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October 5, 2017

Ontario City Library Presents Teen Ontario Reads Programming

Teens, are you ready for something spooky?  Join the Ontario City Library and read This Dark Endeavor for this year’s Ontario Reads, while celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein being published.  This Dark Endeavor is the thrilling prequel to the original Frankenstein where Victor Frankenstein is still a teen.  Victor and Konrad are the twin Frankenstein brothers and inseparable until Konrad falls gravely ill.  Desperate to save his brother, Victor goes into the forbidden Dark Library and finds an ancient formula.  Just how far will he go to recreate the Elixir of Life?  

Once you read the book, celebrate with special teen only programs like Pizza and a Scary Movie on Tuesday, October 17 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM or S.T.E.A.M. for Teens: Monster Makeover Edition on Thursday, October 26 from 4 PM to 5 PM.  Both events will be held at the Ovitt Family Community Library meeting room and are for ages 13 to 18 only.  Come join in on the fun all September and October long!

About the City of Ontario
The City of Ontario is Building A Better Tomorrow with urban lifestyle districts that create sustainable places to live, work and play. Located just 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the City of Ontario is ideally situated as Southern California’s gateway. With three major interstates, two railroads and the Ontario International Airport, Ontario offers direct access from Los Angeles to the rest of California, and to North America. With approximately 170,000 residents and residential development on the rise, Ontario looks to double its population in the next 20 years, making it one of the 100 most populated Cities in the nation. Complementing its business and residential core, Ontario dazzles with its amenities such as the Ontario Convention Center, Citizens Business Bank Arena, and the Ontario Mills Mall.  To learn more about the City of Ontario, visit or call (909) 395-2000.

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City of Ontario Press Contact: John Andrews, Economic Development Director
Phone Number: (909) 395-2242

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