Your Library Summer Reading Program

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Join us at Blue Pine Library for a summer of reading and activities for all ages! Begins June 5 and runs through August 15.

Summer Reading Materials

Summer Reading Program materials

Summer Reading Challenges

Library Scavenger Hunt

Complete a library scavenger hunt and earn an entry into our summer prize drawing!

A new hunt begins each week.

Read 50 minutes or 50 books

Don’t slide this summer! You have 50 days from the last day of school to the first day of school – can you read 50 minutes a day? A whole book a day? Download a tracking form and join the 50 minutes/50 books challenge!

Summer Exploring

How many places have you explored in our town? Download or pick up our Local Wonders map and take a selfie at each place. One entry into our prize drawing for every selfie you show library staff!

Summer Reading Performers

The Magic of Isaiah [module link]

Monday, June xx, 1 PM
Magic for the Family

  • Library shows convey a strong message around the importance of reading.
  • I incorporate many books with the magic, which makes a unique show for all ages.
  • I offer either a general literacy show known as “Reading is Magical” or I produce the show according to the National Library theme.

REGI - Raptor Education Group [title link]

Monday, July xx, 1 PM
Winged Wonders    

Have you ever met an owl face to face? What about a hawk? A falcon? Meet some of Wisconsin’s common, but rarely encountered birds. Discover what a raptor is, hear their stories and learn what you can do to ensure they remain a significant part of the ecosystem.

Stuart Stotts Storytelling

August 1, 1 PM
Storytelling and Songs

Author. Singer. Educator. Storyteller. Stuart Stotts delights thousands of children and parents with his captivating stories and songs.

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Face Painting

August 5, 1 PM
Blue Pine High School Art Club

Face painting by your local high school artists! 

Summer Reading Events

June 5th - Summer Reading Kickoff

Library open house, 3 PM – 7 PM!

Storytelling and reading with Ms. Kelly

Local author Kevin Bacon – signing his book From Here to the Moon

Stock up on your summer reading selections and get a head start on our prize drawing – one entry for every item checked out!

March in the 4th of July Parade

Line up at 8:30 AM, parade at 9 AM

Bring your bike, scooter, skateboard, or your legs and march in the 4th of July parade with the library! Wear your patriotic best!

August 15 - End of Summer Reading

1 – 5 PM at the library.

This is it! Turn in your summer reading records and celebrate with an old fashioned ice cream social.

Prize drawings and winners announced at 4:30 PM.

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