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Summer Reading Program

 

Summer Reading Program Volunteers

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) volunteer application period ended on May 26, 2017. Registered SRP volunteers may access their account at MyVolunteerPage.com. For all other city volunteer opportunities, please visit the City of Carlsbad's volunteer services page.

2017 Summer Reading Program

Carlsbad City Library's annual Summer Reading Program runs June 19 - Aug. 4, 2017 and offers summer reading fun for everyone! Sponsored by the Friends of the Carlsbad Library.

Little Ones

For babies & toddlers, birth up to age 3.

Get your young one ready to read by participating in this special program just for babies and toddlers. Perform reading activities together to receive a special prize.

Kids

For children, ages 3 - 6th grade.

All sorts of special events, prizes and reading fun await you this summer! Read anything, or be read to, and earn prizes when you report on what you've read.

Sign-up: Join the Summer Reading Program and receive a Reading Log at any Carlsbad City Library location.

Read: Read anything you like for as long as you like - books, magazines, newspapers! It’s summer! Have fun!

Report: Come to the Library and talk to a volunteer about what you’ve read. You can report once each day. Make sure you bring your Reading Log with you every time.

Reporting Hours at Dove & Cole
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Reporting Hours at Library Learning Center
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.


Prizes: Earn up to two prizes per week just for reporting. Each report earns you a raffle ticket for the weekly drawing prize. After 7 reports, receive an SRP T-shirt; after 10, receive complimentary passes to area museums and coupons to local establishments. While supplies last.

Teens

For teens, 7th - 12th grade.

Earn radical rewards and tasty treats by reading books, magazines and more! Be sure to drop in and catch special events just for teens.

Sign-up: Join the Summer Reading Program and receive a Reading Log at any Carlsbad City Library location.

Read: Read anything you like for as long as you like - books, magazines, newspapers! It’s summer! Have fun!

Report: Come to the Library and talk about what you've read. You can report once each day. Make sure you bring your Reading Log with you every time.

Reporting Hours at Dove & Cole
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Reporting Hours at Library Learning Center
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.



Prizes: Earn up to two prizes per week just for reporting. Each report earns you a raffle ticket for the weekly drawing prize. After 7 reports, receive an SRP T-shirt; after 10, receive complimentary passes to area museums. While supplies last.

Adults

For adults, ages 18 and up.

Read or listen to a book and fill out a review card. Turn in your review card for a weekly raffle ticket for a chance to win a $20 bookstore gift card.

2017 SRP Sponsors

A very special thank you to the Friends of the Carlsbad Library without whom we could not provide the Summer Reading Program year after year.

Additional 2017 SRP sponsors:

  • Benihana
  • Beach Plum Kitchen
  • Burger Lounge
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Daphne's California Greek
  • El Puerto Mexican and Seafood
  • Golden Spoon
  • Ignite Bistro
  • INT Softboards
  • La Costa Coffee Roasting 
  • LEGOLAND California
  • Museum of Making Music
  • Pizza Port
  • Pollos Maria
  • Rubio's Coastal Grill
  • Ruby's Diner
  • Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill
  • San Diego Air & Space Museum
  • San Diego Natural History Museum
  • Señor Grubby's
  • Souplantation
  • Surf Brothers Teriyaki
  • The Old Spaghetti Factory
  • Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen
  • Wetzel's Pretzels