Memphis libraries add outdoor festivals to summer reading program

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2022 2:38 PM CT | Published: June 03, 2022 2:38 PM CT
<strong>Berlinda Williams-Strong (from left), Christy Kirchner and Kim Fluker test out the children-size reading cubbyholes during a tour of the new Raleigh Library on Dec. 4, 2020, at the Raleigh Springs Civic Center. The library will host an Explore Memphest festival in July.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Berlinda Williams-Strong (from left), Christy Kirchner and Kim Fluker test out the children-size reading cubbyholes during a tour of the new Raleigh Library on Dec. 4, 2020, at the Raleigh Springs Civic Center. The library will host an Explore Memphest festival in July. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The Memphis Library Foundation and Memphis Public Libraries have added something new to their annual summer literacy program: outdoor festivals at five branch libraries.

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Mikayla Higgins

Mikayla Higgins is a Memphis native and current sophomore studying journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is excited to be back home for the summer and to be sharing news with the Memphis community.


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