Summer reading programs are not just for kids.
Every year my local library hosts a special kind of program for its’ adult patrons. They call it ARKS which stands for Adults Reading Kids Stuff. It is something I look forward to every summer.
The basic idea is obvious from the title. The program challenges participants to read a variety of genres all found in the children’s section of the library. And even better, they give out prizes when you do.
Besides taking me back to my childhood days of summer reading, I have benefited from this program in two main ways: