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Kids and Teens:

  • Log in and enter how much you are reading each day on the summer reading website.
  • Win a prize each week that you read a total of 60 minutes or more!

Pre-Readers: (new program this year!)

  • Pick up a Rubber Ducky Bingo Card from either library or download August card here
  • Complete and color all of the early literacy activities on your card, then visit the library to choose a free board book!

Listening Counts:

  • All ages can participate in summer reading. Listening to audio books counts towards minutes read. Caregivers can record time spent reading to children. If one child reads to another, that counts as well. All types of reading and listening can be counted towards minutes read.

Concord Public School Recommended Summer Reading Lists and Websites:

Help us Build a Better World:

  • We are collecting coins in a jar in the Children's Room to donate to the Gaining Ground program, "Read for Seeds". Read more about the program here.

Can't decide what book to read? Stop by at the Children's Desk and we will be happy to help.

All Summer Reading Events:

(* Means you must register for this event.) See this page for the most up-to-date information on these events.



 Day of week




Kickoff - Movie & Giant Candyland 6/13/17 Tuesday                         2 - 6 pm Families Main Library
Teens End of School Ice Cream Sundae Party 6/20/17 Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30 pm Teens Main Library
Baby Yoga* [Sign up here] 7/10-7/31/17 Monday 10 am Babies Fowler Branch
Family Movie 7/14/17 Friday 1 - 3 pm Families Main Library
Maasai Bead Workshop* [Sign up here] 7/17/17 Monday 7 pm 10+ and up Main Library
Volunteer at Gaining Ground* [Sign up here] 7/19/17 Wednesday 10 am - 12 pm 5+ with caregiver Gaining Ground
Origami Workshop with Michael LaFosse 7/19/17 Wednesday 7 pm 8+ and up Main Library
Family Movie 7/25/17 Tuesday 3 - 5 pm Families Fowler Branch
Origami Birds 7/26/17 Wednesday 4 pm 8+ and up Fowler Branch
Storytime with Clifford the Big Red Dog 7/28/17 Friday 10:30 am Families Fowler Branch

Backyard Astronomy with Aldrich Astronomical Society

7/31/17 Monday 7 pm Families Fowler Branch
Read to Diamond the Dog* [Sign up here] 8/1/17 Tuesday 3 - 4 pm All ages Main Library
Family Movie 8/4/17 Friday 1 - 3 pm Families Main Library
Ice Cream Party 8/8/17 Tuesday 1 - 3 pm Families At Both Libraries
Book Discussion, "Hold Fast" by Blue Balliett 8/8/17 Tuesday 3:30 pm 11+ Main Library
Family Movie 8/15/17 Tuesday 3 - 5 pm Families Fowler Branch
Procrastinators Party 8/28/17 Monday 4 - 6 pm 11+ Fowler Branch