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Wheatfield Library sends thanks to summer reading friends


This year’s “Dream Big, Read” Summer Reading Program for kids and “Books for Bucks: Own the Night” Summer Reading Program for teens were both a huge success, and we’d like to take this time to congratulate the prize winners for both programs.

Winning participants in the library’s Dream Big, Read Program are Kailyn Elturk, who won Deep River Waterpark tickets, Tate Hildebrandt, who won a Slip-n-Slide, Avery Misch, winner of a bookbag, puzzle and t-shirt, Steve Richardson, winner of the Build-a-Bear giftcard, and Evan Witt, winner of a sleeping bag and lantern.

In the “Books for Bucks: Own the Night” grade 5-12 category congratulations goes our to weekly $10 cash prize winners, Haylie Beidron, Laura Odle, Jessica Jones, Robbie Hofferth, and Antonio Porras. Alyssa Foreman won the $25 cash prize and Callee Richardson won the Nook Simple Touch e-reader.

Our Summer Reading Programs would not be possible without the support of our local businesses. This year’s cash and coupon donations from the Friends of the Wheatfield Library, Wheatfield Grain Holding Company, T-mart, Bierma Hardware, First Trust Credit Union, Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce, DeMotte State Bank,  Boersma Funeral Home, Marcella’s Pizzeria, Schnick’s Good Eats, Movie Madness, Piggies-n-Cream, Family Express, Quiznos of Wheatfield, and Build-a-Bear Organization made this year’s Summer Reading Programs for both young children and teens a great success, and we extend our sincerest thanks to everyone for their generous donations.

Thanks again to all area businesses that helped to make the Summer Reading Program such a hit!