This year is a bit different from previous years – the library is offering virtual programs, curbside pickup of books and free activity kits for children, and summer reading logs to record on paper or through the website. All children and teens are welcome to join this free program.
There will be a County-wide drawing for prizes of special craft kits in August. If you want to enter the drawing, be sure to include your phone number when you submit your reading log online or on paper in the library book drop. Some branch libraries also have their own prizes for summer reading – check with your local library to find out more.
Sign up for Summer ReadingClick the book to sign up online and let us know who in your family wants to take part. Or, just call your branch library to let us know who is joining in, and pick up a paper reading log during curbside pickup.
4,000 comics, graphic novels, and children’s comic book style fact-based stories are free from your library this summer -- and they’re not the ones you’ve already read. Most are by indie authors and artists. They’re diverse. Some are in Spanish. Read all you like!
It’s a relaxed program that works for everybody.
Participation is simple.
Click the summer reading log to report the number of books you’ve read and tell us about other activities you’ve been doing this summer.
Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing all contribute to learning and growth! Summer reading kids have been learning new songs, hosting Teddy bear picnics, telling stories to their grandparents on Zoom, and doing lots of other fun things. How about you?
You can also track your reading and doing on a paper reading log. Ask for one at any branch library during curbside pickup hours, write in the titles of books read or listened to, and when it’s full, put the reading log in your library’s book return. Make sure it has your first and last name on it.
If you like the idea of winning a summer reading prize, be sure to put your phone number in the reading log, so library staff can call you to let you know if you’ve won.