or Fairfax – 660-686-2204.