Summer Reading

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. 

 

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

Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading 2017! BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

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!

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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