APLD book reading Party02Children gather at the book readings during the Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Celebration at the Antioch Public Library District, 757 Main St., Antioch, on Oct. 23. The event featured the reading of books by David Soman and Jacky Davis and children were encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. The library offers a wide variety of programs and events to residents of all ages throughout the year. For more information about upcoming events visit the library website at http://antiochdistrictlibrary.org or call (847) 395-0874. (Jude Kaider photo)