Erika Verigin and Victoria Francis are returning as coordinators for Summer Reading Club 2017 at the Castlegar Public Library. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Erika Verigin and Victoria Francis are returning as coordinators for Summer Reading Club 2017 at the Castlegar Public Library. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Summer Reading Club registration opens Wednesday

Registration for Summer Reading Club 2017 at the Castlegar Public Library opens Wednesday, June 21.

Registration for this year’s Summer Reading Club at the Castlegar Public Library opens on Wednesday, June 21 and this year’s coordinators are urging parents to register as soon as possible.

Erika Verigin and Victoria Francis were also coordinators for last year’s program, and they say that registration for the K-1 group usually fills up on the first day and overall spots tend to fill up fast.

Parents can register online at eventbrite.ca/e/castlegar-district-public-library-summer-reading-club-registration-2017-tickets-16753768974 or in person at the library starting June 21 at 10 a.m.

Verigin and Francis recommend registering online so you don’t have to stand in line and you can register your children as soon as possible.

This year the Summer Reading Club’s theme is “Walk on the Wild Side” and every week kids aged three to 14-years-old can come out and enjoy games, crafts, guest speakers book and prizes that are animal and nature themed.

“And this is our second year doing it, so it’s going to be bigger and better,” says Verigin.

The two coordinators also wanted to point out that the program offers age appropriate activities for kids in their tweens.

Summer Reading Club is a free program that starts the first week of July and ends the third week of August. You can find more information on the Castlegar Summer Reading Club Facebook page.