Summer Reading 2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library!

Find adventure at the library through books and media during our Summer Reading Program 2024, June 3rd to August 3rd! Read your way to ADVENTURE!

  1. Join the summer reading challenge ;
  2. Read, read, read!* ;
  3. Track your reading from June 3rd to August 3rd;
  4. Earn prizes - there are different categories for different ages, including adults!

*Choose from any format: book, ebook, audio/e-audio, graphic novel, read-aloud (Vox & Wonderbooks), magazines, etc.

Ways to participate in SRP (and earn more points!):

Enjoy family-friendly events at the library!

Check your local branch's events calendar for special summer shows and activities. All HCPL locations will host various local performers including magicians, dancers, musicians, food vendors, science demos, animals, and more!

Also look for teen and adult programs: crafting, movies, escape rooms, gaming, painting, yoga, book clubs, etc.

Don't forget story times! All our libraries offer baby time, toddler time, and preschool story time; some branches offer bilingual, sensory, neurodivergent-friendly, and other types of story times, as well.

Go on an adventure!

Here are some ideas for summer adventures. Click on the links to find books to learn more about them!

Go hiking or birdwatching.

Go swimming or surfing.

Visit a national park or historical site.

Go camping.

Learn a new language.

Bike, scooter, or skate around your neighborhood or town.

Make a gift for someone.

Go to a theatre or musical performance.

Visit a museum.

Go on a vacation or staycation or road trip.

Get more out of the SRP experience

Need more information? SRP FAQs

Sign up for a LIBRARY CARD!

Need assistance to find the perfect read just for you? Send a BOOK HUNTER request!

Need a LOT of books at once? Send a BOOK BUNDLE request!

 Let us know what you're reading and/or doing during the summer in the comments!