Summer Reading

Due to our recent announcement and Library closure, August 3-8, we are postponing the Summer Reading finale dates. Stay tuned for more details TBA…!

Follow our RCPL Summer Reading event on Facebook. 

Summer is here, and that means it’s time for RCPL’s annual Summer Reading program!

Registration: Begins on May 26th (Beginning June 1st – Pick up Summer Reading goodie bag with reading logs) 
If you miss registration week, don’t sweat it! RCPL is accepting registrations all summer long for the duration of the program.

Participate in weekly events, record books read to earn prizes, and encourage reading and education through this summer-long program!

Okay, so you want to be a summer reader… What do you do first?

  • Did you get a postcard from us in the mail? If you did hang on to it to get a Summer Reading take-home bag.
    You can go ahead and look up our event on Facebook and mark going or interested (if you have Facebook) to get notifications. We will be posting activities and Summer Reading News in the event. An email option is available if requested.
  • Register beginning on May 26th. You can register everyone in your household if they want to participate.
    WAYS TO REGISTER – You can register below, on this page, or by calling the Library (606) 784-7137 Monday-Friday 1 pm – 5 pm or on Saturday at 9 am – 1 pm.
  • On June 1st or after – After you have registered you will bring your Summer Reading invitation postcard to the Library drive-thru window to pick up your take-home bag with goodies and activities for the next few weeks.



You may register for Summer Reading by filling out the attached form or by calling the Library. We will be giving away prizes for children, teens, and adults, who participate in reading and will be giving away prizes for select virtual events.


CHILDREN – Children ages 3-12 will get take-home bags with 2 weeks of activities and crafts. They can follow along with Sandy by interacting in our virtual Summer Reading event on Facebook. Parents assist children with activities and virtual interaction. 

Register and keep track of books read and mark it on your children’s reading logs. 

For PRIZE DRAWINGS children must read a minimum of 5 books to qualify.

ADULTS – Register and keep track of your reading by marking books read on your adult reading logs. If you need another just ask!  For PRIZE DRAWINGS adults must read a minimum of 5 books to qualify.





Records and Prizes: This year # of books read will be counted for each age group. Just for participating and signing up you can receive 3 free books at the end. You must read a minimum of 5 books to be entered into the grand prize. Each initial bag for different ages will have an activity card in it. If they complete it they can earn an extra entry into the grand prize. Everyone can earn a total of 2 chances. The grand prize for each age category will be a $25.00 Fuzzy Duck or Coffee Tree Bookstore gift card. 



The finale is still being planned due to COVID-19. Stay tuned for more details…


Summer Reading Digital Puzzles

Piece together these digital Summer Reading themed puzzles! Every week we will be posting digital puzzles with themed images or photos taken locally-they will feature our Summer Reading buddies. CLICK the links to work the puzzle!

Week 1 Puzzle – 100 pieces
CLICK HERE to work the puzzle!

Week 2 Puzzle – 150 pieces
CLICK HERE to work the puzzle!

Week 3 Puzzle – 150 pieces
CLICK HERE to work the puzzle!

Week 3 Puzzle  – 50 pieces
CLICK HERE for the easy puzzle!