Summer Reading Program for Kids, Teens and Adults Runs June 1st – July 31st

Get reading this summer and participate in our "All Together Now" Summer Reading Program

All Ages - Storybook Stroll - Begins June 1st, 2023

Want a fun, outdoor activity to do with your family? Let the library and local businesses help you! Take a stroll along Fountain Avenue, stopping at the business windows along the way as your family reads the BIG book, Flower Garden by Eve Bunting. Please stop into the businesses as well to see what all they have to offer!
Maps are available at all library locations or you can print one off here - Storybook Stroll Map
Clark County Public Library, The Heritage Center, Un Mundo, Charlo's Provision's & Eatery, Stella Bleu, Clark State Performing Arts Center 

Friendship Story Contest

Share a story about friendship!  If you live in Clark County and are a child between the ages of 6 and 18* submit your best, most original story about friendship, for a chance to win prizes AND the opportunity to have your story read aloud during the awards ceremony. *If 18, must still be in high school.

Print and fill out an entry form here

Kids and Teens

Watch a video we've put together on how to participate and win great prizes!

Entry forms are available for pick up at each location (beginning June 1st).  Or, you may download and print off copies below.  Entries may not be turned in until June 1st, 2023. 

Children, age birth to 12, or their parent/caregiver will need to drop off entries or email them each week to:  Do not do both. Please
include child’s name, age, phone number, email, school, how they heard about the program, preferred library location and number of hours read/read to/listened to weekly.

Teens, age 13-18 (if 18, still in high school), should drop off their entries at the library or email them to: and include the same information as above, but instead of hours, include the title(s) of book(s) read/listened to each week (Sunday-Saturday).  Younger children (ages 11-12) can be in the teen program with parental consent.

A weekly drawing (each age group) for a $15 gift card will be held at each location. At least 1 hour/1 book must have been read to qualify. Three larger prize baskets (each age group) will be given at the end of SRP at each location for reading 3 hours or more (1 book for teens). Grand prizes (each age group) will be drawn for every entry of 5 hours read (2 books for teens).

Weekly $15 Gift Cards - Walmart, Young's, Meijer, Amazon

Prize Basket - Kids 4 and under - LEGO, Puppet and More!

Prize Basket - Kids 5-12 - LEGO, archery and More!

Prize Basket - Teens - Echo Show, comics and More!

Grand Prize - Kids 4 and under - Columbus Zoo tickets (family of 6) 

Grand Prize - Kids 5 - 12 - COSI tickets (family of 6)

Grand Prize - Teens - Kings Island Tickets (family of 4)

Kids Entry Form

Teens Entry Form

Kids and Teens Rules Flyer

2023 Summer Reading Schedule - Activities for Kids, Teens and Adults

All entries must be turned in by July 31st.  Entrants need not be present to win.  If you are a weekly prize drawing winner, you have 10 days from when you are notified to collect your prize.  Prizes not picked up in this time will be awarded to a runner up.  Note: Library employees and their immediate families/members of their households are not eligibile to win.

A special thank you goes out to the Friends of the Library and the Young Woman's Mission for providing funding for the Summer Reading Program.


Entry forms are available for pick up at each location (beginning June 1st).  Or, you may download and print off copies below.  Entries may not be turned in until June 1st, 2023.  Please include your name, phone number, email and title and author of books read each week. (Audio books and E-books may be included. DVDs are excluded.)

Weekly $25 Gift Cards - Meijer, Kroger, Amazon, Speedway

1st Grand Prize - Roku TV (Kanopy and Hoopla accessible)

2nd Grand Prize - iPad

3rd Grand Prize - Kindle Fire

Three drawings for a $25.00 gift card will be made each week for all returned entries from each of our locations. You do not need to be present to win.

Adults ages 18 and up are invited to participate in the program. Library patrons age 18 and up must register in person at their preferred library location. 

For every book completed, participants will fill out an entry slip with their name, title of book read and author of the book read and turn it in to the library.

Adult Entry Cards

Adult Rules Flyer

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