Joining the Summer Reading Club at the Squamish Public Library is easy! Come down to the library any time after June 29, 2022, to pick up your reading record and start reading! Record your reading every day to become eligible to win prizes at our weekly draw. These prizes include toys, games, books, food coupons, and much more! Read all summer and receive a medal at our award ceremony.

This summer, there will be lots of fun for kids at the library. Check the Summer Reading Club event schedule to see what’s happening each day. The Summer Reading Club coordinator will be in the children’s area all day Tuesday to Saturday to update your reading record and to help you find lots of great books to read. They will also be offering a lot of fun activities that you can join in – crafts, competitions, info sessions, and special guests from our community – find out more when you join the Summer Reading Club. Get ready to read – All Together Now!

If you have any questions, please email us at kidsreadingclub@squamish.ca. Sign up for the library newsletter to hear about upcoming events.

All school-aged children are welcome to join this free program. We encourage every child of every reading ability to open a book that is perfect for them!

Event Series: Meet your Community

This July and August, we are hosting weekly “Meet your Community” events every Wednesday at the library.
Events are designed for school children (ages 5 – 15). All events are free and everyone is welcome. (You don’t have to be registered for the Summer Reading Club to join these events.)

Please register for each event individually at https://signup.com/group/277005025184982081

1. Wednesday, July 6, 1-4pm (drop-in all afternoon) – Meet a Balloon Artist & create your own balloon craft

2. Wednesday, July 13, 1-2pm – Meet a Kids’ Book Author – Virtual author talk with Mahtab Narsimhan – join online on zoom or watch together at the library – snacks provided

3. Wednesday, July 20, 1-2pm – Meet a Bear Expert – Michael Allen

4. Wednesday, July 27, 1-2pm – Meet a Police Officer

5. Wednesday, August 3, 1:30 – 2:30 pm – Meet a Firefighter

6. Wednesday, August 10, 1-2pm – Meet a Magician – Leif David

7. Wednesday, August 17, 1-2pm – Meet a Recycler – GFL staff member & their garbage truck