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Libraries Rock

Summer Reading Program

Libraries Rock

How the program works

Sign up beginning at 9AM on Monday, June25

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

If you haven’t already, sign-up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. After reading the first 100 books, receive a canvas tote bag. When you complete the challenge, choose a gift book and get your picture on the Wall of Fame.

Entering Preschool – Grade 6

When you sign-up for the summer reading program, you will receive a calendar to record the number of minutes you read or are read to everyday. When you come to the library, bring your calendar with the minutes added up. For every hour you read, you will get a pebble to add to our tank. If the pebble has a dot on it, you get to choose a prize.

Rocking Chair

Keep it Rockin'

Ross Furniture

Stop in the Children’s Room anytime to rock and read in the rocking chair generously donated by Ross Furniture Company. Watch for special guest rockers through the summer. Check FaceBook to see whose been rockin’ and reading.


Rockin’ Raffle

Guitar Center

Sign up for summer reading between Monday, June 25 and Saturday June 30 and your name will be entered in a drawing for a ukulele generously donated by Guitar Center of Portsmouth.


Creation Station


Every week during summer reading we will have an exciting  new project at the Creation Station. Drop in anytime  to make and take a fun summer craft.

 See our complete list of programs on the Events tab