Summer Reading Program for Kids, Teens, & Families

Summer Reading Banner It's Showtime

 

It's Showtime at Handley Regional Library System!

This year’s summer reading program features an all-star line-up you won’t want to miss—and we couldn’t be more excited!  You’ll experience live performances, engaging music, interactive stories, and other fun events all combined with the love of reading running all summer long, June 1-August 10. 

Win Prizes for Reading!

When you read, you win! Readers can win a free book and a ticket for a prize drawing to be drawn at the Summer Reading Finale on August 10th.  Pre-readers win a free book and a ticket for a prize drawing for every 30 books they read.  Tickets can be picked-up at any library location for every reading milestone. 

Register to Begin

You can register online or at any library location.

Adult Reading Program

We have a special adult reading program with prizes, events, and special programs.  See our adult reading program page for more information.

Upcoming Events

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PJ Boogie Facebook LIVE

June 1, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
It's 11:00 AM on a Monday morning and you're still in your PJs? Awesome! Wiggle the sillies out as we shake, rattle and roll right in your own home! Premiers LIVE on Facebook on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month and can be seen anytime after ...

Disclaimer(s)

Programs, events, and daily happenings sponsored by Handley Regional Library System may be photographed or recorded.  Attendance at any sponsored program, event or general library use constitutes the consent of all attendees and the consent of the parents or legal guardians of any minor children in attendance, to the future broadcast, publication, and other use of photography or videos at the sole direction of Handley Regional Library System.

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This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
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Maker Monday on Facebook Live

June 1, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for a new creative challenge! https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Drawing with Natalie

June 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join a teen led drawing tutorial and challenge with a weekly online showcase! Live interactive drawing at 6pm over Discord. Registration required to receive an invite to the Bowman Teen Discord Server. A Discord account is not required to parti...
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Kid Crafternoons on Facebook Live

June 2, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
 Let's gather together and do crafts on Facebook Live! ...
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Storytime and Puppets LIVE on Facebook

June 3, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we go LIVE from the Handley Regional Library System Facebook pagel. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...
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Story Builders on Facebook Live

June 4, 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook to listen to a story and complete a building challenge to go with it. https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
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Storytime and Craft on Facebook Live

June 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook for a read- aloud and craft. https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Music with Little Ones Facebook LIVE

June 8, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join in online to learn how music can be an essential element in the healthy development of your young child while you participate in some fun activities to weave into your time at home.  Cheryl holds a degree in music and spent several ...
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This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime and Puppets LIVE on Facebook

June 10, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we go LIVE from the Handley Regional Library System Facebook pagel. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...