Summer Reading Club

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Summer Reading Club starts on Monday, May 23 through READsquared!  Earn points by logging your minutes read or book titles read.  Please see the age groups below for specific reading program requirements. Make sure to earn your points and claim your prize by Friday, August 5.

  • Register online or on the READsquared app, available on App Store and Google Play.
  • Earn points by reading, storytelling, or listening to stories.
  • Get digital badges along the way.  Try to collect them all!
  • Complete the Summer Reading Club program by collecting points for reading.

Important Dates

May 23:  First day of Summer Reading
May 24: First day of Summer Programs
June 13: First day to pick up your prize
August 5:  Last day to log your titles and earn points for Summer Reading.
August 12:  Last day to pick up your prize

What Counts in READsquared?

Books, eBooks, audiobooks, eAudiobooks, comics, magazines, eMagazines, newspapers, graphic novels, manga, blogs, and anything else you can get your hands on to read!  You can also count books read to you or that you read to someone else.

Programs and Performers!

There are a variety of programs at the library this summer for all ages.  Visit the program pages for children, teens, and adults!

Family Matinee Movies

Movies are back this summer!  Held in the Auditorium.   Seating is available first-come, first-served. Program attendees will be eligible to win a Blu-ray copy of the movie at the end of each show.  Recommended for ages 5+.  

Prizes!

Children and teens will receive a prize book and other goodies while supplies last.

Adults will receive a tote bag filled with goodies, a coupon for a fresh-baked cookie from the Food for Thought Café, and a coupon for a free book from the Friends of the Library book sale.

The Age Groups

Youth (ages 0-18)


Read or listen to books this summer to collect digital badges and complete the Summer Reading Club. 

Each minute read is worth 1 point. Each mission is worth 50 points. Log a total of 600 points to complete Summer Reading Club.

Log your minutes read or missions completed through READsquared. Once you receive your completion email, come to the Library to claim your prize. Prizes available while supplies last.

Adults (ages 18+)


Read 4 books, 600 minutes, or complete a combination of reading and missions.  Each book is worth 150 points.  Each minute is worth 1 point. Each mission is worth 75 points.  Log a total of 600 points to complete summer reading club.  That's it!

Log your titles or minutes read through READsquared.  Once you receive your completion email, head to the library to claim your prize.  Every adult who completes summer reading club gets a book coupon for the Friends of the Library book sale, a coupon for a fresh-baked cookie from the Food for Thought Café, and a tote bag filled with goodies.

Adult Summer Reading Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Allen Public Library.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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