captured the library's summer reading program theme, "Wrapped Up In
Cathleen Villapudua, 12, was a multiple winner. She won the
writing contest for her paper titled "The Mummy's Tomb" and picked up
another win in the art contest's best use of color.
Children's librarian Ericka Carr welcomed the youngsters, 5 to 13,
to the party by congra- tulating them on turning in six book reports,
which earned them an invitation to the Wednesday afternoon
"Give yourself a pat on the back," she said.
Sunjoo Yeo, said her daughter Rachel, 8, has been reading since
she was 4.
"We used to join other programs in Glendale, but I love these
programs," Yeo said. "This is the best program in the area."
Yeo, who taught Rachel to read, said her daughter loves science
books and anything about Egypt.
During the school year, Joice Kim's two children, Nahre, 8, and
John 6, can hardly wait for the weekend, she said.
"But now," she said, "they like Wednesdays, and looked forward to
the 3 p.m. summer reading program."