Summer Reading

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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 of the Public Library, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

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

2022 Summer Reading Program

2022 Summer Reading Program

 The Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities, has come to an end. We thank everyone for their participation, and we'll see you in 2023! If you'd like to provide feedback about the Summer Reading Program, you can click the link on the left-hand side of this page (through 8/26).



Summer Reading

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 (or be read to!) throughout the summer.
  • Set your own reading goals and read whatever you like at your own pace wherever you're most comfortable. Kids, Tweens & Teens: Once a week, bring your reading log to any of our Public Library Branch locations, show us your progress, and you'll earn a weekly prize! Adults will earn chances at weekly prizes at each check-in visit. participants who turn in their completed reading logs at the end of the Summer Reading Program will be entered into a grand prize drawing held at each branch.
  • Watch this quick video to learn about the summer slide and how to keep your kids learning!

Why is Summer Reading important?

  • Studies have shown that children who read during the summer are more able to 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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