Summer with the Library - Blast off into reading!

Scene of planets and stars in space with the text "Summer with the Library" and "Blast off into reading!"

 

Congratulations to our 2020 Summer with the Library winners - Hannah, Abigail, and Staci! Each winner received a new Samsung Galaxy Tablet from our awesome sponsor PDQ Restaurant.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Alachua County Library District's summer reading program! Together, our participants logged more than 6,360 hours of reading and earned more than 6,000 badges in Beanstack. We're already looking forward to next year's Summer with the Library!

 

2020 Summer with the Library Winners

Participate

Virtual Events

Posted by: EleanoreM
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo may have been postponed until next year, but there’s no reason to wait another minute for fun outdoor summer sports activities! You can craft these entertaining games, and then play them with family or friends!
Posted by: NaomiB
Break out some spoons and get ready to beat on some drums because there's music all around us!
Posted by: PatC
What's in the polka-dot bag? Tune in to find out and learn colors and counting rhymes.

Connect

Summer with the Library is all-online in 2020. Stay connected with our #SummerWithTheLibrary virtual programs and events by following us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Tag us in your @AlachuaLibrary adventures!

Page Turner Adventures

Page Turner Adventures logo illustration of a blimp and a compass.View our Page Turner Adventures for your summer fun and enjoyment with new videos presented online every week with a different theme.
 
Videos include comedy story theater shows, crafts, recipes, author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more for children ages 5 – 10 and their entire family.

 

Summer Reads from Alachua County Public Schools and the Library!

Looking for a summer read? Check out these award winners and critically acclaimed books selected by librarians and educators from Alachua County Public Schools and Alachua County Library District.

Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

 

Discover

Download books, audiobooks, music, and magazines.

Access our online eSources and classes for life-long learning, including Lynda.com and Creativebug.

Complete activities on Beanstack to find new community places and go on digital adventures. With Beanstack you can earn badges, share reviews with other readers, and receive regular book recommendations in your inbox.