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2023 Summer Reading Program

All Together Now


The Pennsauken Free Public Library invites all to participate in our 2023 Summer Reading Program - All Together Now!

We'll be offering special activities, events, and prizes for readers of all ages from June 20 - August 12. The program is always free to both register an participate in. Take a look at our calendar for details about each event, including registration information where applicable.

Tween events: Stop motion animation workshop, cooking matters, movie night, yoga for tweens, and  self care 101 for teens. Adult events: Handicraft cirlce, Documentary Screening, Evening Book Club, and DIY Saturday


Summer Reading Wrap-up Party and Summer Service that collects reusable shopping bag for Food Bank of New JerseyBeanstack how-to infographicsummer program bingo boardSummer reading prizes. Have fun reading or listening to the books of your choice between 6/20 and 8/11. Read the minimum number of books for your category to receive a participation prize -- 1 free book, and the first 25 participants will also receive a gift certificate -- and to be eligible for 1 ticket into the grand prizes drawing. If you read double the minimum number of books, you earn 2 tickets, (3 tickets for reading triple, etc.). There is one grand prize for each age category. In order to be considered for the grand prize drawing, participants must deposit their tickets no later than 11:59pm on Friday, 8/11. Please see the yellow graphic on page 6 for instructions on entering tickets. Grand prize winners will be announced during the Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party on 8/12. Winners do not need to be present in order to win.  Log your reading at least once a week for a chance to be named PFPL’s Reader of the Week and win an additional prize -- a free Blizzard at Dairy Queen!  Age category minimums:  7 books minimum: Read with Me (ages 0-5)  5 books minimum: Independent Reader (ages 6-9) and Tween Reader (10-12)  2 books minimum: Teen (ages 13-17)  and Adult (ages 18+). 2023's Grand Prizes are:  Read with Me:        Squishmallow and Playdough set  Independent Reader: Lego, National Geographic, and Make it Mine! sets  Tween Reader: 3D Pen set and case  Teen Reader: Up to 10-person Bowling Party at Pinsetter and snack basket Adult Reader: Lenny Mud ceramics basket