May 30 - August 1
The Summer Reading Program is completely online this year. You can participate in virtual events, track your reading and complete fun activities right at home. 
Early Learners (ages 0-5) will have a blast with storytimes and activities that make learning fun! Learn, grow and connect with engaging preschool programs designed for the littlest learners. Enjoy a whole summer of fun by getting started today!
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Get your library card
A library card is required to register for virtual programs and borrow materials. You also need a card to be eligible to win prizes. It’s never too early to sign your child up for their very own library card!
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Beanstack
You can log reading minutes, earn activity badges, and get entered into the grand prize giveaway online with Beanstack! It’s a fun and easy way to participate in the Summer Reading Program.
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Grand Prize Giveaway
There are incredible prizes you can win this summer like DUPLO blocks, tricycles, zoo tickets and more! Complete the 600-minute reading challenge by July 31 for a chance to win a prize.
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Summer Livestream Series
Your family can enjoy lively entertainment this summer, right from home. Tune in live, every Tuesday afternoon and go wild with incredible animals, music, storytelling and more!
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OCPS Mobile Lunch
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is offering grab-n-go meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18. Check out the library locations they'll be visiting here.
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End of Summer Celebration
Log on and tune in for our live End of Summer Celebration. Join the virtual party as we celebrate all the fun we’ve had this summer. And get ready to cheer as we announce the winners of the Grand Prize Giveaway!
EARLY LEARNING SUMMER READING BOOKLIST
Peanut goes for the...
Van Ness, Jonat...
Randy, the beautiful...
McBeth, T. L.,...
EARLY LEARNING EVENTS
Virtual Event: Baby Florida AnimalsRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Online (Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Storytime
Songs, stories, rhymes, and activities about baby Florida animals. Recommended for ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.
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Virtual Event: D is for DinosaurRegistration Required
Saturday
June
26
2:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Storytime
Dino time is near; let's give a roaring cheer! We are off on a dinosaur adventure using stories and activities while experiencing a good time together! Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Virtual Event: Sesame Street StorytimeRegistration Required
Monday
June
28
11:00​am
Online (Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Let's make it a sunny day with a storytime and craft celebrating our favorite friends. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Virtual Event: Homeschool Junior:Registration Required
Monday
June
28
2:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Category: Storytime
Time to express your appreciation for your parent or special caregiver. Join us for stories, activities and a craft for Parent Appreciation Day.
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Virtual Event: Pajama PartyRegistration Required
Monday
June
28
7:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Put on your pajamas and join us virtually for stories, songs, and a craft. Recommended for ages 3 - 5.
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Virtual Event: Countdown to Kindergarten​Registration Required
Tuesday
June
29
11:00​am
Online (Virtual Room - Youth Services 1)
Event Categories: Education & Learning; Arts & Crafting
Who says you can’t play with your food? Strengthen important early literacy skills through food-themed stories, activities and a craft. Recommended for ages 4-5.
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Virtual Event: Little Chef: Little Pig, Little Pig Let Me InRegistration Required
Tuesday
June
29
3:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
The Three Little Pigs are in trouble and need some help. Build them a house of candy and sticks to keep them safe before the wolf huffs and puffs and gobbles it all up! Recommended for preschoolers.
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Preschool Fun: Art!
April 30, 2021 | Lauren Mathur
Let’s read, sing, and make some art! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.
 
TALKING: Do you like to draw? What do you like to draw?  Do...
Preschool Fun: Gardening!
April 16, 2021 | Lauren Mathur
This week, in part of our celebration of the book Lab Girl, we’re going to learn flowers and gardening!  So, get out your shovel, and let’s dig in! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading,...

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