The Perry Public Library hosted the second annual 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten graduation ceremony on Sunday, April 8.


Eleven kids wearing blue caps and gowns graduated during the ceremony. Five graduated during the 2017 ceremony.


Children’s Librarian Suzanne Kestel presented the kids with certificates and books during the program.


The following kids graduated on April 8: Sapphire Burke, daughter of Sienna Schwartz; Jayden Chapman, daugther of Justin and Jessica Chapman; Nicole Chupp, daughter of Joel and Rosa Chupp; Lulah and Oliver Compton, daughter and son of Nathan and Sarah Compton; Allison and Lauren Finn, daughters of Casey and Erin Finn; Charlie Heinz, son of Josh and Lacey Heinz; Clare Kautzky, daughter of Brian and Bridget Kautzky; Ryker Norman, son of Matt and Kendra Norman; and Tommy Trotter, son of Mike and Brittany Trotter.