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Detroit Lakes Public Library summer reading program participants Amara Sonneman, 9, Samantha Dahl, 7, and Ava Sonneman, 10, sift through sand for hidden gems during a rock picking presentation at the library Thursday afternoon. BRIAN BASHAM/RECORD

Library programs available for kids of all ages

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Though some may be tempted to shut their books at the end of the school year and leave them closed until the first day of class comes around again, the Detroit Lakes Public Library is offering some fun programs to inspire kids and adults alike to continue reading over the summer months.


Librarian Dotz Johnson has been involved with the children’s program at the library since 1998, and she said it’s difficult to pinpoint an exact time that the summer reading program began.

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