The temperatures are above 100, the kids are out of school and it's time for Summer Reading! Glendale Public Library is proud to offer Summer Reading programs for our patrons of all ages.
Maricopa County Summer Reading Program: "Build a Better World" “Build a Better World” by reading 20 minutes a day this summer! Register and log your reading time online to earn a free meal at Chipotle and an Arizona State Parks free admission pass. Reach 1,000 points to earn a free book! Click here to get started!
Glendale Public Library Summer Reading Program:
Express Yourself Take a look at our great options for kids, teens, and adults below. Stop by any Glendale Public Library branch and ask for a reading record to track your reading, then bring it back to the library to collect fun prizes. Be sure to pick up a program calendar, too -- arts and crafts, live music, book discussions, storytimes and more await you at the library! If you have questions about Express Yourself Summer Reading, please drop by any Glendale Public Library Branch.
*This project is supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
*Express Yourself: Youth Summer Reading
Kids up to 11 years of age can participate by picking up a reading record at the library. Track reading by time, pages or by books to win fun treasure box prizes, a free book and a sweet treat from Sonic! Is your child too little or too squirmy to listen? Children can also earn prizes by attending library programs or completing pre-reader activities.
*Express Yourself: Teen Summer Reading
Teens, ages 12-18, can pick up a reading record and begin earning cool prizes, including a PopSocket, a button, a Sonic coupon and a book by tracking their reading by time, pages or by books. Teens can also earn prizes by attending library programs, submitting reviews, sending us a #bookface pic on Instagram or getting a library card!
*Express Yourself: Adult Summer Reading
Adults 18 and older who read four books this summer will receive a free book, earbuds and a Sonic coupon!