Summer Reading

Summer Reading Program 2024 - Adventure Begins at Your Library

The MidPointe Library System offers a free and fun Summer Reading Program for the whole family! The more you read, the more prizes you can earn! Special Summer Reading programming & events will be held all summer long. Don’t miss the fun!

How to Participate

MidPointe’s Summer Reading 2024 will feature an “Adventure Begins at Your Library ” Adventure Log and patrons of all ages are challenged to create their own adventure by completing 10 of the suggested activities to reach Prize Level 1 and an additional 10 activities to reach Prize Level 2. They will also be able to continue the fun by winning raffle tickets for grand prizes once they complete the map. 

Summer Reading 2024 will run from June 1 – July 31. New this year, the first 2000 patrons to pick up their Adventure Log will also receive an “I Love My MidPointe” tote bag! It is perfect for carrying library books or all the prizes you are going to win!

Logs are designed for all ages so families can enjoy activities together! Many encourage you to explore different books or foster early literacy in little ones. Others support fun around the house or in your community.  

Remember, reading material can come from anywhere: the Library, MidPointe’s eLibrary, audiobooks, comic books, graphic novels or books you have at home!

How to Win Prizes

There are so many ways to win prizes with MidPointe’s Summer Reading Program 2024!

Adventure Logs: Patrons of all ages are challenged to create their own adventure by completing 10 of the suggested Adventure Log activities to reach Prize Level 1 and an additional 10 activities to reach Prize Level 2. Visit any MidPointe location to select your prize from the MidPointe Treasure Chest.

Grand Prize Raffles: Once you complete your Adventure Log, you can earn a raffle ticket for every for every additional 5 books, hours you read or Library programs you attend. There is no limit to how many tickets you can earn, so keep reading! Grand prize drawings will be held through the summer, on June 12 and 26, July 10, 24 and 31. Prizes will be different with each drawing, with something for all ages! Winners will be drawn at each location after the Library closes for the day and contacted shortly thereafter.

Special Summer Programming

There is something for everyone this summer at MidPointe! Browse the online calendar or pick up a quarterly program guide to find events for all ages. 

Special events can be found at all locations through the summer as well. Don’t miss them!

Summer Lunch

This summer, you can also find lunch at the Library! Starting June 3 and running through August 16, children from birth to age 18 can receive a free lunch Monday through Friday at MidPointe Library Middletown between 12:30 and 1:00 PM. The Summer Food Service Program is funded by the USDA and is provided through a partnership between MidPointe Library and Children’s Hunger Alliance. Lunch will not be served on July 4.

Get Outside this Summer

Enjoy the weather along with MidPointe this summer!

  • Visit one of MidPointe’s Storywalks®
  • Spend your Friday mornings out in the sunshine with MidPointe all summer long with Storytime at the Park at 10:00 AM at the following locations:
    Sunset Park (Middletown) – June 7 & July 12
    Fort Liberty Playland – June 14 & July 26
    Trenton Community Park – June 21
    Keehner Park – June 28
    Monroe Community Park – July 19
  • You can also kick up your heels outdoors at the MidPointe sponsored Trenton Community Concert on Friday, July 19 at 6:30 PM. The Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, Parrots of the Caribbean will perform at Trenton Community Park. 
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