Back Mountain, Osterhout libraries team up for program with JCC Day Camp


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The Osterhout Free Library and Back Mountain Memorial Library have joined to offer a summer reading program at the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center’s Day Camp. Pictured, from left, are Rick Evans, JCC Camp Director; Rachel Ahern; Elaine Rash, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant; Sara Pisarz, Assistant JCC Camp Director; and Janet Bauman, Children’s Librarian, Back Mountain Memorial Library.


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HARVEYS LAKE — The Osterhout Free Library and Back Mountain Memorial Library have joined to offer a summer reading program at the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center’s Day Camp for children ages 2 through seventh grade.

The Summer Reading Program will be held at the JCC camp site over an eight-week period and the campers will attend events at the Back Mountain Memorial Library with transportation provided by the day camp.

The camp program will run as a parallel to the local libraries’ programs with reading logs provided.

The reading program is being coordinated by Mary Ann Yonki, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant, and directed by Elaine Rash, Youth Services Coordinator at Osterhout Free Library; Janet Bauman, Children’s Librarian at Back Mountain Memorial Library; and Rick Evans, JCC Day Camp and Development Director.

The program is supported by the United Way of Wyoming Valley’s Campaign for Grade Level Reading.

For more information on the JCC Day Camps call Evans at 570-639-1887.

The Osterhout Free Library and Back Mountain Memorial Library have joined to offer a summer reading program at the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center’s Day Camp. Pictured, from left, are Rick Evans, JCC Camp Director; Rachel Ahern; Elaine Rash, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant; Sara Pisarz, Assistant JCC Camp Director; and Janet Bauman, Children’s Librarian, Back Mountain Memorial Library.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_JCC-WB-Library-5.jpgThe Osterhout Free Library and Back Mountain Memorial Library have joined to offer a summer reading program at the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center’s Day Camp. Pictured, from left, are Rick Evans, JCC Camp Director; Rachel Ahern; Elaine Rash, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant; Sara Pisarz, Assistant JCC Camp Director; and Janet Bauman, Children’s Librarian, Back Mountain Memorial Library. Submitted photo

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Information provided by the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center.

Information provided by the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center.

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