Entertainment

Espresso yourself with some hot reads

Grownups like to share their love of reading, and win prizes too.

Library staff members were inspired to create an Adult Reading Program because of the longstanding successful Summer Reading Club program for children.

“Adults often comment on the activities and contests associated with the children’s Summer Reading Club, wishing we offered something similar for adults,” said Sharon Walker, library manager. “We thought that it could be a lot of fun to offer such a program and that it was about time adults were rewarded for their reading too.”

 This year there is a hot beverage theme to the program. Just like the children’s Summer Reading Club, Hot Reads for Cold Nights — Adult Reading Program features fun games, special events, and an opportunity to share book reviews (espresso yourself).

Need some reading suggestions? Attend the adult reading program kick-off event on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. Virginia and Sharon — also known as the Book Baristas — will serve up hot, fresh reads along with coffee, tea and prizes. The Adult Reading Program is designed to be flexible enough to fit in with busy schedules.

Readers can start the program anytime between Jan. 29 and March 19 and they can enter the contests whenever they show their mugs (pun intended) at the Sidney/North Saanich branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

 For more information, call 250-656-0944.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

One last holdup on B.C. railway tracks
 
Police give chase to stolen truck
 
The Best and Worst Movies To Watch This Halloween (VIDEO)
Love of Islands expressed in music
 
Musician inpsired by Island life
 
It’s difficult to create terror in an audience at Qualicum Beach
Summer sizzle
 
Documentary depicts the universal story between a father and son
 
Skylight opens a window on conflicting ideologies

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.