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What is The Summer Reading Program?

We have to read what captivates us. Why wouldn’t we? Other than what might be assigned for classes – either classes we are teaching or classes we are taking – some writers will admit to feeling that they haven’t read enough. That they haven’t read enough “good” books or the classics or the canon and that, somehow, this makes their own writing ambitions premature, illegitimate. I understand that anxiety: I used to feel this way, too. But there is so much to read. So much great stuff to read. And once we let go of the worry about reading everything, we can take the summer to read one great big book, like Infinite Jest or Anna Karenina.

Thanks! I’m working on summer reading for myself. I just finished The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd and I’m just about to start A Good House by Bonnie Burnard.
Maybe I should do the summer reading log for myself?

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  • Advance literacy and academic performance by engaging children and teens in reading and reading-related activities during the summer months.
  • Foster a love of reading through public library programs and services.
  • Increase successful reading experiences through librarian-supported, self-selected, voluntary reading.
  • Involve parents and all family members in the library summer reading experience.
  • Improve children’s access to library materials and activities, which will encourage them to become lifelong library users.
  • Increase the number of children and teens participating in public library summer reading programs.

Blog: Clare County Library celebrates the Summer Reading Adventure

Not only do you challenge yourself to spend some time reading over the summer months but there are going to be prizes involved. I mean, I don’t know about you guys, but I was always into the summer reading program for the prizes that you get for reaching your goal. There will be one grand prize giveaway, 10 end of challenge giveaways, and monthly giveaways from May to September.

Anyone registered for the Adult Summer Reading program by Saturday, June 13th at 3 PM will be entered into the Adult Summer Reading Kick Off Giveaway.