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May 27- June 18 2021

What is Summer Reading?

Summer reading programs are tailored to different age groups (early literacy, children, teens and adults) and promote literacy and community in a fun way. Each summer a theme is picked and content is created around this theme that libraries can use. Depending on the age group, different skills are highlighted. The early literacy program helps young children build reading and language skills by fostering a love of reading and building confidence in children surrounding books and the library. The adult summer reading program offers a variety of ways for adults to pursue the enjoyment of reading.

Who can join the program?

We welcome all ages to join in our Summer Reading program. We will be having age groups for Pre-K, K-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade, and Adult summer reading. We hope that you and your family will sign up for Summer Reading!

High School Program

We will not have a planned curriculum for our high school program this year.This year we would like our high school patrons to sign up in our program to get a chance to earn prizes.

Adult Program

We will not have a planned curriculum for our adult program this year, but we would love for you to still sign up in our program to get a chance to earn prizes. We will have special program days that adults are welcome to participate in for summer reading.

When does it start?

Summer Reading will kick off on May 27th with registration (for those who have not registered yet), and everyone can come and pick up their reading logs and schedules.. The program will conclude on June 18th with a prize drawing and carnival.

What can I expect when I come?

This year we have some big programs planned for our summer readers! The Knoxville Zoo will be visiting us as well as our Cove Lake Park Rangers. Not to mention we will be having a water day and our end of summer carnival!

How much is it to register?

Nothing! Summer Reading is absolutely FREE for everyone who wants to participate!

When can I register?

You can register in the library until the end of the day May 27th.

Can I Volunteer?

Absolutely! We welcome anyone who would like to volunteer and help out with Summer Reading! Volunteers play a huge part in making Summer Reading a success!

Hope to see you there!