Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities

Looking for entertainment during the hot summer days? Want to have a chance at winning prizes too? YPL is challenging our patrons to read more this summer!  If you join READsquared and log your reading from June 1st to August 15th, you will receive one virtual entry per book read for an Amazon gift card raffle.  Each program and each library branch will hold its own drawing.

Register through READsquared to join summer reading and receive a free tote upon signup.  Log your reading and be entered to win an Amazon gift card!  The top readers in each branch win a gift basket.

Summer Reading goes from Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Monday, August 15, 2022

You can also sign up in person.  Ask for you reading log at the Reference Desk at your branch, or download a PDF of reading log here.

Summer Reading Rules:

  • Have fun!  Read whatever genres you enjoy. 
  • Summer Reading Lists and assignments can be accessed through the READsquared Website.                
  • Audiobooks count! If you’re commuting or multi-tasking, you can still listen to books and learn from them. We have over 13,000 free MP3 audiobook titles available for download through our OverDrive service.
  • Children and their guardians are encouraged to each sign up for summer reading together. Lead by example. The books you read to your children, grandchildren and siblings count for both adult and children. Reading to children not only sparks curiosity and imagination, but increases their ability to focus, concentrate and communicate, and builds strong relations between the reader and child. Learn more about creating a lifelong love of reading at 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten page


Choose your program:

1000 Books Before Kindergarten – Birth to age 4
Children’s Program – Ages 5-11 
Teen Program – Ages 12-18
Adult Program – Ages 19 & Up

For step by step instructions on how to register for READsquared, please click here.

Tutorial on how to sign up on READsquared:

Weekly  Grab and Go Themes:

June 27-July 2:  Dolphins, Whale, and Tails

July 4-July 9:  Sand and Sea Turtle Week

July 11-July 16:  Shark Week

July 18-23:  Pirates and Treasures

July 25-30:  Lighthouses and Shipwrecks

Aug. 1-Aug 6:  Boats Floats and Submarine

Aug. 8-12:  Sailing and Save our Waterways

Aug. 15:  Summer Reading Finale