The Milton Public Library Children & Teen Summer Reading Program has come to an end, and winners have received some great prizes for their reading efforts. The ending program was held July 29. There were a total of 243 participant sign-ups with 157 participants who completed the program of eight hours or more of reading. The program participants read a total of 4,795 books with 2,092.15 hours recorded.
Celebrating the success of the program are in back (l-r) Mary Catherine Hopkins, director; Teague Olewiler; Sadie Davis; Glen Lammey; Kalen Stevenson; Brittany Cannon; Chloe Duckworth; and Beverly Marvel, Youth Services coordinator.
In front are Charlotte Olewiler, Ellie Davis, Sarah Rowley, Aidan Hudson, Alex Rowley, Cori Fox, Kayla Kiker, Colby Fox and Kiley Fox. Not pictured are winners Alana Burgess, Brody Douglas, Rebecca Hudson, Brandon Gomez, Rocco Abercrombie, Derek Diaz and Savannah Sistrunk.
Summer Reading Program sponsors for 2104 were Midway Rita's, Lewes Dairy Queen, Lewes Sno Yo, Milton Subway, McDonald's, The Backyard, Sweet Frog, Milton Domino's Pizza, Milton Ace Hardware, Amtrak, Functional Chiropractic, Short Funeral Services, Bill & Connie Fisher, Herr's, Delmarva Shorebirds, Friends of the Milton Public Library, Delaware Division of Libraries, Milton Public Library & Library Staff.