Reading Programs

Young Girl Reading in Stacks


1000 Books before Kindergarten

1K B b4 K is a year-round library program that encourages all families and caregivers to read at least 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten. Each Fall and Spring, we have a graduation ceremony to acknowledge the achievement of the graduates of the program. Come in to Bowman Library or Handley Library to sign up.   
 

Winter Reading Challenge 

Begin your New Year with a reading challenge for the entire family.

Pre-Readers Ages 0-5

Earn online badges, stickers and prizes as you count how many books you can read in a month! Log through the Beanstack app. And, choose to also keep track of your reading with paper logs.

Readers Ages 6 and Up

Earn online badges, stickers and prizes as you count how many minutes/hours you can read in a month! Log through the Beanstack app. And, choose to also keep track of your reading with paper logs.
 

Summer Reading

Valley Reads Summer Reading

Takes place from June-August each year and encourages all ages, from preschoolers to adults, to read during summer break. Our 2019 theme is "It’s Showtime at Your Library!”