Kearny – The Kearny Public Library hosted its Open House to honor the winners of The Friends of the Kearny Library’s Annual Poster Contest which is held during National Library Week each April.
This year’s theme was “Libraries: the Heart of Every Community”. This year the fifth and sixth grades were added. There were 18 winners, in total, 15 of which were in attendance with their families.
To kick off the program local Author, Nancy Young from Aravaipa gave a short talk on her new children’s book “The Moon Saw It All”. A copy was given to each winner, and, after the program, Ms. Young signed most of the copies.
The winners of the Friends of the Kearny Library Annual Poster Contest, by grade, are: kindergarteners Dominique Martinez, Gianah De Los Reyes and Jason Day; first graders, Mya Carder, Graciela Rivera and Nicholas Lopez; second graders, Kassidy Ballejos, Alexis Babb and Raelynn Loving; third graders, Hunter Day, Briannah Noriega and Tayson Summers; fourth graders, Brina Morales, Felicity Rameriz and Amariz Ochoa; fifth graders, Chelsea Flores, Derek Figueroa and Indigo Patterson.
The winners for the DVD Drawings are Joyce Campbell, who won The Book Thief, and, Robert Benson Jr., who won Frozen.