Summer Reading

Summer Reading is coming!

Q: How do I participate? 

A: Stop in the Library to register and get your Summer Reading folder anytime
on or after MONDAY JUNE 24th.
Contact Megan at with any questions.


For more SBL & Summer Reading Information, see:
Summer Calendar (Kids) 
Library Event Calendar (all ages) 
Reading Log Instructions

2024 Governor’s Reading List
Story Time & Baby Bees
SBL Book Clubs for Kids
SBL Book Clubs for Teens
2025 Nutmeg Nominees



Q: What age kids can participate?
A: The Summer Reading Program is open to all ages! We have programs tailored for kids, teens, and adults!
For very young children (under 3)
our all-year-round 1000 Books Before Kindergarten may be a better fit. 

Q: Do I need to live in Columbia to participate?
A: No

Q: Do I have to register to participate?
A: Yes! You’ll register when you pick up your folder. 


Check out some of our exciting summer events:
Registration opens for the following programs on
Call or stop in to register on or after June 1st.



Registration opens for the following programs on
Call or stop in to register for on or after June 24th.