Summer Reading Clubs

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Due to COVID-19, we will offer a modified Summer Reading Club program. We will utilize both virtual and in-house programming, while adhering to policies on social distancing and gatherings, and encouraging everyone to continue to read, read, read! We encourage everyone to participate in this year’s activities!!!

NEW: VIRTUAL CLUB @ YOUR LIBRARY

Choose a Club Below to Learn More & View Programming

  1. Kids' Club
  2. Teen Club
  3. Adult Club

Boy Jumping 2Designed for Youth Up to Grade 5

  • Starting June 15, stop by any branch library to pick up your reading packet. They’ll be available through the end of the reading club.
  • Read or listen to 10 books and record them on your Summer Reading Log. Return your completed forms to any library by August 8 for a chance to win some end of summer prizes.
  • Don’t forget to participate in activities offered in our Virtual Club

Summer Events to Attend @ Your Library

  • Below you will find a listing of activities for youth to participate in at your library. Remember, due to COVID-19, we are adjusting many of the activities we’ve traditionally hosted in the past in order to continue to follow guidelines set by the state and city.
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Frequently Asked Questions

 If you have further questions not covered below, contact us at 325-677-2474.

1. Do I need to have a library card to participate? 
No one needs a library card to participate in any of our programming; however, we certainly encourage everyone to get a library card if you don’t already have one.
2. My child is going into the fifth grade.  Which is the club to join? 
If entering the fifth grade at the start of the upcoming fall semester, he/she will be a part of the Kids’ Reading Club. If entering into the sixth grade, he/she will participate in the Teen Reading Club. 
3. Do you only count books I checkout from the library for the reading club? 
No; you may also count any books, eBooks, or audiobooks you’ve read from the library, from your personal library, borrowed from a friend, purchased, etc. As long as they are read between reading club dates, they will count towards the library’s summer reading clubs.
4. What does it cost to participate? 
Nothing. All summer reading clubs and programming is offered 100% free. It’s one of the best sources of summer entertainment library staff is excited to offer the community each year.
5. Where is your Young Audience schedule this year?
Due to the logistics of COVID-19, the summer Young Audiences performances have been cancelled this year as there may still be limit to the number of people that may attend or due to social distancing.
6. What does virtual programming mean and how do I participate?
Virtual programming refers to activities and programming conducted by the library which can be done on a computer with Internet-access. We will offer programming for all ages, with instructions provided on how to participate in each. As we progress into the later part of the reading club, we will incorporate traditional library programming.