Visit the Warsaw Community Public Library and join our “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program celebrating music. Register online or at an upstairs reference desk.  See our entire summer programs at und-er “Calendar of Events” or use our mobile app, WCPL2Go.

The deadline for reporting reading and receiving drawing tickets or incentive prizes is 8 p.m. July 31. Books and audiobooks in physical and e-formats count.

Special thanks to our summer reading program sponsors: Applebee’s, Bertsch Family Charitable Founda-tion, The Bowling Alley, Culver’s, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Hansen’s Eastlake Skating Center, The Igloo, McDonald’s, North Pointe Cinemas, Penguin Point, Pizza Hut, Ritter’s Frozen Custard, Ruby Tuesday, Subway, Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts and Walmart.

Expand your music horizons using our eCollections to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music using Hoopla, Overdrive, Freegal, and RBdigital’s Qello Concerts (1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries).

Rock ‘n’ roll fans; browse our Beatles physical collections. “The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind The Music, Including The Handwritten Drafts Of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs” is fascinating reading.

Editor Hunter Davies said there are over 2,000 books about The Beatles but what really matters is their music. In seven years, The Beatles left a range of songs and lyrics with narrative stories, images, emotions and dreams. Most started with scraps of words or phrases or only a title or tune.

Do you know a teen who writes lyrics? Teens may enter original lyrics in the library’s June song writing contest and learn the basics of playing acoustic guitar from award winning singer/songwriter Douglas Haines on June 19 or July 26.

Read and share your love of reading with others. Explore your summer “fun” reading lists and browse our newest arrivals in person or online at Sign up for free weekly “Wowbrary” email alerts of the library’s newest books, movies, and music. Check out new children’s books now displayed in the children’s area.

Research indicates habits leading to future personal success start when a child is encouraged to talk, sing, read, write, and play daily. I just finished reading the heartwarming “Elvis Pres-ley’s Love Me Tender” picture book based on Elvis Presley’s official 1956 song lyrics with an endnote from Priscilla Presley and artwork by Stephanie Graegin, who spent her childhood drawing in Fort Wayne.

Read On!