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Summer Reading Program

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2017 Programs Details

Get your entire family registered for our Summer Reading Program and build your home library at the same time! Anyone who signs up for the Summer Reading Program will receive a voucher for one free book at the Library Book Sale. 

The Program

  • Sign up at the library or online at home beginning June 3, 2017.
  • Any Provo City Library cardholder in good standing is eligible to participate.
    • Apprentices, ages 0-3
    • Journeymen, ages 4-8
    • Master Craftsmen, ages 9-12
    • Teens, ages 12-18
    • Adults, ages 18 and up
      • Note: 12 and 18 year-olds can choose which program to enter.
  • Apprentices, Journeymen, and Master Craftsmen: Set a reading goal and record your progress online.
  • Teens/Adults: Read a minimum of 3 books this summer to win a tape measure and be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing for a $300 Amazon gift card. To win more prizes, continue reading books, attending library programs, and completing Challenges!

The more you read.
The more challenges you complete.
The more library programs you attend.


After registering, you will automatically be assigned to one of three teams (green, orange, or yellow). Teams will actively compete against each other to see who can get the most points from reading by the end of the program. The winning team will be announced at the Summer Reading Pool Party on Saturday, July 29.


  • Challenges are activities designed to explore reading, highlight library resources, perform services, and to just have fun.
  • A list of Challenges can be found on your Summer Reading account.

Library Programs

  • There are dozens of interesting and fun Library Programs scheduled throughout the summer.
  • After logging in, a complete list of library programs can be found in the Events section or find more information on the Library’s online calendar.


  • Badges are unlocked by logging books/minutes, completing Challenges, and attending Library programs.
    • Enter a secret code picked up after attending a Library program or completing an activity at the Library.
    • Complete a Challenge. A list can be found after logging into your Summer Reading account.


Learn more about the Teen & Adult Summer Reading Program

Learn more about the Children's Summer Reading Program