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2022 Summer Reading

Get ready for Oceans of Possibilities in the library’s 2022 Summer Reading Program!

June 1 – Registration begins!  Stop by any of the three RCLS locations to complete a registration form and pickup a reading log.

July 30 – Last day to submit reading logs for entry in the grand prize drawing.

Level Up: Earn prizes the more you read!
Pick up your reading log at County Library, Haynes Branch Library, or Mountains Branch Library.  You can also download and print a copy by clicking here.  You can also track your reading online using BookPoints, our web-based Summer Reading platform.  In addition to tracking all of your family members reading logs in one place, each person can also earn online badges for completing fun activities.  Click here to visit our BookPoints site.

Adult Summer Reading
This year adults can participate in our Octo-books challenge!  Click here to download the game card and instructions.

Activities galore!
Starting with the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at POPS in Forest City (Monday, June 13, 10am to 12pm), there is a lot happening at the library this summer!  Participate in weekly activities at all three library locations.  Click here for a complete schedule.  Please note that registration is required for some activities.

The library in your neighborhood!
The library is excited to partner with Amity Apartments and Washburn Community Outreach to provide activities on-site at their locations.  See the schedule below for dates and times.

Outreach Schedule

Amity Apartments
130 Amity Drive
Forest City, NC 28043

Enjoy story time, an activity, and collect reading log prizes.

June 20 & 27 @ 2pm
July 11 & 18 @ 2pm

Washburn Community Outreach
2934 Piney Mountain Church Road
Bostic, NC 28018

Enjoy an activity and collect reading log prizes.

June 17 @ 10:30am
July 1 & 15 @ 10:30am

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