Library’s Summer Reading Starts

Courtesy    This summer’s reading program in Alameda is about to begin. Time to head to the beach and start reading.

Sun Staff Reports
Registration for “Reading Takes You Places,” the free 2018 Summer Reading Program at the Alameda Free Library, begins Friday, June 1. Created to encourage reading as well as life-long learning, this eight-week free program is open to all ages. No library card required.

Readers are invited to “Family Fun Day,” the Summer Reading Program kickoff event at the Main Library on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fun Day will feature games, crafts and a circus-comedy performance by Coventry & Kaluza. 

The library has a full schedule of special programs and events, allowing everyone to participate in the program’s fun reading and learning activities. This free program is made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Alameda Free Library. 

Registration and tracking of reading and activity completion takes place online. Library branches will also supply physical game boards to those who prefer them. 

Registration is required at The first day to play is Friday, June 1, the last day to register is Saturday, July 21, and the last day to play is Tuesday, July 31.

For more information visit or contact the Alameda Free Library’s Children’s Department at 747-7705.