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Library ends successful summer reading program
Ceres Library to host health screenings during Aug. 14 Lego Day
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The Ceres Library has seen great participation in the summer reading program, which ended Saturday, said Ceres Librarian Carol Blomquist.

The Friends of the Ceres Library will give away a girl's and boy's bicycle in a drawing for participants of the summer reading program. Only children aged 12 or less who completed logs in the program are eligible for the drawing.

Teens who completed a bingo card will be eligible to win a Nook HD.

Adults who participated in the program have a chance to win themed-prize baskets and go on to the county drawing to win a tablet and an Amazon gift certificate.

Blomquist reported the library will see a number of activities in August. Craft events at the library include a leaf rubbing craft at 3 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 7. Fall is just around the corner so families are invited to come to Ceres Library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 7 to make colorful crayon rubbings of different kinds of leaves to create a festive fall collage. Children under four are welcome to participate, but must have direct adult supervision.

A thumbprint craft will be offered at 3 p.m. on Thusday, Aug. 21.

Lego Days will be offered at 3 p.m. on Thursdays, August 14 and August 28. During the Thursday, Aug. 14 Lego play session, the San Joaquin College will offer a health fair. From 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. blood pressure checks and vital sign checks will be offered as will time in a massage chair. United Way will be present to hand out information on Covered California and the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Story times will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in August.

For more information, call the Ceres Library at 537-8938.