The Library’s Summer Reading Program is an annual activity designed to promote and encourage reading throughout the summer. This year’s theme “A Universe of Stories" will inspire children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own story. This program is open to everyone, of all ages. In addition to reading, many events and a variety of activities are held daily.
You must register at the kick-off on Saturday June 1st starting at 2 pm and be one of the first 200 to register to be eligible for a t-shirt.
We have many events and activities throughout the summer. Click here to view our calendar that has everything through August. You can also click on the flyers below to view a list of featured events for kids, tweens and teens.
Click on a button below to register your child for one of these fun activities!
One Book, One
Community Book Chat
Let's read something together as a community this summer! As a part of our A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program we encourage you and your family to join us in reading and discussing Hidden Figures. The book is available for all reading levels.
The library will be hosting book chats on the following dates at 6:30 pm: June 13, 27, July 11 and 25 at 6:30 pm in partnership with CHISD.
The first 100 families to sign up for the book chats at our Kick Off on June 1 at 2 pm will receive a FREE copy of the book! There will also be a limited number available for checkout at the Library.
The weekly prizes will begin on Thursday June 6 at the Big Machines Expo and then every Monday a new weekly prize will be available. Prizes are subject to change but will include: gift certificates to restaurants, pool passes, Medieval Times tickets, Rangers Tickets and much more!
At the end of every Thursday teen event there will be a drawing for a prize.To enter into the drawing you just have to be signed up for the reading program and your name will automatically be entered. You don't need to be present to win.
Once you have signed up for the reading program you will be eligible to win weekly prizes such as free books, local restaurant coupons, shopping certificates, and more! You will receive an email or call if you are a weekly winner.
More ways you can earn prizes!
Kids and teens can fill out their Summer Reading Passport (click to download) and adults can complete the Literary Crawl card to win Grand Prizes!
The Grand Prize drawing for kids will be held on August 2, 10:30 am. The prizes include tickets to the Perot Museum, Lego Museum, and more! To enter the Grand Prize Drawing you need to turn in your Summer Reading Passport. The Grand Prize drawing for teens will be held at the Finale Event on July 28, 4:30 pm. The Grand Prize drawing for adults will be at the end of the summer.