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TD Summer Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club 2019 (birth to 12 years)




You can participate by reading books, comics, or listening to stories. Read at home, on vacation, or anywhere the summer takes you!
This year we encourage you to get outside and explore the natural world! Get active, soak up the sun, make friends and get to know the natural world around you through activities and events at the library. Check out recommended reads, review books, track your reading and share your learning with library staff and friends.

How to Register for Summer Reading Club 2019:

New this year, register for Summer Reading Club online!
Beginning Tuesday, June 25th at 9:30 AM please, sign-up online using Eventbrite.
You do not need to print your ticket, library staff will be able to look up your registration online if necessary.
Please come to the library to collect your child's SRC Reporting Booklet OR the Tween Summer Reading Challenge list from the SRC Reporting Desk anytime AFTER July 2nd OR pick one up at the Farmers' Market on July 2nd.
Reporting officially begins on Wednesday, July 3rd at 9:30 AM at all branches.

Or, Sign-Up at the Summer Reading Club Launch Party 2019!

A Library & City of Pickering Collaboration
Tuesday, July 2nd | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Pickering Farmers' Market (Across from the Central Library)


Help us celebrate the start of summer at our annual launch celebration. Sign-up for summer reading club, take on our scavenger hunt, enjoy a sweet treat, enter to win a summer prize pack, and participate in fun family activities courtesy of these local community services:

»» Enter for a chance to win a Summer Family Fun Prize Pack

»» Tour a Pickering Fire Services Truck

»» Craft with OPG

»» Do activities with EarlyON

»» Meet the animals of WindReach Farm

»» Meet and greet with Durham Region Health get photos in the #beyouyoubelong photo booth

»» Explore music with the UTSC iKids Centre


It's Lit! Tween Summer Reading Challenge 2019

This summer we'd like to introduce the TD SRC 'It's Lit' Tween Summer Reading Challenge to the Pickering Public Library. If you are between the age of 10-12 this summer, this challenge is for you!

How to participate:

- Ask for the Tween Challenge card from the SRC Reporting Desk at your home branch anytime after July 2nd
- Complete at least 10 of the 16 challenges on the card
- Come back to the SRC Reporting desk with your completed challenge card & write a review of one of the books you read this summer
- Your review will be entered into a draw for a grand prize at the end of the summer

Please Note: You can fill out a review (works as a ballot for the draw) for as many books as you have read over the summer to a maximum of 16.

The 'It's Lit' Tween Summer Reading Challenge closes August 31st, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Winners will be contacted Tuesday, September 3rd.

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