For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our reading programs, which are designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. Programs have been offered as a service by Mississippi State University, Center for Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, since 2003.

2016 Summer Reading Programs

For Children and Adults

Programs in Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, and Tupelo

For detailed program information, please select an age group below:


For more information, or to enroll by phone, please call:

1 (800) 964-8888

7 am- 9 pm Mon- Fri, 7 am- 6 pm Sat, 9 am- 5 pm Sun


For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading programs are available in Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Tupelo, and other locations throughout the area.


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