Summer Reading Coming Soon

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

The Kansas City Public Library wants to partner with you on your reading adventures this summer! Starting June 1, for every three hours you read, you can win a prize. Read for 12 hours to complete the program and earn a book plus other prizes. There will also be drawings for additional prizes, so make sure and get your name in for a chance to win!

Register online (after June 1) or at your local library!

Get started

  1. Sign up for the Summer Reading program at your library and receive a reading log (or register and track your reading online).
  2. Use your reading log to track the time you spend reading.
  3. Visit your library to get a prize for every 3 hours that you read plus enter your name in drawings for additional prizes.
  4. Read for 12 hours to complete the program and earn a book and Royals tickets (while supplies last)!
  5. Keep reading and keep entering your name in drawings all summer long!

Programs and activities

The Kansas City Public Library is full of many stories that will inspire you to discover the world. AND we have terrific events (pdf) going on all summer!

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