2021 Kid's Summer Reading

Turtle and rabbit tails and tales

"Tails and Tales"
Summer Reading Program for Kids 2021!
June 21 - August 25

lion and mouse reading books

How to Participate - 

The Children’s Department is offering a wonderful Summer Reading Program! This year Tails and Tales is all animal themed. Beginning on Monday, June 21, a Summer Reading Log* will be posted on the library’s website that can be printed from home. Be sure to register by clicking below.

Complete various activities and move along the game board. Prizes will be earned along the way! Be sure to complete the virtual scavenger hunt - look for the images on the Children's web pages. Also, you will earn entries for some special prize drawings!

Check out the Children's Events page for program information or click below to watch our informative video.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Judy-Pancoast singer

Children’s Summer Reading Virtual Kickoff Monday, June 21, 11:00 a.m. 
Kick off summer reading with a special concert featuring Judy Pancoast, a Grammy nominee singer and songwriterHer Tails and Tales program is a 45-minute concert with songs about all sorts of creatures with tails. It will feature all-original, interactive music and she’ll share books that go along with each song. Be ready to laugh, smile, and sing as summer reading begins! Registration is required. All registrants will be emailed the link to this Zoom event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tails and Tales governors summer reading challenge

It’s that time of year to encourage students to participate in CONNECTICUT READS, the 2021 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge! Click below for more information on how to participate.