Build a Better World...at the Bismarck Public Library. The 2017 Children's Summer Reading Program runs from Friday, June 2 until Friday, July 28.
This year's reading program is sponsored by gifts from Kroll's Diner Bismarck Marathon and The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation. We are grateful for all of our sponsors and supporters who have offered reading prizes and other support: The Bismarck Library Foundation, Inc., The Friends of the Bismarck Public Library, Gateway to Science, ND Council on the Arts, American Bank Center, Juke Joint, Sleepy Hollow Theatre and Arts Park, Big Boy, and Scotty's Drive-In.
The 2017 Summer Reading Celebration at the ND Heritage Center is a free event open to the public of all ages. This annual community tradition provides fun activities for children, a low-cost meal, and the opportunity to register for the summer reading program at your local library. Bismarck and Morton Mandan public libraries, as well as the Burleigh County Bookmobile and Morton Mandan Bookmobile, will be in attendance. The event is spread throughout the ND Heritage Center and ND State Library grounds. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2. Highlights this year include Lego Artist Dan Parker and local musician Kittyko!