The Summer Reading Program

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The Summer Reading Program is over for this year.  Thank you all for participating in our new Summer Reading Online Challenge !

Stay tuned for Summer Reading 2021.

This year’s participants included these reading levels:

  • Read Aloud (birth-4 years)
  • Elementary (ages 5-9)
  • Tween (ages 10-12)
  • Teen level (ages 13-19)

The countywide Public Library Summer Reading Program is open to children and teens of all ages.

 Click one of the buttons below to find out more about the Summer Reading Program:

Click here to learn about Summer Reading Program Prizes    Click here to learn about virtual events

Click here to see Why summer reading is important

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, make sure to check out the Summer Fitness Quest:

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Click here to find out more!

2019 Statistics:

  • 25,818 youth signed up for the countywide summer reading program
  • 16,237 youth completed the summer reading program
  • 40,256 children and parents attended 1,736 summer learning events
  • 2,029 new library cards were issued to youth aged 5-19

Check out our Summer Reading Sponsors:


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This program is EITC approved.

Click here to find out how your business can help!


Lastly, we’d like to thank the Lancaster County Commissioners for supporting this program.