Summer Reading Program

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The 2017 Summer Reading Programs have all ended. We’ll see you next summer!

About Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Program is packed full of activities and prizes!  You won’t want to miss it!

Kids from birth through sixth grade are welcome to join the kids Summer Reading Program.

Kids who are finishing 6th grade are also eligible to participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program, so you’ll need to make a choice.  Find more information about the Teen Summer Reading Program here.  You may only participate in one of the programs.

Grownups, we didn’t forget about you!  Find out about the ARKS – Adults Reading Kids Stuff – Program and win prizes of your own!

We also offer another option for adults who would rather read books for adults. Choose one that suits your interest!

Getting Started

Sign up in the Children’s Department or online.  You’ll receive a Reading Sheet to keep track of all that great reading you’re doing!

You can register any time throughout the program.  You can even count any reading you’ve done since the program began!

To find out when the program starts, check out our calendar.


Kids, complete Reading Logs based on either the number of books that you read or the amount of time that you spend reading.

For each Reading Log that you turn in, you’ll receive Book Bucks that you can spend in our Library Store.  The Library Store is stocked with great prizes, like coupons for local restaurants and activities, candy, toys, and lots, lots more!

Book Bonanza

Every child that finishes all of the Reading Logs will get to pick out a free book from our Book Bonanza.  These are brand new books that are yours to keep!


There are tons and tons of activities all summer long!  Check out our calendar to see what’s coming up next!

Summer Book Adventures is a weekly story hour aimed at three- to five-year-olds and their families. Join us in the Community Room each week to sing songs, enjoy stories, and do crafts and activities.

Check out our calendar for days and times!

Summer STEAM Club is aimed at kids in elementary school and their families.  Each week will feature different experiments and activities based on STEAM principles – science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Check out our calendar for days and times!

Summer Baby Rock is a chance for Baby to get involved in the summer fun!  You’ll meet each week to sing songs, do fingerplays, enjoy baby games, and bubbles – all intended to stimulate and enhance babies’ development of language and senses. Summer Baby Rock is aimed at babies from 0- to 2-years-old.

Check out our calendar for days and times!

The Fourth through Sixth Grade Bonus Party is a special treat for our older kids who finish all of their Reading Logs.  You won’t want to miss this after-hours party full of games, movies, crafts, food, and more!