The Summer Reading Program encourages summer reading and education through programs and events around a centralized theme.
Dates: June 15-August 15
Birth to 3 – “Every Hero has a Story”
Ages 4-12 – “Every Hero has a Story”
Teens – “Unmask!”
Adults – “Escape the Ordinary”
Any Cabarrus County resident can participate. The program divides participants into groups with age-appropriate activities. Pick up a reading log at any branch of the library. In the two months of the program, participants can qualify for a prize by logging hours spent reading.
Get a prize for signing up:
Kids ages 0-12 get a reading record, bookmark, bag and stamper
Teens get a reading record, bookmark and earbuds in a case
Adults get a reading record and bookmark
Earn a free book
Kids ages 0-3 earn a free book after logging 10 hours
Kids ages 4-12 earn a free book after logging 15 hours
Teens earn a free book after logging 20 hours
Adults earn a free book after reading five books
Individuals in each age group can submit book reviews for a chance to win a tote bag. Winners selected by random draw. Limit of one entry per week.
Teens can submit puzzle/brain teaser entries for a chance to win a water bottle or notebook. Winners selected by random draw. Limit of one entry per week.
The Guessing Jar – Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to guess the amount of items in a jar. Each jar will stay at each branch one month. At the end of the month, the winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to Books-a-Million.
Cabarrus County Public Library (CCPL) branch locations:
Concord: 27 Union Street N, Concord, 704-920-2050
Harrisburg: 201 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg, 704-920-2080
Kannapolis: 850 Mountain Street, Kannapolis, 704-920-1180
Mt. Pleasant: 8556 Cook Street, Mt. Pleasant, 704-920-2202