Summer Reads for Kids

All year, we read tons of the latest books for kids to find the best books to read during the summer. There's something here for every age and taste. Pick them up at the library or on the bookmobile!

And don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading, starting June 1.


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Hot Summer Reads for grades 6-8 feature dark secrets, terrifying twists, romance (and heartbreak), magic, and more. These books will keep you turning the pages all season long! 

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Cool Summer Reads for grades 3-5 include wacky facts, quests,  friendship, elephants, vampires, and everything in between! These books will keep you guessing, make you laugh, and inspire you. 

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Breezy Summer Reads (Grades K-2)

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Breezy Summer Reads are our picks for the youngest readers in grades K-2, including picture books, early readers, and chapter books. Rhymes, laughs, adventures, teamwork, art, aliens, and so much more! 

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We imagine we are not alone in making the occasional mistake. In fact, there is one on our Breezy Summer Reads bookmark! It isn't too giant, and we don't need to banish ourselves to an island for the oversight, but if you figure out what it is and stop by the Kids Desk, we will give you a small prize for your detective work!

Looking for even more breezy summer fun? Download an activity sheet: