Summer Reading 2022

Everyone can join the fun with the Southworth Library 2022 Summer Reading Challenges- June 14 to August 19, 2022!

Kids: (toddlers to 8th grade) Come get a reading sheet (or download it HERE) and come into the library to adopt a little stuffed reading buddy.  For every 15 minutes spent reading or listening to a story, cross off a fish on the sheet.  Collect a cool brag tag for every 4 fish (that’s one hour of reading!). Collect all 10 over the summer! Pre-register here or come into the library.

Teens: grab a scratch-off bookmark when you check out a book (one per day) and win candy, prizes or free books.

Adults: submit a short book review for chocolate treats and enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card! The review can be filled out online or from a paper form at the library.

In addition to the Summer Reading Challenges, there will be special programs and activities for all ages all summer long:

Kids Club – Weekly programs from 12:30-2pm at the library. Tuesdays for kids grades 1-3 and Thursdays for kids grades 4-6. Clubs run July 12-August 18. Registration is required for this program.

Tremendous Tuesday Family Programs – Join us on Tuesdays at 6pm at the library starting June 28 for a variety of performances and fun for all ages!

Wednesday Wildlife – Come for stories, crafts, Kids Farmers Market and amazing animal visitors at Montgomery Park Wednesdays at noon starting July 13.

Lunch Bunch Reading Club – Sign up for a reading partner, choose a book, and then meet for lunch at the library to practice your reading and talk about the book. For kids in grades 1-8, starting July 11.

Stories at the Park – Every Friday at 10am at Montgomery Park.

Free lunch – USDA lunches will be available for free at the library or at Montgomery Park Tuesday-Friday starting July 11.

Family Read Aloud – Get ready for a summer of adventure with the Percy Jackson Demigod Collection by Rick Riordan! Three books in one, you will have one novel to read aloud for each month! Pick up your copy of the book at the library!

Teen Summer Workshops – Free workshops running Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3-5pm, including puppet play, 3D printing, cooking ninjas and cricut creations. Open to teens ages 11-18. Registration is required.

Teen Graphic Novel Book Club – Meeting Tuesdays from 3-5pm. Open to teens ages 11-18. A different graphic novel each week. Register for one week or more!

Adult Summer Programs – Watch for more information on upcoming opportunities for adults; art class, memory to memoir, and how to collect an oral history.