Welcome to Birmingham Public Library's 2008 Summer Reading Program all about cute, icky, scary, beautiful, wacky and weird bugs!

Read the guidelines, register and get ready to get buggy.

And don't forget to send us your favorite photos. Your snapshot could be chosen as the favorite pic of the week.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Free while supplies last

Summer Reading Backpack
Register online or at your local library for BPL's Summer Reading Program. Then read and record your first book in your Catch the Reading Bug reading log and receive a special summer reading backsack.

Hurry and get yours while supplies last!

My Favorite Bug....

walking stick pic
My favorite bug as a child was the walking stick - not quite as scary as the praying mantis! My sister did not like them nearly as much!

See the Encylopedia Brittanica article - orthopterans

For a book on these insects (found in Alabama!) see below

Help Catch the Summer Reading Bug!!

Spider and the Fly
Get caught up in catching the Reading Bug at the
Youth Department of the Central Library this summer!