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Join the Summer Reading Challenge

Kids and Teens—read from now until July 29th and mark the map to gather prizes along the way. Get the map in the Smart Store Guide, at your local branch, or by downloading and printing it.

Sign Up for Summer Reading
(or visit any branch)

How To Play

  1. Cross out a box on your Summer Reading Map for each day you read from now until July 29, 2017.
  2. Bring your map into the library for a prize every eight days you read.
  3. On the 40th day, you will receive a ticket to a special celebration.
  4. Read for 50 days and earn an extra bonus prize.


2017 summer reading download map

Participate in a Community Project

You can build a better world by pitching in! You’ll feel good helping out your community, and plus, your participation counts towards a prize.

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Printable Activity Pages

Scarf Play Activity Page
Scarf Play

Sensory Bags Activity Page
Sensory Bags

All About Me Activity Page
All About Me

About The World Activity Page
All About The World

Yoga Activity Page
Yoga for the Young

Match Time Activity Page
Match Time

Construction Activity Page
Keep Playing Construction

Little Pigs Activity Page
Three Little Pigs

 

Kick-Off Events

Come to the kick-off event at your local branch for a fun start to the summer reading season.

DeHoff Memorial Branch
Monday, Jun 5 | 4 – 8 pm
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East Canton Branch
Thursday, Jun 8 | 2 – 3 pm
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Jackson Township Branch
Monday, Jun 5 | 10am – 6pm
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Lake Community Branch
Monday, Jun 5 | 1 – 4 pm
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Main Library
Tuesday, Jun 6 | 1:30 – 3:30 pm
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Madge Youtz Branch
Monday, Jun 5 | 3 – 5 pm
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North Branch
Wednesday, Jun 7 | 2 – 4 pm
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Perry Sippo Branch
Monday, Jun 5 | 2 – 4 pm
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Plain Community Branch
Wednesday, Jun 7 | 2 – 3 pm
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Sandy Valley Branch
Monday, Jun 12 | 2 – 3 pm
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Reading Lists

See these recommended picks from our librarians.

Picture Books

Children’s Nonfiction

Teen Nonfiction