Summer Reading 2021 YS

It’s fun, fantastic, and free!

Click here, sign up today!

New this year!

  • SRC Let’s Read! Bags – When you register you’ll receive a reading poster and bookmarks to get you ready for a great SRC summer (as supplies last).

Report Your Minutes – Weekly counts and personal bests due by Sunday each week – drawings for weekly Downtown Bucks will be done each Monday morning and winners notified that afternoon. If you’d like to print your own reading log at home click here to download a digital log.

Here’s a video on how to get to know and love your new Summer Adventure Guide (reading log poster) – in two minutes!

Need a snack? – We’ll have snacks outside on the lawn at each Summer Reading Clubhouse each Tuesday and Thursday.

Need some book suggestions? Click here to browse lists of new books and other choices for fun summer reading.


Upcoming Schedule – Youth Services Summer Reading Club

Week 5 – Starting July 19

(Links provided if programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • 7/19 – Animal Storytime on the Main Library Front Lawn 11 am; Full STEAM Ahead Exploring Michigan 4 pm
  • 7/20 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12; Tell-a-Tail 11 am; Animal B-I-N-G-O @ 4 pm Main Library McGuire Room
  • 7/21 – Storytime for Bigs @ 11 a.m. on the front lawn; Build & Create 4 pm 
  • 7/22 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12; Dumpster Doug’s Ecology Show (Virtual – Link), 11 am; Citizen Science with MSU Extension @ 4 p.m. (link)
  • 7/23 – Animal Adventure Storytime in the Children’s Garden @ 11 am

Week 4 – Starting July 12

(Links provided if programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • 7/12 – Animal Storytime on the Main Library Front Lawn 11 am; Cardboard Pet Palaces, Main Library Front Lawn Noon – 4 pm
  • 7/13 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12; Mother Goose 11 am; Animal B-I-N-G-O @ 4 pm Main Library McGuire Room
  • 7/14 – Storytime for Bigs @ 11 a.m. on the front lawn; Nature Makers with North Sky Raptors 4 pm 
  • 7/15 – Cardboard Pet Palaces, Main Library Front Lawn Noon – 4 pm
  • 7/16 – Animal Adventure Storytime in the Children’s Garden @ 11 am
  • 7/17 – Animal Yoga for Kids, 10 am Main Library Front Lawn

Week 3 – Starting July 5

(Links provided if programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • 7/5 – Animal Storytime on the Main Library Front Lawn 11 am; Kids Coding Club 4 pm
  • 7/6 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12; Tell-a-Tail 11 am; Animal B-I-N-G-O @ 4 pm Main Library McGuire Room
  • 7/7 – Storytime for Bigs @ 11 a.m. on the front lawn; Build & Create 4 pm 
  • 7/8 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12; Lords of the Sky – Birds of Prey (link) @ 11 a.m., Citizen Science with MSU Extension @ 4 p.m. (link)
  • 7/9 – Animal Adventure Storytime in the Children’s Garden @ 11 am
  • 7/10 – TSO Works in Miniature for Tweens – Swan Lake (Link

Week 2 – Starting June 28

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

  • 6/28 – Animal Storytime on the Main Library Front Lawn 11 am; Full Steam Ahead: Life Cycle & Metamorphosis 4 pm (Video link)
  • 6/29 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12, Animal B-I-N-G-O @ 4 pm Main Library McGuire Room
  • 6/30 – Storytime for Bigs @ 11 a.m. on the front lawn; Nature Makers! With Wildlife Rehabilitator Jyl Gaskin 4 pm (link)
  • 7/1 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12, Dewey the Dragon Virtual Puppet Show (link) @ 11 a.m., Citizen Science with MSU Extension @ 4 p.m. (link)
  • 7/2 – Animal Adventure Storytime in the Children’s Garden @ 11 a.m.  

Week 1 – Starting June 21

(Most programs recorded & archived so you can watch them again)

Our Tell-a-Tail stars! Maggie, Sherry, & Sky were all ears just waiting for a great story from a young reader – catch them again July 6!

  • 6/21 – SRC Kickoff with magician Cameron Zvarra @ 10 a.m. (on Zoom – up to 50 patrons can join us in the library to view)
  • 6/22 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12, Tell-a-Tail @ 11 a.m. and Animal B-I-N-G-O @ 4 p.m.
  • 6/23 – Storytime for Bigs @ 11 a.m. on the front lawn
  • 6/24 – Summer Reading Clubhouse from 10 – 12, Surprise Egg Drawing (video link) @ 11 a.m., Dragon Skull Sculpting @ 2 p.m. (video link)
  • 6/25 – Animal Adventure Storytime in the Children’s Garden @ 11 a.m.  

Our promotional kickoff video!