summer
Summer Read logging ended on Aug. 1. Grand prize winners will be notified by Aug. 3. All readers have until August 20 to pick up registration prizes. Thanks for being one of our 10,000+ summer readers in 2022!
 
If you missed out on Summer Read you can still join one of our other reading challenges below.

View calendar and sort by location, age, or program type. Printed calendars by location are also available at each location.

Choose one or choose them all!

Pick up tracker cards at any location or track online with Beanstack or with the Beanstack Tracker App on Google Play or Apple.

10 to Try: Read one book in each of 10 categories. Choose your own titles or try our recommendations below. Complete all 10 categories by Dec. 31, 2022, to receive a backpack and be entered to win grand prizes.

8 Aloud: Read aloud 8 chapter books (or listen to the audiobook) with a child, a class, a family, or a friend. Complete the challenge and receive a zipper pouch. Find your own chapter books or try our recommendations listed here:

101 Picture Book Challenge: Read our list of the best picture books which includes classics, new titles, and everything in between. Complete the challenge and receive a book for your home library.

50 More Picture Books Challenge: If 101 books weren’t enough, or you want to start with a smaller challenge, this is for you! Complete the challenge by reading the books on this list to receive a book for your home library.

Play outdoors at the Library this summer with these great activities!

  • Corn hole
  • Four square
  • Giant Connect 4
  • Jump ropes
  • Lawn Jenga
  • Outdoor bowling
  • Paddle discs
  • Tic tac toe
  • Ring toss
  • Sidewalk obstacles course
  • Storywalks
Ask for activities at any service desk. Some activities rotate between locations, so may not always be available.

Hop, skip, and jump your way through read-aloud books at the Library’s outdoor StoryWalks that show each page in oversized signs. Download this handy card or pick up a card at any location to mark your progress. If you can’t get to every location, staff can help you access the books at your preferred location.