Summer Read Club

2019 Summer Reading Club begins on June 1!

Summer Reading Club is for everyone: preschoolers - adults.

For preschoolers to teens:
■ Pick up your Summer Reading sheet at the library or register online (see below).

■ Next, read!
■ Keep track of the number of minutes you read.
■ When you have earned a prize, stop by the library and pick it up.

It’s that simple!

For adults:
■ Register online (see below) or have library staff register you
■ Read library material
■ Log the number of books you read
■ Collect prizes from the library

Summer Reading Club ends August 1st.

Registration begins June 1.
To participate in Summer Reading Club, either pick up a reading sheet in person at the library or register online and track your progress from home.

To register and log your reading online:

Prek-5th graders can register online by clicking here.

Teens (6th-12th grade) can register online by clicking here.

Adults and families* can register online by clicking here.
*Adults can also register as a family and manage their reading and their children’s reading online at this link.

cultural pass

Cultural Pass

Learn, play, and explore this summer with the 2019 Cultural Pass presented by Churchill Downs in partnership with Metro Louisville, Fund for the Arts, Arts and Culture Alliance, and the Louisville Free Public Library. The pass can be used at 59 venues for FREE admission.


■ Pass valid June 1 - August 10, 2019
■ Participant must register for the Summer Reading Club
■ Participant or parent must have a valid library card
■ Participant must be aged 0-21 years old
■ Pass can be picked up at any of our 5 libraries from June 1 - August 1, 2019
■ Limit 1 Cultural Pass per person

■ Only one adult will receive free entry per visit when they accompany a participant under age 17. Only one adult will receive free admission per family regardless of the number of passes.
■ All rules and regulations for specific sites must be followed to gain entry. Please note special restrictions for some participating sites are printed on the Cultural Pass.
■ The Cultural Pass is valid for one-time general admission at each of the participating sites. No special exhibits or concessions are included with the Cultural Pass.
■ Sites reserve the right to deny entry if rules and restrictions of the Cultural Pass are not followed.
■ The Cultural Pass is intended for family use. As such, it is not valid for group visits.
■ The Cultural Pass is not valid with other site offers.

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SRCPrize Levels for the Children’s Summer Reading Club

100 minutes – Outer Space Sticker Set
200 minutes – Galaxy Bounce Ball
300 minutes – Foam Rocket Launcher
400 minutes – Coupon Pack
500 minutes – Free Book

Prize Levels for the Teen Summer Reading Club


200 minutes – Spiral Notebook + Coupon Pack

500 minutes – Backpack

SRCPrize Levels for the Adult Summer Reading Club
**ask for prizes at the front desk

    ■ 1 free bookmark for registering for the program
    ■ Read 5 books – chose either a book bag or picture frame (limited to the first 280 readers)
    ■ The first person at each branch to read 10 books will receive a Jay-C gift card.

Adult Grand Prizes:
At the end of the summer, all participants who read at least 1 book will be entered into a drawing.

■ A bag of books for one person at each branch
 ■ 2 tickets to Derby Dinner Playhouse
 ■ Gift cards to various restaurants