There’s still time to join our summer reading club as we “Read for the Win” and countdown to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!
12 days to go: The 2016 Summer Olympics begin on August 5th, and end on August 21st. There will be 306 events in 42 sports including basketball, swimming, gymnastics, volleyball, golf and more! In total over 10,000 athletes will compete in the games. These athletes come from 206 countries, and participate in the games for the chance to take home gold, silver, and bronze medals. For more information about the 2016 summer games in Rio you can visit www.rio2016.com, and if you’re interested in learning more about the the history of the summer Olympics be sure to check out our catalog.