Craig education briefs for May 30, 2015: Special school board meeting to be held Thursday
Craig — The Moffat County School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday at the MCSD Administration Building at 775 Yampa Ave.
The main purpose of the meeting is a public hearing regarding the 2015-16 budget, which will be distributed to attendees.
Library Summer Reading Program offers prizes for kids
Moffat County Library’s Summer Reading Program is in full swing and will run through Aug. 7.
The youth program’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Participants color in a star for every 25 pages or for every one book read. There are three levels with 20 boxes, and kids can select a prize at the library for each level completed. Parents can also color one star for every two books read to a child.
The teen program’s theme is “Escape the Ordinary,” and works similarly to the youth program, except that teens check a box for every 100 pages read.
Sign up online or at the library to participate. Access to e-books, magazines and audiobooks is also available online at http://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty.gov. Click “Departments,” then “Library.”
The library will also host its summer Youth Club for ages 8 and up from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Craig library at 570 Green St.
Summer story times will run at 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays at the back of the library.
For more information, call 970-824-5116.
Boys and Girls Club offers summer youth choir
Keri Rusthoi will be directing a summer youth choir at the Craig Boys & Girls Club from 10:30 to 11:30 on Mondays from June 8 to August 17. The choir will perform a concert for the public at the end of the summer.
For more information, contact Kari at the Boys & Girls Club at 970-826-0411.
2:10 a.m. On the 400 block of Washington Street, police in Craig responded to an animal complaint. Craig police said a caller reported being bitten by a dog and police continue to investigate.