The Inglewood Public Library, 101 W. Manchester Blvd., will host from June 10 through Aug. 10 “It’s Showtime @ Your Library,” a free program which encourages adults, teens and children to check out more books and read during the summer months.

Registration begins on June 10 and prize incentives will be offered. The main library’s kick-off family show will be on Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. and will take place in the Gladys Waddingham Lecture Hall. The Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library, 11141 Crenshaw Blvd., will have its kick-off family show on Thursday, June 13 at 4 p.m.

The library will offer an assortment of free family activities throughout the summer, including puppet shows, magic shows, storytelling, sing-a-longs, games and crafts. This program is a fantastic way to keep your children reading this summer, enabling them to make new friends at the library, while attending fun and educational activities to eradicate the ‘summer slide’. The ‘summer slide’ happens when children are out of school for the summer and sit idle with nothing to do. Studies show that children who spend more time reading over the summer, were more prepared for school in the fall.

During the summer, the main library will also offer free basic computer classes for children and teens. “Cyber Kid”, “Cyber Kid Jr.”, and “Cyber Teen” classes are generously funded by a 2-year Digital Literacy Grant received by the Inglewood Public Library from the California Public Utilities Commission.

Both libraries will be sites for free summer meals for children and teens, with enhanced programming supported in whole or in part by California State Library with funds from the State of California.

All library programs are always free and open to the public. Parking is free after 4 p.m. at both the Main and the Crenshaw-Imperial Branch libraries and free on Saturdays.

For more information call (310) 412- 5123 or visit the library’s webpage at http://library.cityofinglewood.org.