BINGO — Manistee County Libraries’ youth summer reading program

“BINGO!” is the word and books are the prizes at the Manistee County Libraries this week.

Kids are playing the classic game and winning their pick of hundreds of books at all six branches as part of the youth summer reading program.

Noah Richards, 5, of Manistee, selects a book after winning Bingo. (David Navadeh/News Advocate)

Noah Richards, 5, of Manistee, selects a book after winning Bingo. (David Navadeh/News Advocate)

Anna Chandler, 12, of Manistee, places a marker on her Bingo board. (David Navadeh/News Advocate)

Anna Chandler, 12, of Manistee, places a marker on her Bingo board. (David Navadeh/News Advocate)

“I want to make sure everyone gets at least one book,” Andrea Cosier, head of youth services, said Tuesday at the Manistee branch. For additional Bingos, she gave bags of candy.

“The summer reading program gives kids something to look forward to during the long summer,” said Sally Somsel, of Manistee, who accompanied her children, Kate, 7, and Will, 8, at the Manistee branch. “It’s great to get the kids down to the library because there are a lot of great events for kids and good prizes for reading. There’s really a wide variety of stuff.”

“Book Bingo” will be held today at Bear Lake and Kaleva, and Thursday at Onekama and Wellston.

Also this week, kids can attend “Lab Science” with West Shore Medical Center lab technicians talking about the science of blood. Sessions will be held today at Onekama and Manistee, and Thursday at Bear Lake.

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Posted by David Navadeh

David is a summer intern for the News Advocate. You can reach him at (231) 398-3114 or dnavadeh@pioneergroup.com.