Summer Reading Program

The 2017 Bookmark contest has closed!  


Thank you to everyone who entered! Entries were judged on originality, creativity, neatness, and printability by the Onslow County Kiwanis Club. Winning designs will be distributed through all four OCPL locations over the summer. 


Registration is Now Open!


Paper forms will also be available in all four OCPL locations. Click here to register online.


Reading Logs and Prizes

 
Need a new reading log? Print one here!  Ages 0-5  -  Grades K-5  -  Grades 6-8  -  Adults & Teens
Check out this year's prizes to see what kids earn for each log they complete!

Adults and teens will earn one entry into their branch's drawing for a Kindle Fire with each log they return. Join us for a social to celebrate the end of Summer Reading and see who wins the Kindle!

All Locations (Adults): Aug 10; 5-7pm
Swansboro & Sneads Ferry (Teens): Aug 10; 5-7pm
Jacksonville & Richlands (Teens): Aug 11; 7-9pm


Plan to Attend A Summer Reading Kickoff Near You!


Summer Reading Kickoff (Families)


Come register for our summer reading program, play some giant games, and take in a spectacular performance by Mad Science!
Jacksonville: Jun 23; 5-8pm
Richlands: Jun 22; 6:30-8pm
Sneads Ferry: Jun 19; 6:30-8pm
Swansboro: Jun 20; 6:30-8pm

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff (Grades 6-12)


Register for summer reading and play video games with the Rockin’ Party Bus!
Jacksonville: Jun 30; 6:30-8:30pm
Richlands: Jun 29; 6:30-8:30pm
Sneads Ferry: Jun 26; 6:30-8:30pm
Swansboro: Jun 27; 6:30-8:30pm


Help Us Build A Better World!


Weekly Summer Reading Program attendance is based on the child's last grade completed and counts as 60 minutes of reading time on the Summer Reading log.

Ages 3-6


Jacksonville and Richlands: 10 am
Jun 30, Water Works – Water, water everywhere! Dress to get wet for water activities and experiments.
Jul 21, Kitchen Connections – Bring a canned good to donate to a local food pantry and join us to have fun exploring kitchen science

Grades K-5


Jacksonville: Tue; 2pm
Richlands: Thu; 2pm
Sneads Ferry: Wed; 10am
Swansboro: Tue; 10am

Grades 6-8


Jacksonville: Thu; 2pm
Richlands: Tue; 2pm Programs held at Community Building of Richlands, 105 Franck St
Sneads Ferry: Wed; 11:30am
Swansboro:  Wed; 2pm