Summer Reading 2018

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Sign-Up and Log Books Today for Summer Reading 2018.

Let's Read 100,000 Books TOGETHER, June 1 - July 31! 

Through reading, you can explore just about everything! The Library has a tremendous summer planned,
filled with opportunities for all ages to read, learn, and have fun at the library.

Learn why All Reading is Good Reading, and learn how to Avoid the Summer Slide.

Click Here to Participate

Read Books, Earn Prizes!

Adults who sign up for summer reading receive a tote bag, while supplies last. All kids and teens who complete the program and submit a reading log will earn a prize book and other cool rewards, while supplies last. 

Prize Drawings in August!

SF 49ers

All readers ages 5+ (adults, teens, and kids) who register online and log at least 5 books by July 31 will be entered into prize drawings.

Grand Prize: Game Day Experience
August 30 at 7 p.m.  Attend the pre-season 49ers versus Los Angeles Chargers Game.  Winner will receive 4 tickets, 4 pre-game field passes, and 1 parking pass.

Additional 49ers PrizesWinners will receive Autographed 49ers Memorabilia.

Gilroy Gardens

All kids age 0-5 who register online and log at least 5 books by July 31 will be entered into prize drawings for:

Gilroy Gardens Admission Duo Packs
Summer Events  

Exciting Summer Events

Calendars of special summer events:

Kids | ​Teens Adults

Attended a program? Tell us about your Reading Takes You Everywhere experience. 

Let's Read 100,000 Books Together This Summer
  Let's Read 100,000 Books Together, June 1 - July 31!

Join the Reading Takes You Everywhere summer program, and be a part of the SCCLD community of readers, reading 100,000 BOOKS together. 

As you 
log books, the amount you read will add to the community total. 

Check out how many books have been read so far!

Weekly Incentives for Logging Books 

Monster Jam

All youth ages 0-12 registered and logging books online will be entered into our weekly drawings for:

Family packs to Monster Jam for August 31 at 7pm, at the SAP Center.
The Great American Read   The Great American Read!

Adults are invited to particiate in PBS's The Great American Read.  Vote for your favorite book from PBS's 100 Best-Loved Books list.

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  Lunch at the Library 2018: FREE for Ages 2-18

Lunch at the Library provides FREE lunches to children ages 2-18. This program offers a safe and positive environment that provides not only a nutritional meal but also access to books, interactive learning resources, and engaging educational activities throughout the summer.  The Library, in partnership with local agencies including the Second Harvest Food Bank and the Silicon Valley YMCA, hope to make a lasting impact on the summer learning experiences of local children, ultimately helping them start the next school year ready to learn.


San Martin Gwinn School, in Partnership with SCCLD Bookmobile
100 North Street, San Martin
Auditorium (Building with the eagle painting)

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 19 – August 9
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.​

Doors open at 10:30 a.m.
Kids' activities begin at 11:00 a.m.
Lunch served 12:00 p.m. 
1:00 p.m.

Morgan Hill Library ~ 660 West Main Avenue, Morgan Hill

Monday through Friday
June 11 – August 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.​

Gilroy Library ~ 350 West Sixth Street, Gilroy

Monday through Friday
June 18 – July 27
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


A Special Thanks to our Summer Reading Partners

49ers logo
The Tech Museum logo Gilroy Gardens Theme Park Monster Jam