Summer Reading Program to feature performer Julie Austin

Henderson Libraries to host Austin for sing-a-long event July 29

HENDERSON, Nev. – Henderson Libraries is encouraging locals of all ages to “make a splash” this summer with its 2010 Summer Reading Program, and to help get kids and their parents involved, children’s performer Julie Austin will host a sing-a-long Thursday, July 29.     

Known for her use of song, dance and movement, Austin keeps audience members singing and moving during her performances across the state. She’ll perform for children and their families at 9:30 a.m. at the Galleria Library – located in the Galleria at Sunset at 1300 W. Sunset Road, just off I-515.

The Libraries’ annual program offers incentives for children, teens and adults. The Summer Reading Program lasts from June 5 through Aug. 7. Kids age 11 and younger will take part in the “Make a splash at your library” reading program, while youth age 12-18 will take part in the “Make waves” program and adults ages 18 and older will take part in the “Dive into reading at your library” reading program. Themed programs will be offered for all age groups throughout the summer months as part of the program.

Established in 1943 as a single library in Downtown Henderson, Henderson Libraries operates six locations throughout Henderson. Henderson Libraries cooperates with other public libraries in Southern Nevada, the Nevada System of Higher Education, the Clark County School District and all other libraries around the state to provide quality service for Nevada’s residents.

For more information on Henderson Libraries and its many services and resources, visit or call 702-492-6581.