Summer Reading 2021

 

Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2021 has concluded, but don't worry! Each year, the Library System plans a summer filled with reading challenges, special events, and of course, prizes! Check back next summer.
 

Summer Reading Prizes 2021

Each year, babies, children, and teens who complete their reading challenge earn great prizes. Check out the prizes provided by generous sponsors in our community last year!

 
 
Palmetto Basics Activities Challenge
  1. Register online.
  2. Print out your Summer Reading log or pick one up at any library system location.
  3. Complete 10 Palmetto Basics activities with your child.
  4. Log your success in your online Summer Reading profile.
Prizes
  • Greenville Drive prize voucher*
  • One board book per household, daycare, or group. Titles may vary.

While supplies last. Substitutes may be offered. Collect your prizes by July 31.

 

*Please Note: Once you've earned a Greenville Drive ticket voucher, your voucher must be redeemed for an actual ticket to the Wednesday, September 1, Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars Game, presented by Michelin.

Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars (RAS) Celebration Game Details
Wed, Sep 1

  • Parade of Champions at 6:30p and first pitch thrown at 7p
  • Please arrive no later than 6:15p to participate in Parade of Champions
  • For more information and to redeem your complimentary ticket voucher, visit GreenvilleDrive.com/RAS
 
 
Reading Challenge
  1. Register online.
  2. Print out your Summer Reading log or pick one up at any Library System location.
  3. Read for 6 hours OR read 24 books. Audiobooks count, too!
  4. Log your success in your online Summer Reading profile.
Prizes
  • Greenville Drive prize voucher
  • Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery coupon for a free pastry
  • Color-changing stadium cup
  • Reading medal

While supplies last. Substitutions may be offered. Collect your prizes by July 31.

 

*Please Note: Once you've earned a Greenville Drive ticket voucher, your voucher must be redeemed for an actual ticket to the Wednesday, September 1, Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars Game, presented by Michelin.

Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars (RAS) Celebration Game Details
Wed, Sep 1

  • Parade of Champions at 6:30p and first pitch thrown at 7p
  • Please arrive no later than 6:15p to participate in Parade of Champions
  • For more information and to redeem your complimentary ticket voucher, visit GreenvilleDrive.com/RAS
 
 
Reading Challenge
  1. Register online.
  2. Print out your Summer Reading log or pick one up at any Library System location.
  3. Read for 6 hours. Audiobooks count, too!
  4. Log your success in your online Summer Reading profile.
Prizes
  • Greenville Drive prize voucher
  • Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery coupon for a free pastry
  • Black retro sunglasses
  • USB light

While supplies last. Substitutions may be offered. Collect your prizes by July 31.

 

*Please Note: Once you've earned a Greenville Drive ticket voucher, your voucher must be redeemed for an actual ticket to the Wednesday, September 1, Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars Game, presented by Michelin.

Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars (RAS) Celebration Game Details
Wed, Sep 1

  • Parade of Champions at 6:30p and first pitch thrown at 7p
  • Please arrive no later than 6:15p to participate in Parade of Champions
  • For more information and to redeem your complimentary ticket voucher, visit GreenvilleDrive.com/RAS

FAQs

Why is Summer Reading important?

Children who participate in their public library’s summer reading program outperform those who don’t participate by:

  • having better reading scores by the end of third grade
  • scoring higher on assessment tests at the beginning of the school year
  • scoring higher on standardized tests
Who can participate?

Babies, children, and teens can all participate in the Summer Reading challenge! Summer Reading is free, open to the public, and does not require a Library card.

Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?

Of course! Ebooks, including Beginning Readers, are available with an adult or unrestricted juvenile library card on OverDrive and Hoopla. Ebooks for young children are also available on BookFlix and Tumblebooks.

Can I count audiobooks?

You bet! Audiobooks are available with an adult or unrestricted juvenile library card on OverDrive and Hoopla. Talking story books for young children are also available on BookFlix and Tumblebooks.

Can I still get a Summer Reading t-shirt?

We're so sorry! T-shirt ordering has ended for Summer Reading 2021.


Sponsors

We are so thankful for the support of these businesses and organizations in our community. 

 

Summer Reading 2021 Sponsors

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