Summer Reading Programs

Borders (Waldenbooks) – May 4, 2010 – August 26, 2010

Ages 12 and under

Read any 10 books and choose 1 free book from a list of 10 .

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Barnes & Noble – May 25, 2010 – September 7, 2010

Grades 1-6

Read any 8 books and choose 1 free book from list.

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Half Price Books – Jun 1, 2010 – July 31, 2010

Ages 14 and under

Read at least 15 minutes each week and get a $3 shopping card. This can be repeated each week.

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Louisville Free Public Library – June 1, 2010 – August 7, 2010


Pick up a Summer Reading folder, read 10 Books between June 1 and August 7, return the folder to any public library location by August 7th and get these great prizes:

An eco-adventure pack – Family Pass to Art Sparks –

Family Pass to Jefferson Memorial Forest – Admission to Squire Boone Caverns, a Louisville Bats game, the Planetarium, and the Thomas Edison House – Free WendyÕs Frosty – Free FazoliÕs Lemon Ice – Free tickets to UofL athletic events

Also, enter to Win one of these Grand Prizes:

A set of World Book Encyclopedias – A family membership to the Speed Art Museum – A backpack of school supplies

Who can participate? Every child Birth to 5th grade may participate in the program one time during the summer. Children must be present to receive prizes and children cannot collect prizes on the same day they receive their folder.

Summer Reading Finales will be held at each library location on Saturday, August 7! Check with your neighborhood branch for times and activities.

Teen Summer Reading begins June 1 at all library locations! Think Globally, Read Locally this summer and win a pair of earbud headphones and a bundle of passes to University of Louisville sports events. Finish the program and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win an Outdoor Adventure Party at Jefferson Memorial Forest, tickets to a UofL football game, and a laptop computer!

Oldham County Public Library – June 3, 2010 – ?

The Summer Reading Program is open to all children from age 3 to age 12. We have a Wee Readers program for those 2 and under!

  • You must have an Oldham County Public Library Card in good standing to be registered for the reading program.
  • All registered participants should track the number of minutes read. For each 20 minutes read, color in a splash (on reading log). Preschoolers may count minutes read to them.
  • When you have colored in five splashes, you can enter the drawing for our weekly prizes and the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer.
  • When you have colored in 15 splashes, come for your prize and a coupon to the summer reading pool party!
  • For each additional five splashes, you can enter into the drawing for our grand prize again.

Bullitt County Public Library – June 12, 2010 – July 14, 2010


Summer reading is a FREE summer program for elementary age children (K-5). There are stories, crafts, and other activities. All participants are awarded coupons and prizes.

Children who read at least 10 books this summer and complete their reading log will win prizes at the end of the program! Parents with children that don’t read may read to them.

Pick up registration forms & reading logs at any library location. Reading logs must be returned by July 17.

Join us Saturday, June 12 at Ridgway Memorial from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a Special Kickoff to this year’s Summer Reading Program.

DonÕt forget to sign up for the Pizza Hut Book it! program.