Summer Reading Program 2021

"Reading Colors Your World"

June 5 - July 31

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Events Flyer

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June Calendar of Events


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July Calendar of Events


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Adult Summer Reading BINGO

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Event and Program Details

Summer Reading Program Overview

June 5 - July 31

Pre-K through 5th grade

The Summer Reading Program is for kids in Pre-K through 5th grade. With parental permission, kids can sign up for the program, pick up a Summer Reading packet which includes a reading log, information sheet and calendar of events, a bookmark, and a small prize. Additional reading logs can be picked up as needed.

Grades Pre-K to 2nd may count the number of books they read (picture books). 1 book = 1 spot on reading log. When your reading log is full, turn it in for a prize!


Grades 2nd-5th can count minutes of reading (chapter books) 20 minutes = 1 spot on the reading log. For every 25 spots filled in the reading log, students may come in and get free book! Finish the reading log and get a prize!

"Color Your World" Kick-off Event

Saturday, June 5

11:00 a.m.

On June 5, SAPL held a sidewalk chalk art event to kick off the library’s “Reading Colors Your World” themed Summer Reading Program by letting kids literally color their world! It was a hot but fun day with 18 children in attendance.

Adult Summer Reading BINGO

June 5 - July 31

Ages 18 & Up

Pick up a Summer Reading BINGO sheet, write down book titles you've read and cross off squares.


See how many BINGOs you can get! Return your BINGO sheet to the library by July 31 to be entered into a prize drawing!


Drawing will be held around 12:30 p.m. on July 31. We will call the winner to pick up their prize.

Summer Curbside Crafts


June & July

We will have a different curbside craft available every Monday in June and July! Available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. 

Crayon Scavenger Hunt & Virtual Stickerboard

June 5 - July 31

All Summer long we will have a Crayon Scavenger Hunt in the library. Pictures of the crayons from The Day the Crayons Quit will be hidden around the library! Ask for a scavenger hunt card, find all the hidden crayons in the library, and get a small prize!

Click HERE to help our with our Virtual Stickerboard! Stick colored squares to the matching letter spaces on the board. Once all the stickers have been placed, an image will be revealed! You can stick as many squares as you want!

Virtual Story Hours

Saturday, June 19

10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Saturday, July 17

10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Join us online the third Saturday of June and July for "Reading Colors Your World" themed virtual story hours. You can watch the videos at the Story Hour Tab HERE.

4th of July Book Sale!

Saturday, July 3

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The library held a book sale on Saturday, July 3, continuing through the next week during our normal operating hours. 

Thank you for making our book sale a success! Your support will help us to provide more programming in the future!

Art Gallery Craft & Display

Monday, July 19

We will have a special curbside craft on July 19. You can pick up supplies to create a small painting. Use the Summer Reading theme "Reading Colors Your World" (or another theme) to create a tiny work of art.


Bring your finished artwork to the library with your name and phone number on the back to hang in our Summer Reading Art Gallery! We will display the gallery during the Summer and call you to pick your art back up when we take the gallery down.

Summer Reading Finale Party

Saturday, July 31


We're having an outdoor water party for Summer Reading participants to celebrate the end of Summer Reading. Turn in your final reading logs, collect your final prizes, and enjoy water games and activities! Snacks and drinks provided. We will also have our prize drawing for our adult Summer Reading BINGO!

Click HERE to register. Please register in advance to ensure all children are able to participate in group games and receive a prize bag.

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