Pennsauken Free Public Library
Monday through Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
1 pm - 5 pm

Summer Reading 2013

IT'S TIME TO COLLECT PRIZES. Bring your reading log to the Youth Services Desk.

  • Between 7/15 and 7/31 you can get a pencil, eraser and bookmark if you've read 650 minutes.
  • Between 8/1 and 8/7 you can get a sticky tab bookmark and Applebees's coupon if you've read at least 850 minutes.
  • Between 8/8 and 8/14 you will recieve a clown piggy-bank and California Pizza Kitchen coupon if you've read 1050 minutes.
  • Between 8/14 and 8/21 you may pick out a book from Miss Colleen's collection and will get a McDonald's coupon if you've read 1250.

A party for all Summer Reading participants will be held on Saturday August 24th from 12 noon until 1 pm. Additional prizes will be awarding including the grand prize, an autographed copy of The Wimpy Kid Do it Yourself Book! Runner-up will received a signed Wimpy Kid T-shirt.

***If you've been tracking books, each K-1 book will count as 15 minutes of reading. Each 2nd and 3rd grade book read will count as 1 hour. All books fourth grade level and above will earn you 15 minutes per 15 pages.***

Reading Buddies Program

In an effort to accomodate more families, there will be NO registration for Reading Buddies this year. The program will run on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30, July 3rd to August 7th. Volunteers will read with children for half an hour. Activities will be provided for those waiting for a Buddy. Questions? Concerns? Want to Volunteer? Call Miss Colleen at 856-665-5959x6.

For Summer Reading Programs, please visit our Events Calendar.

Pennsauken students can acess Summer Reading Packets for K-6 or 7-12.

Want reading suggestions? Look for your DRA level on your report card and use it to find a leveled book*, take a look at some book reviews, look at the suggested reading lists, and come in and check out our book displays.

*If your school doesn't use DRA, take a look at the Reading Conversion Chart.