Library Launches Summer Reading Club

St. Louis County Libraries kick off their summer reading clubs June 1.

will start its summer reading club June 1. All ages can participate through Aug. 4 and participation is free. Stop by the library to sign up. 

Here are the clubs offered by age, provided by the St. Louis County Library: 

Sweat Dreams @ Your Library
Baby Summer Reading Club for ages 0-2
Parents, keep track of how many books you read to your little one and how many library story times you attend on the log sheet you receive when you sign up. Bring the log sheet to the library when you reach each prize stop. Prizes include electronic keys, Giggables and board books. 

Dream Big, Read!
Kids Summer Reading Club for ages 3 - entering 5th grade
Kids, track the number of minutes or books read on a special log sheet. Bring your log sheet to the library when you reach each prize stop and earn great prizes. A full line-up of great programs will be featured including live performers, crafts, puppetry, animals, movies, treats, and, of course, stories. Prizes include a chance to win Cardinals tickets and passes to a St. Louis Blues game. Kids who complete the club will receive a pass to one of five Library Nights at the Magic House (pass includes free entry for one child and up to two adults). In addition, kids who complete the SRC bonus round will be entered into a raffle for a Target gift card.

Own the Night
Teen Summer Reading Club for teens entering 6th - 12th grade
Teens can earn points by reading books, magazines, graphic novels, and listening to audiobooks. Register and keep track of your reading online at www.slcl.org/teens or pick up a log sheet at your nearest branch. When you complete a level visit a branch to collect your reward. Programming includes Angry Birds live, henna art tutorials, t-shirt design classes, comic and manga drawing workshops, a zombie invasion and more. Grand prizes include a Kindle Fire (one winner per branch!), a mountain bike, a Dell laptop and an iPad 2.

Step Into New Worlds
Adult Reading Club for ages 18 and older
The Adult Reading Club encourages participants to complete 10 books or 50 hours of reading time during the 11-week period (May 29 - August 13). Individuals who complete the club will be entered into a drawing to win gift cards from Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Starbucks and the St. Louis Bread Company. Other prizes include Mary Engelbreit tote bags, signed first editions of popular books, and tickets from the St. Louis Cardinals and Wehrenberg Theaters. Stop by your local branch to register, then pick up a reading log at and get started


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