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Library's Harlem Shake Draws Book Lovers of All Ages

Book lovers of all ages recently showed up to Harlem Shake and “Let Loose at the Library” to promote Summer Reading 2013.

You can join the Summer Reading Club too! It will begin on June 1 and end July 27 at each library branch. Children, tweens, teens and adults can participate in the program and win prizes. For more information on Summer Reading 2013, contact your local library branch or call (901) 415-2700.

Before "Letting Loose at the Library," NBA star Helen Darling read her original book to kids.

 

 

Before “Letting Loose at the Library,” WNBA star Helen Darling read her original book to a youthful group of book lovers.

 

 

A "super" group of Library employees stopped to show their muscles before showing their dance moves.

 

 

A “super” group of Library employees stopped to show off their muscles before showing their dance moves.

 

 

Book lovers show their love for reading one letter at a time.

 

 

Adult Services Coordinator Wang-Ying Glasgow, Director of Community Outreach Nancy Knight and a few young readers stop to promote reading, one letter at a time.

 

 

Harlem Shakers were encouraged to leave their email addresses to learn about other fun programs at the Library.

 

 

Harlem Shakers were encouraged to leave their email addresses to learn about other fun programs and services at all Library branches. To find out what's new at your local Library, call (901) 415-2700.

 

 

This excited group of young readers acted like they were reading before Harlem shaking.

 

This excited group of youngsters and adults acted like they were reading books before exploding into the Harlem Shake.

 

 

Kids and adults had a blast shaking things up for Summer Reading 2013.

 

Kids and adults had a blast shaking things up for Summer Reading 2013.

 

 

A few delighted young guests were thrilled to see Rockey the Redbird.

 

 

A few delighted guests were happy to see Rockey the Redbird and shook his hand.

 

 

These Library supporters "Let Loose at the Library," while doing the robot, the snake, and the twist.

 

 

These Library supporters “Let Loose at the Library,” while doing the robot, the snake, and the twist.

 

 

While catching their breath, this group of book lovers agreed that reading is 'fun'damental.

 

 

While catching their breath, this group of book lovers agreed that reading is ‘fun’damental.

 

 

JobLINC Services Manager Robyn Stone showed her younger relative how fun reading can be.

 

 

JobLINC Services Manager Robyn Stone showed her younger relative how fun reading can be.

 

 

The fun continued after the Harlem Shake, as this bunch of book lovers made wacky faces.

 

 

The fun continued after the Harlem Shake, as this bunch of book lovers made wacky faces.