Summer Reading

Our 2016 Summer Reading Game: Read for the Win!

Friday, June 17 - September 4,  2016!

To play, sign up online or in the library.

Read on your own and record your reading time in our Read for the Win Reading Log.

Then come to the library to collect a prize when the log has been completed. 

See our lineup of events at the library!   Program Flyer English     Program flyer Spanish

Middle Schoolers: volunteer to be a Student Friend!

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Student Friends

Kids entering 6th-8th grades are invited to volunteer for a total of four hours at the Central Library Children's Room. Sign-ups begin Monday, June 27, 2016. Various time slots throughout the week are available; you will choose time slots when you sign up to be a Student Friend, or sign up for time slots as you work. All Student Friends will need to turn in a signed permission slip to begin volunteering. For more information, contact us at or 510.981.6223.

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Chart shows that summer reading prevents slide in reading ability