Summer Reading Clubs

Kids' Reading Club

Kids Reading Club - A Universe of Stories

Teen Reading Club

Teen Reading Club - A Universe of Stories

Adult Reading Club

Adult Reading Club - A Universe of Stories

2019 Young Audiences Schedule

A dynamic lineup has been planned for this summer, made possible by amazing sponsors including The Greathouse Foundation, HeARTS for the ARTS, Rotary Club of Abilene, and the Friends of the Library. 

Soul Street Dance CompanyKey City BrassRochelle RabouinMagik Theatre
Soul Street Dance Co.
Key City Brass
Rochelle Rabouin
The Magik Theatre

Frequently Asked Questions

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

1. When and where can I pick up reading club information? 
Club packets are available at all three (3) branch locations staring June 1. Materials will be located at the circulation service desks and at select events and programming.
2. 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.
3. I'm 18 and in high school.  Can I join the Teen & Adult Reading Clubs? 
No; everyone may join one (1) club. If you're 18 and still in high school, it will be your choice to join either the Teen or Adult Reading Club.
4. 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. 
5. 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 June and July, they will count towards the library's summer reading clubs.
6. 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.