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Summer Reading Adventure


Summer Reading Volunteer Program

Teens entering grades 7-12 in the fall who enjoy working with children, possess good communication skills and are comfortable using a computer are encouraged to apply to become a summer reading volunteer. The application period begins on May 1 of each year with volunteer opportunities available at all three Carlsbad City Library locations.

If you are interested in becoming a summer reading volunteer, please sign up for the Volunteer Interest List activity. You will be contacted in April with more details about the program and how to apply.

  • If you have previously volunteered for the City of Carlsbad or Carlsbad City Library and/or already have a Better Impact account, please log in to your account, then sign up for Volunteer Interest List activity.
  • If you are a new volunteer and do not have a Better Impact account, select the Fill in an application option to create an account, then sign up for the Volunteer Interest List activity.

For all other city volunteer opportunities, please visit the City of Carlsbad's volunteer services page.


2018 Summer Reading Adventure

Carlsbad City Library's all-new Summer Reading Adventure runs June 18 - Aug. 5 and offers summer reading fun for everyone! Highlights of the new program include a convenient online reading log, revamped reward levels and a reading program just for tweens. Details will be announced in the spring. Sponsored by the Friends of the Carlsbad Library.

2018 SRP Sponsors

A very special thank you to the Friends of the Carlsbad Library for supporting the Summer Reading Adventure year after year.

Additional 2018 SRP sponsors:

  • Benihana
  • LEGOLAND California Resort
  • San Diego Air & Space Museum
  • San Diego Natural History Museum