Children's Summer Reading Club

The theme for 2019: Imagine the Possibilities!

Registration for this year's Summer Reading Club opens June 10. Please register at the Children’s Information Desk, pick up your Summer Reading Club reading record and start reading! Summer Reading Club is for children in kindergarten to grade 5.

Read each day for 50 days! There will be weekly draws for prizes.

Medal ceremony, Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for medal presentations with Mayor Linda Buchanan, Councillor Jessica McIlroy and Chief Librarian Deb Hutchison Koep. Activities will include face painting, making buttons and other crafts.

Read To Me

Read To Me is for kids aged 5 and younger. Read with someone special over the summer and receive a book when you complete the program.  Sign up at the children’s information desk on the first floor, and pick up your reading record. Registration for Read To Me opens June 10.

Summer Reading Book Suggestions:

K-Grade 1:
Hamsters don't fight fires! By Andrew Root
My kite is stuck! and other stories by Salina Yoon
Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick
Creepy Pair of Underwear! By Aaron Reynolds
The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater
Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian

Grade 2-3
Isadora Moon Goes to School, by Harriet Muncaster
Gumazing Gum Girl! Popped Star, by Rhode Montijo.
The Amazing Crafty Cat, by Charise Mericle Harper
CatStronauts: Robot Rescue, by Drew Brockington
The slime Book: more than 30 amazing recipes: all you need to know to make the perfect slime by Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Anne of Green Gables, by L. M. Montgomery
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys, by Aaron Blabey
Gordon: Bark to the Future!, By Ashley Spires (on order)
Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-rats by Kevin Sherry
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel

Grades 4-5:
The Explorer, by Katherine Rundell
Karma Khullar's mustache, by Kristi Wientge
The Witch Boy, by Molly Ostertag
Wishtree, by Katherine Applegate
Invisible Emmie, by Terri Libenson
Lights, Camera, Cook!, by Charise Mericel Harper
Refugee, by Alan Gratz
Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, by Monique Gray Smith
All’s Faire in Middle School, by Victoria Jamieson
Big Blue forever: the story of Canada's largest blue whale skeleton, by Anita Miettunen

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