The Francis Branch is temporarily closed today (Monday, June 17) due to an HVAC issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Francis Branch is temporarily closed today (Monday, June 17) due to an HVAC issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club

June 7 to August 2, 2024

Earn points in the Summer Reading Club as you read, explore your library, and explore your community! 

In June, all participants will receive a free book and a sticker or button, just for signing up. In July, all participants  will receive a free book and a free tote bag! Earn more points as you read and listen to books and complete activities! Everyone who has at least one point each month will be entered into the drawing to win a prize that month, so be sure to log your reading and activities on Beanstack before the end of each month. Each location will have a prize winner each month.

This summer, everyone who has at least one point per month will be entered into a drawing to win a prize that month. There will be ten prizes in June for each age category: early literacy (ages 0-5), children (6-11), teens (12-18) and adults, and ten additional prizes for each age category in July. 


Summer Reading Club Kickoff Concert

4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, June 7
Main Library, Richard Pfeil Family Courtyard

Celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Club in the courtyard at Main Library! Enjoy activities, food trucks and live performances by Los Hermanos Bueno and musician Nicole Williams while you sign up for summer reading.



Featured performers: 

Los Hermanos Bueno
Richard Pfeil Family Courtyard

Nicole Williams, Rhythm to You LLC
Richard Pfeil Family Courtyard

​Nicole Williams embodies what is means to utilize the power of music to enhance the lives of people.  A graduate of renowned Berklee College of Music, Nicole has an extensive musical background expanding decades both as a professional musician and music educator. Learn more at rhythmtoyou.com.


Activities: 
Dance to music provided by DJ Gino J
Take a picture in a 360° photo booth provided by TDC Entertainment 
Enjoy soccer tricks with Futboleros
Cool off with a free popsicle 
Grab a bite from Rico Suave and the Real Grille food trucks!


Summer Reading Club Activities

Earn one point for each activity:
  1. Read or listen to books, graphic novels, e-books and magazines.
  2. Explore Your Library: 
    • For all ages:
      • Get a library card.
      • Attend a Library program. Visit sjcpl.org/events.
      • Visit the library. Make a Craft at your library; introduce your child to the library staff and explain what staff do at the library; ask what experiences your branch has and participate.
      • Develop your library skills. Show someone how to search for a book on the Library computer or the Library app.
      • Place a hold or have a librarian show you how to put a book on hold through the app or website.
  3. Explore Your Community

Summer Reading Club is sponsored by:

  • Action Glass

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