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The Memphis Public Library has teamed up with the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastic Champions to offer Champion Readers Day. This event will be held on Saturday, September 22 from noon to 1 pm at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

Open to all, there is a special focus on girls age 6 - 14 years of age. There will be a special guest reader - an Olympian - who will be reading to the girls who participate. Upon arrival, audience members are asked to register in order to be eligible for yet another surprise at the end of the hour.

The 2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions is a national tour that will feature Team USA's top performing gymnasts. Following the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the gymnasts will be at the FedEx Forum in Memphis on Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 pm. This impressive cast will be led by 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin; other members include men and women's 2011 World Champions, 2012 Olympic teams, past Olympians and U.S. medalists in men's, women's, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics and trampoline tumbling. Local area gymnasts will also have the chance to participate in this Tour stop's performance.