Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program - “Imagine Your Story"

The Malvern-Hot Spring County Library offers a program during the summer months which children are encouraged to read. Younger children can receive credit by being read to, and when older children read to their younger siblings, both children receive credit! You can register your child through the Read Squared software. Registration opens on June 6, 2020, during the Drive Through Summer Kick Off. You can register online, through the Bookmobile, or pick up our summer reading log at the library. Prizes and incentives can be earned to inspire and motivate children to continue developing reading skills throughout the summer. Prizes can be pickup up via our curbside service. Register for an account by clicking the "ReadSquared" button below. The library offers a variety of programs, for all ages, in addition to the rewards program. This year, we are providing supply bags that include everything you need to complete the activities at home. You can view our instructional videos online, or ask for a DVD to be added to your bag. Our Summer Calendar is available online, via the events tab, or pick up a paper copy at the library. Any programs that require registration due to limited materials or space will be noted on the calendar. Happy Reading!

Reading Rewards Program

Our Reading Rewards Program is open to ages 0 to 99.  Participants earn prizes by recording how many minutes they read, are read to, or listen to an audiobook.  

How to Register:

Option 1: Register Online through Read Squared (see the button on the side of the page)

Option 2: Stop by the library and pick up a paper reading log!

How to Earn Prizes:

You record the title of the book and how many minutes have been read.  This can be done as little or as frequently as desired.  Our PreK program for 0-3 years tracks by using books read (ex. 10 books=100 points)

Receive reading incentives at each milestone. Prizes will be awarded for each 100 minutes/points along with a ticket for the end of summer grant prize drawings! The more you read, the more prizes you can win! 

Summer Rewards Program

*use this button to register and/or log minutes read

Summer Events

*Click here to see our events and register for events (when registration is required).  Events that require registration are indicated with an "R."  All programs and events offered by the library are free.

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