Summer Reading Programs


During the summer, how do I help my child not loose what they learned this year?  Many parents ask this question.  The best answer is to encourage reading. The Fairbury Public Library offers a Summer Reading Program for children through high school that encourages reading and offers rewards for their effort.

April 2 sign up begins
Read in May and June and earn entries for prizes!
May 6th movie at the Bonham
June 1st David Saey from Humanities Nebraska will present a musical
program and kids can learn to play the harmonica!
June 8th & 15th the Extension Office presents STEM programming!  –June 24th Free movie at the Bonham for all the kids who have
already completed the program.
June 29th drawings for prizes.

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Get a magnetic bookmark just for signing up! Everyone completing the program also receives either a water bottle or reusable tote bag. For every book read (at least two required to complete the program) receive a prize entry for one of five grand prizes! Books related to music receive two entries! When you finish, receive either a water bottle or reusable tote bag!

To participate, just complete any combination of ten activities:

1- Read at least two books
2-Complete any (or all!) activity sheet
3-Explore the ways music enhances our lives and discover the materials and services that make our Library Rock!

  • Read a book (remember, receive an extra prize entry for any book related to music!)
  • Check out an audiobook
  • Attend the “Traditional Folk Music” Program on June 1st
  • Sign up for Mango and learn a foreignlanguage
  • Read an electronic magazine through RBDigital
  • Listen to an audiobook or read an e-book through Overdrive
  • Attend a concert or other musical activity
  • Check out a musical CD
  • Play a musical instrument
  • Sing in the shower or in the car!