Summer Reading Program

2024 Summer Reading Program!

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Our 2024 Summer Reading Program "Adventure Begins at your Library” celebrates all the indoor and outdoor summer adventures we wait for all year long. From June 10th to August 10th, readers of all ages are invited to dive into the joys of learning by trying the many adventures we can explore by opening a book and visiting your local library. Emerge your family with thoughts of tree-houses, camping, hiking, wild animals, and so much more through the pages of your favorite books. Make this summer an unforgettable journey of exploration by committing to read all summer long and earning amazing prizes for all your hard work.


Summer Reading is for all!

The goal this year, as in year’s past, is for Children to read at least 30 minutes per day. Teens can challenge themselves by reading 10 books and Adults can read and submit reviews for cool prizes. Every week of reading 3.5 hours earns Children a ticket to enter into our Grand Prize drawings and a (real) prize from our prize box.Children can also earn a extra ticket just by attending one program each week. Books, eBooks, audio-books, magazines… it all counts! 


Summer Reading Challenges:

Children, Baby — leaving 5th grade:
Receive a weekly Paper Reading Log at the library.
Read 30 minutes a day or 3.5 Hours a week 

Teens, entering 7th — end of 12th grade:
Receive a weekly Paper Reading Log at the library.
Read 10 Books 

Adults, 18 years and Older:
Receive a Paper Reading review sheet at the library

Read 10 books and write a review of each to submit for prizes.

Register Online starting June 1st.
Logging begins June 10th and ends August 10th. Collect a paper log at the front desk.

Summer Reading Prizes:

Coming Soon!



Summer Reading Programs and Events:

Many of our fun Summer Reading events and performers are back on the calendar, take a look below!
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Educational studies have shown that the summer reading program has positive effects on students in that voluntary reading correlates with high levels of reading achievement, increased comprehension, and prevents a student’s academic ‘summer slide’ and counters learning loss.

Here are some additional benefits of having students enroll in the summer reading program:

  • Young children will gain self-confidence and a love for reading, books, and the library.
  • The groundwork will be laid for children to become lifelong readers and learners.
  • Entire families will have the opportunity to participate in age-appropriate summer reading events.
  • Completion of the program will give children a sense of accomplishment and belonging.
  • Parents and caregivers will gain knowledge about early literacy and learning activities at the library that they can continue at home.
  • The library becomes a community destination for more families during the summer.


Contact the library for more information at 608-546-4201, or visit the front desk.