SUMMER READING RUNS May 27-July 9, 2023
Summer Reading programs for all ages open May 27! Register here!
You can also download the READsquared App in the Google Play or AppStore.
Download the summer reading brochure here!
Preschool (Birth – 4 years) collect fun prizes as they experience books! Read 50 books to pick out a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair!
Kids (5-12 years) collect prizes as they read! Read for 1,000 minutes to pick out a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair!
Teens (13-17 years) collect prizes as they read! Read for 1,000 minutes to pick out a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair!
Adults (18 and up) Read 1,000 minutes and earn prizes at 250, 500, 750, and 1,000.
Parents, feel free to sign up and log minutes anytime you read to your kids!
Our annual Scholastic Book Fair will be held July 10-15, 2023. All are welcome! Children in the preschool, kids and teen program will earn a free book when they complete the program. (up to $12)
You may purchase books during the fair as well.
Kick-off Summer Reading on June 1st at our Kindness Carnival!
Games, face painting, activities and visit with Community Helpers
Apache Junction Police Department ~ Superstition Fire & Medical
Head Start ~ AJ Parks & Rec
~ U of A Cooperative Extension will be here to conduct screenings for children ages 5 and under
~ Get your Child ID done with AJPD
~ Sign up for the Pen Pal program!
~ Friends of the Library Kid’s Book Sale!
Events! The list below requires registration, click the event to sign-up!
Comic Book Kids ~ Tuesdays ~ Ages 9+
Kid’s Art Club ~ Thursdays ~ Ages 9+
Read & Rec Poolside ~ Saturdays ~ register through Parks & Rec
Fairy Hunt ~ Saturday, June 24 ~ All Ages
Guitar Lessons ~ Wednesdays ~ Ages 13+ (adults welcome too)
Teen Wood Burning ~ June 21 & 28 (both sessions)
Henna Body Art Workshop ~ June 13 ~ Ages 13+
Paint & Punch ~ June 29 ~ Ages 13+