Oceans of Possibility Await Blaine County Readers This Summer


May 18, 2022

A signature piece in the Oceans of Possibilities thematic décor is a coral reef created by Kelsey Buhmann Brown. Constructed from tissue paper, pool noodles, dyed coffee filters, packing peanuts, floral mesh, and plastic leis, the soft sculpture sits on a base made of discarded boxes and held together with "tons of tape."

With the school year winding down, many educators express concern about "summer slide," the decline of skills developed during the previous school year when they don't get practiced. Without available summer programs-especially in reading-students are academically vulnerable. Thankfully, due to Summer Reading Library Grants from the Town Pump Charitable Foundation, two libraries in Blaine County will have support for ensuring that youth continue to learn, read, and explore Oceans of Possibilities. The oceanography theme was selected by the Collaborative Summer Library Program for 2022's summer...

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