Summer Reading Program

Starts May 27

Welcome to the 2022 Summer Reading Program! The Rosenberg Library is offering people of all ages opportunities to read, learn, explore, and connect. Visit each age group to learn more about how to spend your summer with us!

What are Summer Reading Programs?

Summer Reading Programs give you and your whole family opportunities to enjoy reading, earn prizes, and participate in fun activities all summer long!

What ages can participate?

Whether you’re an adult, a teenager, or a newborn, we have a program tailored just for you!
If you participated last year, you can use the same account as before, and password recovery is possible via email:

How do we sign up?

There are two ways to start:

What prizes can we win?

Prizes vary depending on the program. You’ll have to come and find out!

 

Children

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Kindergarten – 12 years old

The Children’s Summer Reading Program rewards school-age children (from kindergarten through age 12) for reading, listening to, and logging in 600 minutes of reading between May 27 and August 13. Younger children (preschool and younger) are encouraged to sign up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading initiative.

  • Get a FREE t-shirt just for registering!
  • For every hour of reading, children can pick a special prize from the mysterious “Prize Cave”!
  • Complete the summer reading program by August 13 to win a trophy!

All prizes may be picked up at the Children’s Department. Prizes are available while supplies last and must be picked up no later than August 20.

This program is designed to be flexible, lighthearted and fun! For questions or assistance regarding the Children’s Summer Reading Program, email child@rosenberg-library.org or call 409.763.8854 Ext. 135.

View the latest Children’s events.

PLEASE NOTE: Rosenberg Library takes photos of program participants for promotional materials. Additionally, the Children’s department sends lists of summer program student participation to local schools. If you wish to be excluded from these practices, please contact Children’s Services Manager Karen Stanley at kstanley@rosenberg-library.org.

 

Teens

Teen Summer Reading Program

Ages 13 – 18 years old

The Teen Summer Reading Program rewards all young adults, ages 13 – 18, for reading and coming to library events all summer long! Program runs from May 27 – August 13.

  • Get a FREE brand new book just for registering!
  • For every 5 hours you read, receive scratch tickets to earn prizes like keychains, candy, dice, and more. You can also win digital raffle tickets for end-of-summer drawings!
  • Complete the summer reading program with 50 logged hours of reading by August 13 to win a $25 gift card to a local Galveston business of your choice!

All prizes may be picked up at the 2nd floor Reference Desk. Prizes are available while supplies last and must be picked up no later than August 20.

For questions regarding the Teen Summer Reading Program, contact Dustan Archer at darcher@rosenberg-library.org or call 409.763.8854 Ext. 140.

View the latest Teen events.

 

Adults

Adult Summer Reading Program

18 years and older

The Adult Summer Reading program rewards adults ages 18 and older for completing reading challenges! Program runs from May 27 – August 13.

Register for the Adult Summer Reading Program and earn scratch tickets for a chance to win instant prizes. Complete the program by logging 50 hours of reading time and you’ll earn the chance to win a Rosenberg Library coffee mug! Plus, get a summer reading book bag just for registering.

  • Get a FREE Summer Reading book bag just for registering!
  • Earn scratch off tickets for every 300 minutes of reading; winners can win gift cards to local businesses in the amounts of $5, $10, or $25!
  • Complete the Summer Reading Program by August 13 by logging 50 hours of reading and win a special Rosenberg Library Coffee Mug!

Prizes are only available while supplies last. If prizes are still available after the program, they must be picked up no later than August 20.

For questions regarding the Adult Summer Reading Program, contact the Reference Desk at reference@rosenberg-library.org.

View the latest Adult events.