Young readers are being encouraged to enter a written world of intrigue with Agent 009, this year’s edition of the Edmonton Public Library’s annual summer reading club.
Running through Aug. 22, the popular program is open to children of all ages. Participants receive a casebook, and must read 90 minutes to unlock each of eight clues.
Those who crack the case receive a book bag, and upon solving their fourth and eighth clues are given an entry into the grand prize draw for tickets to a mystery party later this year.
Of course, the library is relying on the junior sleuths to be truthful when filing statements on how much they’ve read.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
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