Kids’ Summer Reading Program , Celebrating Community Heroes’ Day

Wednesday, 10th June 2015 the Friends of the Library Dundee Incorporated and the Dundee Public Library officially kicked off their Summer Reading Program with their first scheduled event for the kids , held at the Dundee Community Center , 605 Lake Marie Drive, Dundee, Florida. Celebrating Community Heroes’ Day, on hand were various saw individuals within our community who are often overlooked by the public in general. Officers from the Polk County Sherriff’s Department and Department of Forestry were there to inform the children of their respective roles within our community. For the children in attendance , it was a fund day, where they got to meet McGruff The Crime Dog , Smokey The Bear and Eric the School Crossing Guard .

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Throughout the morning’s event, not only were the kids interested , but also with a number of the parents in tow as well as the caregivers from a local children’s day care center also keenly took in the information being provided by the presenters. At the end of their presentation, the children were given the opportunity to view a police vehicle , turn on the siren and also to see firsthand one of the large vehicles used by the forestry firefighters when they are at work, fighting forest fires.

Picture gallery. By clicking on an individual frame you can view that picture in a reformatted size alongside a narrative.

Throughout the month of June as part of their schedule of activities , Friends of The Library will be staging a number of events at the Dundee Community Center. It should be noted, each of these events requires the preregistration of a child wishing to attend and it is imperative each individual be registered in advance of a scheduled event. This can be done by simply calling in at the Dundee Public Library or by making a phone call to the number listed below, giving all of the pertinent information required. The next event being staged, will be held on Wednesday, June17th at the Dundee Community Center where the special guest will be a Balloon Artist from Big Idea Balloons. For further information on this event please see to the Facebook pages of Dundee Public Library or Friends of The Library Dundee , events’ scheduled , where all of the pertinent information can be seen.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number (863) 439-9424 :

Friends of the Library Dundee Inc
P O Box 1467
Dundee, FL 33838-1467
Telephone (407) 247-8906


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