Summer Reading: Reading Takes You Everywhere!


Thank you to everyone who participated in our "Reading Takes You Everywhere" 2018 Summer Reading program. 

Here is a breakdown of numbers for the summer...
155 people signed up to participate in summer reading. 
172 people participated in our FunDay Monday activities. 
Every Tuesday, kiddos gathered for storytime, with a total of 71 visits. 
181 people enjoyed our special events that included: Brodini the magician, a special Father's Day craft, the Northern Lights Music Festival Kids for Kids concert, Sean Emery the amazing juggler and The City Mouse and Country Mouse play.
65 people attended the end of Summer Reading Picnic.


Reading Programs offered at the Gilbert Library

  • Preschoolers
    • Pick up and fill out a reading log. After 3 hours of reading, you get to pick a prize from the Mystery Box!
    • Fill up your Passport.  It is filled with special activities to do by yourself or with others. You will get one sticker for your Passport and one for you.
    • Visit the Gilbert Library during June-August and earn a free book! Visit 9 times to earn your book.

  • Grade Schoolers
    • Sign up and receive a Summer Reading Necklace and brag tag. Earn beads for your necklace by tracking reading hours.
    • Fill up your Passport. Your Passport is filled with activities and completing them will earn you special beads.
    • Visit the Gilbert Library during June-August and earn a free book! Visit 9 times to earn your book. 

  • Teens & Adults
    • Pick up your punch card. Complete 12 of the spots to win a Mystery Grab Bag! You will also be entered into a drawing to win other prizes. 
    • Teens- You also can earn a book! Visit the library 9 times during June-August to get your book. 

Reading Takes You Everywhere!