Children’s Summer Reading Program

Registration for the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading     Program will begin on Monday, June 18th.   

The library hours that day are from 1-8pm. 

Scroll down for a complete list of special events. 

Registration is required for most events.


Please call 413-967-9691 or email

We will have two programs this year (scroll down for more details).

  • Teddy Bear Club:  Babies and toddlers (ages 0-4)

  • Reading & Beading:  Pre-K* to age 12

Brag Tags and the different beads you can earn when you read!

Reading & Beading (Pre-K* to age 12)

*Beads can be a choking hazard for children under 3.  Please be cautious if there are young children in your household.  Please see our Teddy Bear Club for very young children.

How it works:

  • Come in to register for the program and events starting Monday, June 18th.
  • Select your Brag Tag design and necklace or key chain.
  • Start reading and record your minutes.  Reading together counts!
  • Come in with your reading log to exchange your minutes for beads.

Here’s the breakdown:

Teddy Bear Club

For our very young participants, we will have an early literacy activity sheet you can complete together.  After completing 15 activities, come in to get a small prize!  You may complete up to 3 activity sheets!

Weekly Raffle Prizes:

You will have a chance to put your name in once per week for a raffle prize for the duration of the program.  You will receive these tickets when you register.

2018 Summer Reading Calendar of Events