Launch a love of reading this summer

Summer Reading program begins June 1

Blast off and discover out-of-this-world fun at Jefferson County Public Library. Explore a universe of stories and activities, from the cosmic-sized collection to space-themed programs, infinite possibilities lie ahead for this program that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.

Summer Reading rockets into action June 1 – July 31. Registration opens May 1. Readers of all ages, even babies and adults, are welcome on this Mission to Read that helps keep minds active over the summer.

Registration is now open and reading begins June 1 as the county works towards reading and logging 50 million minutes. When goals are met, prizes are earned, including $500 for the Foothills Animal Shelter.

Schools can win one of five $800 prizes if they have the most readers finishing the program by reading 8 hours (elementary) or 16 hours (middle and high school), as compared to school enrollment.

Individual prizes include free books, amusement park tickets, space-themed rubber ducks for babies and a book bag for adults.

Summer Reading is made possible thanks to our sponsors: Jefferson County Library Foundation; Lakeside Amusement Park; Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park; Comcast; Wulf Foundation; First Bank; Genesee Mountain Foundation; and The Kerr Foundation.

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