Summer Reading

You are invited to Valparaiso Public Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program June 1 – July 13, 2016

 The Valparaiso Library Summer Reading Program is for kids ages 3-16. Sign up preschool and grade school participants and Teen Volunteer Leaders as soon as forms are available. Teens may earn school credit for volunteering. TEEN VOLUNTEER LEADER TRAINING will be held at the library on a Saturday to be announced. Lunch furnished by the Library.

There are things for all to read and do EVERY DAY the library is open. Library summer reading hours are Tuesdays 3-8 p.m., Wednesdays & Thursdays 1-8 p.m., Saturdays 9- noon. You need a library account to borrow library materials. Library accounts are free.

Registration form (includes reading contract) and other information will be available at the library and will be available to download here:

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR LINK to 2016 Summer Reading Packet

Please return your completed forms to Valparaiso Public Library by May 24 or bring them to the first Wednesday Special Program. Participants turn in weekly reading record sheets starting the week of June 1, either at the special Wednesday program or any other day the Library is open. Those who complete their reading contract will receive a prize at the end of the program.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS,WEDNESDAYS, 1 to 3 p.m – Programs begin and end at the Valparaiso Senior Center. Each week focuses on a different topic. Each special program also includes time in the library, a snack, and outside activity when time and weather permit. Kids ages 3 to 5 who have not yet attended Kindergarten will spend most of their time in a special preschool program in the library but begin and end at the Senior Center.


Library staff may gather photos, videos, and other recordings from public programs, events, and library spaces, and these images may appear on the library’s website or in its print materials. To ensure privacy, images will not be identified with names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject and/or the subject’s parent or legal


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