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Charleston County Public Library's summer reading program encourages and rewards children ages 11 and younger for reading or listening to stories. Use the library's summer reading log to keep track of the time you read or are read to. Complete each level, and turn it in for fantastic prizes. Enjoy this FREE program at any of our locations from June through August.

View the 2013 Children's Summer Reading Guide.

Find a Summer Reading activity or event at a branch near you.

Check out the Dig Into Reading YouTube video.

Not sure what to read? Check out these recommendations.

This year, Summer Reading is easier than ever. 
To win great prizes, all you need to do is follow these steps:

1. Pick up or download a 2013 Summer Reading Log. 

Enter your name, age and zip code on your Reading Log.

Read 10 books.

Write the book titles on your Reading Log.

5. Return the Log to your local branch library.

     Download the 2013 Children's Summer Reading Log. 

Click here to download the reading log in Spanish.

Dig Into Weekly Prizes
Every week at each branch, prizes will be drawn from those visiting the branch or attending one of our many great programs.

Dig Into Monthly RiverDogs Bonus Prizes 
June: Sit side-by-side with play-by-play announcer Sean Houston during RiverDogs game.
July: Visit The Joe baseball stadium, and take a behind-the-scenes tour.

Dig Into Reading Branch Grand Prizes 
Sixteen lucky winners will receive an amazing package with prizes from our generous sponsors and a chance to walk the Field of Dreams at the "Celebrate Summer Reading with the Riverdogs" game on August 11.

Summer Reading for Babies
It's never too early to introduce babies and toddlers to the library.
Dig Into Reading for Babies, a program designed for pre-readers, helps build early literacy skills with simple, fun activities that parents and children can do together. Pick up a form, complete the tasks and turn it in for a free board book. Babies' grown-ups can enter a drawing to win a Dig Into Reading tote bag to carry those board books when visiting the library. 

Thanks to our sponsors.