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The Summer Reading Program 2017 has ended. You have until Saturday, August 26 to collect your prizes from any branch. Please note, adult t-shirt prizes are no longer available.


Children, teens and adults are invited to join us for Summer Reading 2017, "Build a Better World." The program runs June 23 to August 19, 2017. Use your online log to keep track of time spent reading, listening to a book, or attending a library program. There are prizes and incentives for participants*, and fun, exciting and informative programs and classes all summer!

Don't forget to join us for the Summer Reading kick-off at all branches on Friday, June 23 and at the Main Library on Saturday, June 24. Check the events calendar for details.


Register for Children Summer Reading Program for ages 0-12.


Register for Teen Summer Reading Program for ages 13-17.


Register for Adult Summer Reading Program for ages 18+.

2017 Summer Reading Kickoff Events

Join us at our summer reading program kickoff events! Register to track your reading, participate in some fun health and wellness activities, and find out all about our summer program activities and special events.

Friday, June 23

Great Brook Valley Branch • 89 Tacoma Street • 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Frances Perkins Branch • 470 West Boylston Street • 3 - 5 p.m.
Burncoat Branch • 526 Burncoat Street • 4 - 6 p.m.
Goddard Branch • 14 Richards Street • 4 - 6 p.m.
Roosevelt Branch • 1006 Grafton Street • 4 - 6 p.m.
Tatnuck Magnet Branch • 1083 Pleasant Street • 4 - 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 24

Main Library • 3 Salem Square • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Thank you to our

2017 Summer Reading Program Sponsors









*Prizes and incentives are available while supplies last. Prizes and incentives must be picked up in person at any Worcester Public Library location. Must be a Worcester resident to be eligible for any grand prizes.

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