Summer Reading


Summer Reading Customer Survey

Please help us evaluate the 2017 Summer Reading Program. Your answers will help obtain funding to continue the program and improve it. Thank you for your time and participation.

Online SRP Registration

Online SRP Registration

All participants can register for Summer Reading online beginning May 19, and in person on or after June 3 at our branches!

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Babies, Kids
and Tweens
(Age 0-12)

Bebés, Niños,
y Preadolescentes
(Edad 0-12)

(Age 13-17)

(Edad 13-17)

(Age 18 and up)

(Edad 18 y mayor)

How can I support Summer Reading Program?

How can I support the Summer Reading Program?

All of the great Summer Reading prizes, performers, and events are paid for with the generous support of the Friends for the Public Library, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

You can make a donation to support the Summer Reading Program.

Please visit Friends for the Public Library for information. 



The Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County's Summer Reading Program for 2017 ran from June 3 - July 29

"Build A Better World" Summer Reading PSAs 2017

Summer Reading 2017

Welcome to Summer Reading 2017! BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

Access information about summer reading, including what's happening around the city, events, and printable programs.

What is Summer Reading?

  • A free 8-week program at branches of the Public Library that encourages babies, children, tweens, teens and adults to read throughout the summer.
  • Set your own reading goals, read at your own pace wherever you're most comfortable, and visit the library once each week to collect fun incentive prizes.
  • There are free special events and workshops in our libraries all throughout the Summer Reading Program!

How do I join?

  • Visit your local Public Library branch between June 3 and July 29.
  • Fill out a registration form at the Summer Reading Desk, or register online on our website.
  • Babies, Kids, Tweens and Teens will receive a reading log, bookmark and a schedule of summer activities.
  • Adults will receive a reading log card and a schedule of summer concert events.

How Do I Earn Prizes?

Babies & Kids (0-8 years), Tweens (9-12 years) and Teens (13-17 years) can visit their library every week to earn a different incentive prize. Bring in your reading log to show us what you have accomplished! There will be a Tween grand prize drawing at each branch and a system-wide grand prize drawing for Teens. Tween and Teen grand prize drawing entries are earned by attending special events held at Library branches.

Adults (age 18+) can submit completed reading cards any time. Weekly prize drawings will be held at each branch. There will also be a system-wide grand prize drawing at the end of the Summer Reading Program.

Why is Summer Reading important?

Studies have shown that children who read during the summer generally maintain their reading skills and that children who see their parents read, or who read with their parents, generally score higher on standardized tests.

Reading is important for everyone in the community, regardless of age, and reading is a skill that grows with practice throughout a lifetime. It's free, easy to do because you read whatever you like at your own pace, and it's a fun, easy, zero-risk way of showing your support for the public library and its services.

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Summer Reading Events

Summer Reading Events
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