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2024 Summer Reading Programs


Largo Public Library reading challenges, year-round and summer: Earn coins as you log your reading and activities, and trade them in for prizes at the library. (hasn’t been updated for 2024 yet)

St. Pete

Pinellas County Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Saturday, June 1st 10:30-12 at James Weldon Johnson Library. This summer the St. Petersburg Library System offers free programming for all ages, including take-home activities, reading challenges, prizes and more. Pick up a summer programming packet at our free kickoff event, including take & make craft kits for kids, teens, and adults. Enjoy balloon art from Tony the Balloon Guy, explore an electric bus with PSTA’s touch-a-bus program, and grab a free Sno-cone. A beloved Rays mascot will make a special appearance during the event. Join us along with these organizations for our All Together Now summer. Events Calendar:

Tombolo Books Middle Grades Book Club: Meets third Monday of every month at Tombolo Bookstore, reads a wide variety of age-appropriate genres, open to 4th-6th graders (and a little on either side!) Sign up for information here:

Pinellas Park

Barbara S. Ponce Public Library: We are holding our annual Summer Reading Kickoff event on Saturday, June 1st, from 11am to 1 pm.

Countywide Programs:

Reading with the Rays: Program opens May 26th. Win Rays tickets for reading!

Pizza Hut: Camp Book It! Summer Reading: Open to all families with PreK-6th grade (4-12) students. Parents set goals, track reading, and reward students through the website: Free pizza for reading!