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July 20, 1998

SUMMER OF READING: The Orange County Public Library continues its summer reading programs with reward systems for students who keep up their reading and with a series of puppet shows and storytelling events. Information: (714) 566-3000.

* Puppets, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aliso Viejo Library, 1 Journey.

* Family story night, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Brea Library, 1 Civic Center Circle.

* Bees and beekeeping,, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Garden Grove West Library, 11962 Bailey St.

* Storytelling, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Irvine Heritage Park Regional Library, 14361 Yale Ave.

* Hands-on show with rain forest animals, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Crown Valley Library, 30341 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel.

* Songs, stories and puppets, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida del Mar.

PEER COURT: The Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County seeks high school students to join Peer Court, in which they see actual Juvenile Court hearings and participate in the sentencing of a juvenile offender. The Peer Court sessions will be held on the evenings of Aug. 5, 13 and 27 and last about two hours. Community service certificates are provided for participants. Information: (949) 440-6757, Ext. 137.

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: A new after-school program in Anaheim Hills offers recreational activities to local children and youth with developmental, physical or learning disabilities. The program also helps out working parents of special-needs children, who often find it hard to find day care for youngsters with disabilities. Youngsters ages 4 to 22 can take part in the art, sports, music and other activities at the center, the fourth opened by Easter Seals in Orange County. It is at Canyon Hills School, 260 S. Imperial Highway. Information: (714) 441-3070.

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