There was a surprise ending to a poster contest geared at getting youths to read. Bowie Baysox officials found a creative way reveal the winner at Crofton Middle School.
A Crofton Middle School student’s artistic abilities won her a chance to show off her athletic agility at an upcoming Bowie Baysox game. Seventh-grader Caroline Kerr won the Baysox Read and Hit a Home Run poster contest. Caroline designed a poster to motivate fellow youths to read and win tickets to Bowie Baysox games. Baysox mascot “Louie” stopped by the middle school to help surprise Caroline with the news. VIDEO: Bowie Baysox representative Kate Milstead reads a poem to surprise Crofton Middle School’s Caroline Kerr. The Read and Hit a Home Run program rewards students with one free ticket for every four books they read. Caroline will throw out the first pitch at a Baysox game on May 5.
Crofton Library kicks off the county's summer reading program Wednesday and Thursday using the theme “One World – Many Stories,” the county library offers special prizes, events and book lists for kids of all ages this summer.
Though the school year is winding down, the county library is just gearing up for its free annual summer reading program for children of all ages. “Kids entering grade 12 and younger are invited to stop by their local library this summer and join the 2011 Summer Reading Club,” said Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) spokesperson Laurie Hayes. “Students can sign up anytime, at any branch.” Kickoff Event Wednesday, June 22 from 2 to 4 pm Thursday, June 23 from 2 to 4 pm Go Green with Pam and Rascal! Tuesday, June 28 at 9:30 and 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Rocknosceros! Wednesday, July 6 from 7 to 8 pm Things that Go Boom! Monday, July 11 at 1:30, 3:30 and 7 pm One World, Many Story Songs Thursday, July 21 at 1:30, 3:30 and 7 pm Books! The …