Our Summer Reading Program starts July 5th. Registration is open now! Stop by the library to register for the summer reading program. Once you are registered, you will receive your folder with your reading log, program calendar, and instructions.
In your Summer Reading folder you will find your:
Minutes/Books Reading Log Tracking Instructions
July Reading Log
August Reading Log
Each day, write down the number of minutes (kids and teens) or books (adults) read and add up your total at the end of each week. Turn your minutes in weekly to receive a prize!
Incentives & Rewards
Weekly Prizes: All age groups receive a small weekly prize when you turn in the number of minutes you’ve read (children and teens) or the number of books you’ve read (adults) by the Saturday of the following week.
Some of our weekly prizes include…
Air Balloon Helicopters
Children’s Magnetic Mathematics Toys
Magnet Pickup Tool
Nature Stone Anxiety Bracelets
State Farm Grocery Bags
Monthly Prizes: There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for July and August for each age group. These will be determined by who read the most minutes or books that month. Turn your monthly minutes in by July 31st and August 23rd!
Our monthly prizes include tickets to…
The Strong National Museum of Play
Corning Museum of Glass
The Rockwell Museum
Genesee Country Village & Museum
The Geva Theatre
Sky Zone Syracuse
Nick of Times Escape Room
Seabreeze Amusement Park
Other monthly prizes include…
$50 Gift Card to Walmart
$20 Gift Certificate to Brandy’s Cup of Joe
$25 Gift Certificate to Black & Blue Steak and Crab
Cutting Crew Certificate for Shampoo, Cut, Conditioning Treatment and Style Salon Service
Programs & Events
Many of our programs will be taking place beyond the library! There will be a special Story-Time at the Steamers Stadium, a Story-Time and tour of the Post Office, and a tour of the Fire and Police Station.
The following programs will be held at the New Hope Community Center located at 282 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY.
July 13th 1:30 PM: Wildlife Rockstars
The following programs will be held at the Hornell Community Arts Center located at 58 Broadway Mall, Hornell, NY.
July 5th at 1:00 PM: The Bubble Man
July 27th 1:00 PM: Benjamin Berry Circus Performance
July 29th at 10:30 AM: Our Paranormal Investigation Results
August 3rd 1:00 PM: The Reptile Guys
August 17th 1:00 PM: Tanglewood Nature Center