Summer Reading Program 2017

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Summer Checklist:

  1. Register for the summer reading program!  

    Babies   Children   Teen   Adult   
  2. Earn incentives, a chance to donate, and prize opportunities for your reading!

  3. Attend fun and engaging programs!

  4. Thank our wonderful sponsors!

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Find out about each program

Summer Reading Program Booklet

Download the 2017 Summer Reading Booklet (link below) with a calendar of events and summer reading info.  These are also available to pick up at the library while supplies last!

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Reading and Registering


Register for your program online or at the just takes a couple minutes! 

Registration begins May 15 online and June 5 at the library.  The last day to register is June 30, either in person or online. 

Online Registration        


Pick up your reading log at the library June 5 or after to start recording your reading time.
Read the number of designated minutes for 28 days or more, and you will complete the reading program. Stop in the library for 7-day incentives and chances to win!  July 31 is the deadline for reading, turning in your reading log, and receiving incentives or entering prize drawings.


A small sampling of the programs are listed below, plus a link to download the summer reading program calendar.

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  • Rhyme Time
  • Movin' and Groovin'




Thank you to our Sponsors!

Viola McMorris Summer Reading Endowment
Independence Public Library Foundation
Friends of the Independence Public Library

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Bill's Pizza and Smokehouse
Pizza Ranch
Burger King

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