Summer Reading Club 2021
June 1 to August 31
Read along with The Library this summer during the Summer Reading Club. Join us to help reach our community-wide goal to earn 200,000 points between June 1 and August 31!
NEW this year, earn points by logging, writing reviews, creating a picture review, and doing activities. Points allow you to choose your own Summer Reading Club adventure.
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How to Participate
Preschoolers: earn 100 points to complete the program!
For the 5 and under crowd, we are challenging our youngest Library members to earn 100 points this summer. We recommend preschoolers log the number of books they read between June 1 and August 31. Take home an Explore Your Community Bag with tickets and coupons for free stuff inside when you reach 50 points and after July 1. Sign up for both the Summer Reading Club and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and make your reading count double.
>> Download and print a Preschool Reading Log
School Aged Kids: earn 200 points to complete the program!
Kids ages 5 to 12, your goal this summer is to earn 200 points by logging your time spent reading, completing activities, and writing reviews. Keep an eye out each week for new activity challenges to earn your points faster. Take home an Explore Your Community Bag with tickets and coupons for free stuff inside when you reach 100 points and after July 1.
>> Download and print a School Aged Kids Reading Log
Teens: earn 200 points to complete the program!
Teenagers aged 12 to 18, your goal this summer is to earn 200 points by logging your time spent reading, completing activities, and writing reviews. Keep an eye out each week for new activity challenges to earn your points faster. Take home an Explore Your Community Bag with tickets and coupons for free stuff inside when you reach 100 points and after July 1.
>> Download and print a Teen Reading Log
Adults: earn 30 points to complete the program!
Adults ages 18+, your goal is to earn 30 points. You’re busy, and we heard you. We recommend adults log their reading by books, and one book and one review per month will earn you all the points you need to complete the club. Pick up a free book at any library location when you earn 10 points and after August 1.
>> Download and print an Adult Reading Log
When you complete the Summer Reading Club, and after August 1, you earn a book to keep, plus you’re entered in a drawing for gift baskets with local treats tailored to each library. There are 9 for kids, 9 for teens, and 9 for adults. Earn additional entries by continuing to read and log!
Join us for lunch curbside
The Library will again be serving to-go lunches curbside for anyone ages 18 and under.
William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library:
12:15 – 1:15 Monday through Thursday
East Shore Area Library:
12:00 – 1:30 Monday through Thursday
Madeline L. Olweine Memorial Library:
11:30 – 1:00 Monday through Thursday
*Elizabethville Area Library:
12:00 – 1:00 Tuesday through Thursday
*Northern Dauphin Library:
12:00 – 1:00 Monday through Thursday
*Lunches at the Elizabethville Area and Northern Dauphin Libraries are boxed and contain enough lunch for 3 days. Since storage space is limited, lunches will be delivered two times a week. It is best to call the libraries in advance to make sure lunches are still available before visiting.
Snacks available at all locations on Fridays and at the Kline Library, Johnson Memorial Library, and McCormick Riverfront Library every day.
Thanks to our 2021 Sponsors
Explore Your Community Bag Participants (as of 5/6/2021)
ABC North Lanes • Isaac's Restaurants • Lake Tobias Wildlife • The State Museum of Pennsylvania
Lykens Valley Children's Museum • Twin Valley Players Colonnade Theater • Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art
The Meadows Original Frozen Custard • Country Barn • Sky Zone Harrisburg • Susquehanna Art Museum
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Contact us at SRCQuestions@dcls.org