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.
Kids (ages 6-12) will enjoy tales of adventure and learn about amazing animals this summer! Sign up for virtual library events and get ready to earn reading and activity badges. Enjoy a whole summer of fun by getting started today! 
Get your library card
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!
Beanstack
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.
Grand Prize Giveaway
Grand Prize Giveaway
There are incredible prizes you can win this summer like bicycles, electronics, telescopes, scooters and more! Complete the 600-minute reading challenge by July 31 for a chance to win a prize.
Aquatic WILD: Mermaids and Manatees
Virtual Event - Aquatic WILD: Mermaids and Manatees
Journey through your imagination to discern wildlife fact from fiction. Discover how imaginary creatures may be inspired by actual animals. Recommended for ages 6-12. 
OCPS Mobile Lunch
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 locations here.
End of Summer Celebration
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 for the Grand Prize Giveaway winner announcements!
KIDS' SUMMER READING BOOKLIST
Ghost cat / Kevan At...
Atteberry, Keva...
Pokko and the drum /...
Forsythe, Matth...
UPCOMING KIDS EVENTS
Virtual Event: Florida's Haunted HistoryRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
2:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Gather around the virtual campfire to share spooky tales of Florida’s haunted history. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Virtual Event: Cuisine Corner Junior: Edna Lewis Apple CrispRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
3:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Discover the life of Southern chef Edna Lewis and create a no-bake apple crisp inspired by her farm to table recipe. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Virtual Event: Tails & Tales TriviaRegistration Required
Saturday
June
26
3:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Winter Garden)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Put your knowledge to the test with fun trivia about animals in legends, folklores, fairytales and today's pop-culture! Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Virtual Event: Pride at HomeRegistration Required
Saturday
June
26
4:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - North Orange)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Education & Learning
Celebrate all things Pride with inclusive stories, rainbow experiments, and a quick dive into Pride history! Recommended ages 9-12.
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Virtual Event: Cuisine Corner Junior: Mix It Up!Registration Required
Monday
June
28
4:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Learn to make easy and healthy snack mixes for summertime. Savory or sweet, it's a treat that can't be beat! Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Virtual Event: Owls - The Wonderful and GrossRegistration Required
Tuesday
June
29
4:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Science & Math
Fly into the wonderful world of owls, where we will discover their secrets from the wondrous to the gross. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Virtual Event: Fairytale STEM - Goats Need a RaftRegistration Required
Wednesday
June
30
3:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Youth Services 1)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Arts & Crafting
The goats are ready to make a break for it! The old troll won’t let them cross the bridge. Listen to the Three Billy Goats Gruff story with a twist and create a solution a raft for them to use.
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Virtual Event: Slithering SnakesRegistration Required
Thursday
July
1
10:30​am
Online (Virtual Room - South Creek)
Event Categories: Education & Learning; Arts & Crafting
Sssssstep right up to learn all about our interesting friend, the snake. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
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Virtual Event: Homeschool:​Registration Required
Thursday
July
1
1:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Education & Learning
Where did that tale come from? Travel back in time to explore the origins of some favorite tales from around the world. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 6-17.
Learn more >
Virtual Event: Sunshine State Jr Book ClubRegistration Required
Thursday
July
1
4:00​pm
Online (Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Categories: Storytime; Authors, Books, Writing
Hear us read aloud one of the 2021-2022 Sunshine State Jr (K-2) books, and then enjoy an activity! There will be a different book each week. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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