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CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY: All W-TCPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.

Children's Summer Reading Program

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June 1 - August 1, 2015

At all W-TCPL locations & on the Bookmobile!






How the Program Works

Visit any W-TCPL location or the Bookmobile to register and get a reading log.

Children age 3 through those entering grade 6 will each receive a reading and learning folder in which to keep track of time spent reading at home. The more a child reads, the more opportunity he or she has to earn prizes. Additional prizes may be earned by completing various learning activities on the back of the folder. Stop by any library location and register for the Children's Summer Reading Program to receive a reading log.


The Tadpole Club - Children from birth to age 3 can participate in a Summer Reading Program just for them. Parents or caregivers can share literacy-based activities with young children and receive a prize especially for the little one. Stop by any library location and register for the Tadpole Club to receive an activity folder.



Reading Program Prizes*

After completeing 1 hour of reading- Bookmark

After completeing 3 hours of reading- Choice of coupon!

After completeing 5 hours of reading- You get to scratch off a card for a surprise!

After completeing 8 hours of reading- Choose a sticker scene or a comic book template with markers!

After completeing 12 hours of reading- Choice of book!

*(All prizes while supplies last)

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Plus, kids can keep reading for the opportunity for more great prizes!

After children have filled their folder by reading for the first 12 hours and have collected their prizes, they can keep on reading! For every 4 hours they read after that, their name will be entered in a drawing for a monthly prize drawing! Ask your librarian for an entry form.


Last day to turn in reading times: Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 5 p.m.







 Special thanks to our Summer Reading Partners  

Thank you to the Friends of the Library and to the following participating businesses that have donated coupons or other prizes in support of the Children’s Summer Reading Program (all coupons while supplies last):


  • Chipotle
  • The Hotdog Shop
  • Mahoning Valley Scrappers
  • Taco Bell
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Summer Reading Events and Activities - There are plenty of great library programs planned all summer long that are designed to help motivate children to read. Check the calendar for Summer Reading Program events!