Adventure Begins at Your Library, Summer Reading Program 2024, Guilderland Public Library

Summer Reading Program 2024

July 2 – August 17

Read Books, Complete Activities, Attend Programs, Earn Tickets, Win Prizes!

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Earn raffle tickets by completing your Summer Reading Tracker!

Show a librarian your tracker progress to receive raffle tickets. Use raffle tickets for a chance to win one of our prize baskets:

Youth Prizes

๐ŸŒณ Outdoor Play Basket

๐Ÿฎ Greufus the Cow Basket

๐ŸŽจ Art Adventure Basket

๐Ÿฆย Corner Ice Cream Store –ย $50 Certificate

๐Ÿ“– Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza – $50 Certificate

๐Ÿฆ˜ย UrbanAir Adventure Park – $50 Certificate

Adult Prizes

๐ŸŽฃ The Great Outdoors Basket

๐Ÿต Cozy Game Night Basket

๐Ÿ’Ž Treat Yourself Basket

๐Ÿ“† Our Summer Events

Click below to view our Library Calendar of all our great programs this summer!

๐Ÿ“– Read it Forward

No fines. No due dates. Just read, review, & pass it on.

Teens (grades 6-12), you have an extra chance to win a prize for reading this summer!
All you need to do is read one or both of our Read it Forward books, write a review using the QR code inside the book, and then pass it on to someone else to read for a chance to win a prize!

HollowElatsoeThis summer, the libraries of the Capital Region will Read it Forward with TWO books: Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger and the graphic novel Hollow by Shannon Waters and Brandon Boyer-White.

To get started, pick up your Read it Forward book at our Summer Reading Kick-Off on 7/2 or stop by the GPL teen room while supplies last.

๐ŸŽ’ GCSD Resources

GCSD Summer Recommended Readingย 
Follow this link to view the recommended reading list for your child’s age group/grade.

Free eBooks and audiobooks via SORA
Use your GCSD Destiny library card number for access.


โœจ Teen Volunteers

Click the banner below to visit the Teen Volunteer page for current GPL volunteering opportunities.

We also have volunteer opportunities throughout the school year and offer certificates for completed volunteer hours.

Download the Beanstack App

Beanstack is a great way to track your reading progress and complete monthly reading challenges!

You can also leave book reviews for others to see.