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Summer Reading 2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library

Summer Reading 2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library

The summer 2024 theme is “Adventure Begins at Your Library!” Get ready for adventure at the library as we explore and learn throughout the summer!

About Summer Reading 2024


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June 1 – July 13, 2024

Summer Reading begins on June 1st at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Block Party at the Central Ridge Library! We’ll help you sign-up for Summer Reading and have games, music, Touch-a-Truck and more!

Create your own adventure at Citrus Libraries for our Annual Summer Reading program, Adventure Begins at your Library! Log the minutes you read, earn prizes, and come to the library for fun programs, events, and activities all summer long!

Pre-registration is now open! Go to Beanstack to pre-register for summer reading!

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Printable Summer Event Calendars


Visit your library to pick up a branch summer event calendar, or select your branch below to print out your own.

How to Participate


Use Beanstack to track your reading this summer!

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Begin your adventure by tracking your reading and earning prizes from the treasure chest along the way with Beanstack! The more reading you log the more tickets you earn towards the grand prizes at the end of summer!

Log your reading starting June 1 until July 13th, 2024.

Pre-registration in Beanstack is now open. Pre-register for Summer Reading.

Please note, a library card is required to register for the summer reading Beanstack Challenge. Don’t have a library card? Sign-up today online, or in-person at your library.

In the meantime, check out our other monthly reading challenges and start earning badges while you wait!

Challenge Prizes


Use the tickets you earn in Beanstack to put towards these prizes!

A Kayak Trip for one reader and their guardian! Sponsored by Hunter Springs Kayaks. 1 winner per library. For ages 6-17.

A Build & Explore Basket filled with Lego building kits, bubbles, & more! Sponsored by Walmart of Homosassa. 1 winner per library. For ages 6-17.

A Summer Daze Basket, full of games, outdoor activities, crafts & more! Sponsored by Walmart of Inverness. 1 winner per library. For ages 6-17.

A Learn & Play Basket, filled with learning toys and activities for our littlest readers! Sponsored by 7/11 of Homosassa. 1 winner per library. For ages 0-5.

More Summer Fun


Reader of the Week


Reader of the Week returns for another summer at Citrus Libraries!

Each week we’ll showcase a reader who logged their minutes in Beanstack for the week and the winner will receive a special bag with goodies!

Reading with the Ray Presented by Suncoast Credit Union

Reading with the Rays


Reading with the Rays begins on June 1st.

Read your way to the ballpark with Reading with the Rays!

Earn exclusive Tampa Bay Rays prizes at your library during the summer. Read 24 hours during the program and earn 2 tickets to a Rays baseball game!

Stop by your library to pick your Reading with the Rays game card, or check back here for a digital copy when it launches.

Upcoming Summer Programs


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Library cards are available to ALL Citrus County residents and open the door to a new world full of imagination and possibilities.

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