Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

Now through August 19, 2020

Our Summer Reading Programs for all ages are ready for you! This year, participants will be logging their reading online; otherwise the programs are pretty much the same, with opportunities to earn raffle tickets for some great prizes. See below for details of each summer reading program.
 
Sign up here: freedom.readsquared.com (click on register)
You can also get the ReadSquared App:
Apple
Google Play

Adult Summer Reading


For every book or eBook you read or audiobook you listen to, you will earn 4 raffle tickets. Books do not have to be from Freedom Public Library. You will be able to select which prizes you want to try to win online - no filling out paper raffle tickets! There will be two sets of prizes with a drawings on July 23 and August 20. After you finish your second book, you will win a special Louie notebook!

Teen Summer Reading (Grades 7-12)


For every book or eBook you read or audiobook you listen to, you will earn 4 raffle tickets. Books do not have to be from Freedom Public Library. You will be able to select which prizes you want to try to win online - no filling out paper raffle tickets! After you finish your second book, you will win a special Louie notebook!

You can also earn raffle tickets through participating in "Missions"
  • ​​Weekly Teen Take & Make (4 raffle tickets). To register, Call the library at 539-5176 or email Elizabeth at director@freedompubliclibrary.org. You must sign up in order to get the supplies needed for the week's craft or activity.
  • Writing Workshop Series (4 raffle tickets each week). This is open for students entering grades 5-9 only. Click here for more information.

Kids Summer Reading (Grades K-6)


For every 15 minutes you read or are read to, you will get 1 raffle ticket and get to choose what prizes you want to try to win. Every week you log your reading and come into the library, you can choose a free book! There will be two sets of raffle prizes with a drawing on July 23 and another on August 20. Prizes will be on display in the library when we re-open.
You can also earn raffle prizes through participating in "Missions":
  • Weekly Kids' Take & Make "Mission"(4 raffle tickets). To register, Call the library at 539-5176 or email Elizabeth at director@freedompubliclibrary.org. You must sign up in order to get the supplies needed for the week's craft or activity.
  • Writing Workshop Series "Mission" (4 raffle tickets each week). This is open for students entering grades 5-9 only. Click here for more information.

Preschool Summer Reading

 
Summer Reading for the Preschool age group is an add-on to the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program. If you are not already enrolled in that program, please come to the library to sign up. Click here for a copy of the 100 books reading log.
 
For every 100 picture books read to a preschooler, they will receive 10 raffle tickets. They also receive 5 raffle tickets for every Preschool Storytime they participate in. (Considered a "Mission" in ReadSquared) Storytime is virtual and uploaded weekly on Wednesday mornings to the Library's YouTube Channel.