Late this summer, listening to NPR's All Things Considered on the way home from work, I heard about a small independent bookstore, Brownstone Books, in Brooklyn that hosted a Percy Jackson Summer Camp. I immediately turned up the volume. It's a brilliant idea for libraries as well and while it would take some planning and volunteers, your library could offer a scaled-down version that would attract a slew of new library users! Here's a teaser trailer for the camp:
And read the whole story (and even listen to it) here on NPR.