ummer Reading

The Children’s Room is excited about the 2014 Summer Reading Program — Fizz Boom Read!  We have prizes and programs for everyone. Registration begins Thursday, June 19 for children up through Grade 5.


June 19 - August 22

Join us this summer!

How the Program Works:

dot Come to the GPL Children's Room to SIGN UP. You will need a library card. Children under 6 can use a parent's card. Receive a weekly raffle ticket when you sign up.

Fizz Boom Read!

dot Set a GOAL for SUMMER READING. How much are you going to read this summer? Parents: help your child come up with a realistic reading goal. Make it fun! You can fill out and sign the "Summer Reading Contract" as a reminder.


dot Get PRIZES! Come in once a week for 1 prize, 2 weekly raffle tickets, and 1 Grand Prize raffle ticket. (You are able to receive a total of 9 prizes—one per week—during the program. If you are on vacation and can't make it in, don't worry! You can catch up when you get home.

dot Participate in Library BINGO to receive extra weekly raffle tickets and a slushy coupon!



Looking for good books to read? Check out the book lists and links on the Recommended Books page.

Fizz Boom Read!

GPL Summer Reading Program 2014 is funded by the GPL Endowment Trust, Groton Trust Funds Lecture Fund, and Bemis, Inc.

Fizz Boom Read is sponsored by GPL, Massachusetts Library System, Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.