Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Sign up, read, and record what you’ve read. Return to the library each week for a chance to win prizes.  Young People ages 3–18 can sign up at the library or sign up online.

Check out our free events:


  • Wednesday, July 17th: Space Out STEAM Activities: Space Unicorn at 2:00 pm for all ages. Hands on Space Unicorn themed activities.
  • Thursday, July 18th: Out of this World at 1:00 pm, Lansingburgh Branch, for ages 5-11. Learn about the constellations in our sky and try to defy gravity in our program space.
  • Tuesday, July 23rd: Space Out STEAM Activities: Galaxy Rocks at 2:00 pm, Main Library, all ages.  Hands on Galaxy Rocks themed activities.
  • Wednesday, July 24th: Birds of Prey at 11:00 am, Main Library, for all ages. Meet and learn about live birds of prey at the library.
  • Thursday, July 25th: Space Technology at 12:00 pm, Lansingburgh Branch, for ages 5-11. Explore space-related technology used on Earth.
  • Tuesday, July 30th: Reptile Adventure at 2:00 pm,  Lansingburgh Branch, for all ages.
    See and touch live lizards and reptiles at the library.

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Summer Reading Challenge 2019: Continuing Programs

All Summer:

  • Lego League: Mondays – all day, Lansingburgh Branch, ages 4 and up
  • Teen Gaming: Tuesdays at 3:00 pm, Lansingburgh Branch
  • Family Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 am, Lansingburgh Branch. Stories, songs and movement for ages 0-5.
  • Don’t Be Bored Games: Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, Main Library, all ages. Drop by and play board games in the Young People’s Room!
  • Greta the Reading Dog: Saturdays at 12:00 pm, Main Library, all ages. Read or visit with Greta.

Other Reading Programs for Kids

1000 books before kindergarten

We are launching a new early Literacy program specifically designed to give babies and toddlers the best start possible on lifelong reading and learning skills. 1KBBK is an easy-to-follow program designed to help parents and children get in the habit of reading on a regular basis and to improve all important language skills before they enter kindergarten. Stop by the Main Library and ask about 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.


Access MyON digital titles for Pre-K – Grade 8.

Username: read
Password: books