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Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Program

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started.

Children’s Program

Libraries ROCK! Children up to 12 years old can join our Children’s Summer Reading Program beginning Monday, May 14 at any Lafayette Public Library location or online. There will be loads of free programs like storytelling, crafts, music, puppetry, and more.

Children can log their reading minutes on an official reading record from their library or online. The reading record has 50 reading circles that each represent 10 minutes of reading. For instance, if the child reads for 30 minutes, he or she may color in three reading circles. Younger children may participate by counting the minutes that someone reads to them. When children have read (or listened to) a total of 500 minutes, they will earn the Summer Reading Prize Pack! Alternately, children can also earn a Prize Pack by reading 400 minutes and completing at least 2 activities.

To Win a Prize Pack*:
- Read 500 Minutes
- OR Read 400 Minutes and Complete 2 Activities

  • Tote Bag
  • Coupons
  • Certificate
  • Inflatable Guitar
  • Kazoo
  • Entry for Grand Prize: Bicycle
    *All prizes are available while supplies last.

Reminders: For minutes to count toward an award, you may read (or listen to) books, magazines, graphic novels or newspapers on your reading level. You may record minutes read to a non-reader. You may not receive awards on the day you join.

Children’s Summer Reading Program Activities include:
• High five a librarian
• Check out a music CD
• Attend a library program
• Bring a friend to the library
• Visit a park, playground or museum
• Rock out at a concert or live music event
• Volunteer or help out in your community
• Check out the Hilliard University Art Museum with the Library’s new free Library/Museum Pass
• Stream an interactive eBook with Tumblebook or TrueFlix
• Sing, dance, or air guitar along to your favorite song
• Listen to music while you draw, color or play
• Play an instrument or write your own song

Libraries ROCK! Children’s Summer Reading Program Sponsors

Acadiana Cane Cutters
Blaze Pizza
Capitol Cyclery of Lafayette
Chicken Salad Chick
Friends of the Lafayette Public Library
Fun Nation Lafayette
Kart Ranch
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
Sonic Drive-In

Teen and Adult Programs

The Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs also take place May 14 through July 31. Teens and adults will receive a special prize when they register. Then, when they either read five books OR read two books and complete three activities, they will receive a fun bag of goodies. They will also be eligible to win weekly prizes. Books, eBooks and audiobooks all count are all valid. Teen Programs and Adult Programs will include anime programs, workshops, gaming and challenge programs, crafts, gardening, coloring, escape rooms, and movies. For more details, call 261-5787 or 981-1028.

This Summer, Join the Summer Reading Program:
- Read 5 Books*
- OR Read 2 Books* and Complete 3 Activities
*You may read or listen to the books you read.

Complete the Summer Reading Program and receive a fun goodie bag that includes a carabiner keychain, an aluminum water bottle and other great prizes! (while supplies last)

Teen & Adult Summer Reading Program Activities include:
• High five a librarian
• Attend a library program
• Visit a park, playground, or farmers market
• Bring a friend to the library
• Volunteer or help out in your community
• Check out a music CD
• Sing, dance, or air guitar along to your favorite song
• Rock out at a concert or live music event
• Unplug and have a no technology day
• Listen to a podcast
• Follow the Lafayette Public Library on social media
• Play an instrument or write your own song

Libraries ROCK! Teen & Adult Summer Reading Program Sponsors:

Acadiana Comics & Collectibles
Acadiana Lanes
Crazy Oasis
Friends of the Lafayette Public Library
Itz Pop-A-Licious
Pottery Alley
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
The Steep House
Tropical Smoothie Café


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