2017 Summer Reading Program
- Let's Build A Better World together this summer at the library. Play the summer reading game and earn points towards prizes from our library store including Orioles tickets, art supplies, gift cards and more!
Summer Reading Game
- This year, use the familiar paper game board or track progress online! Download and print the paper version of the Game Board.
- NEW THIS YEAR - we've added an online option for the summer reading game that can be used on any mobile device or computer through Beanstack. Sign up for an account and you'll be able to register for the summer reading program and complete activities online!
- If you're entering 5th or 6th grade in the fall of 2017, you can participate in the "A Book That Shaped Me" summer writing contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. Cash prizes are awarded to state and national winners. Entries must be turned in to KCPL by Friday, July 8th. For more details and contest rules click here!
- Looking for fun events and and activities to keep you busy this summer? Check out the summer schedule of events for kids and teens. This summer is packed with activities including building with various materials, disassembling electronics, 3D printing pens, soap making, a martial arts presentation, hip hop lyric writing, a reptile show and more!
- Just for teens this year, we're setting up a special Teen Writing Workshop that will run every Saturday in July. Check out our calendar for details about each week's topic and for information about registration! Not into writing? We have other programs for teens.
- For more details or to sign up for events that require registration, visit our online calendar.
School Summer Reading Lists