Summer Reading Program - June 22nd through August 17th


Summer Reading 2020 will look different than years past, but the AHRL’s still here to provide books, prizes, and activities to keep you active and reading all summer long!

Readers of all ages can participate in our “virtual” Summer Reading 2020 which opens on Monday, June 22nd and runs through Monday, August 17th.

We encourage you to call the AHRL and schedule a time to pick up a weekly “Grab & Go” activity pack, which includes items to take home to create fun crafts and projects. Call the library at 962-3321 to request your “Grab & Go” bag.

Also, stay on the look-out for our 2020 Summer Reading program videos and virtual programs.

Who can sign up?

Everyone!  Readers of all ages can participate.

How do I register?

There are two ways you can register for the AHRL summer reading program:

  1.  Click the link and fill out the registration form
  2.  Call the AHRL at 540-962-3321 to register over the phone.

What do I read/listen to?

You can read/listen:

  1.  Library books and audiobooks.
  2.  Books and audiobooks from home.
  3.  Ebooks and audiobooks from Hoopla, Libby/OverDrive, and RBDigital.

Need books?  Call the AHRL for curbside service for books and materials.  Also, patrons can utilize the library's electronic resources and download titles directly to a phone, tablet, or e-reader.

How do I record the books I read and/or listen to?

Download and print the reading log for your age group, or call the AHRL at 962-3321 to pick up a form.  If you are using the PDF Reading Logs, you can email your completed logs to ahrlsummerreading@gmail.com.

How do I win prizes?

Read, read, read!  Fill in your reading log.  Prizes will be distributed the week of July 13th and again the week of August 17th.  Call to set up a time during the prize weeks to bring your reading log to the AHRL and pick up the prizes you've earned.  The grand prize drawings will be held on August 22nd.

How can I participate in summer reading activities?

Call the library to request a weekly "Grab & Go" activity pack.  The AHRL staff has created weekly craft and project packs for readers in every age group.

Check out our weekly videos.  We'll be posting Story Times, read-alouds, craft projects, and much more.  You can view these on AHRL's website at www.ahrlib.org.  Select the 2020 Summer Reading menu tab to view our virtual programs.