“Summer Reading at New York Libraries” celebrated the launch of the Summer Reading Program on May 16th at Plattsburgh Public Library, Plattsburgh, NY. This launch is the second of five spring press events to draw attention to summer reading at public libraries this summer. Director of the Plattsburgh Library, Stan Ransom, presided over the event introducing, President of the Library Board, Roland Lockwood, and welcoming the Plattsburgh Mayor Donald M. Kasprzak, and legislative and community leaders. NYS Deputy Commissioner for Cultural Education and Acting State Librarian, Jeffrey W. Cannell, spoke about the fun of summer reading as an activity for children and families. The launch event also honored Stewart’s Shop’s Foundation for several years of grant assistance to fund the public library in their Summer Reading Program.