Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading 2020

Believe it or not, summer will arrive at the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch on June 15th! You're invited to join our Virtual Summer Programs!

Register for out Summer Reading Programs at our Summer Reading Program website:

For Children

Imagine Your Story: Patch Power 2020 for children in Preschool/Pre-K and Kindergarten to Grade 5 encourages you to discover your own stories while reading others’ stories in fiction and non-fiction.

Participants in Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten to Grade 5 are encouraged to read or listen to books every day for 30 minutes or more all summer and record your accomplishments through the Imagine Your Story: Patch Power 2020 website or app. You can also complete Missions, by completing at-home activties and attending Virtual Programs, to earn the 2020 patches!

Even children under 3 years can participate this summer by signing up for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! Research has shown that listening to 1000 Books Before Kindergarten helps children to develop the important pre-reading skills that provide a solid foundation for learning to read — a key to learning and school success. Read at least 100 book this summer to earn a special award!

For Teens

Students in Grade 6 and up may join the Imagine Your Story: Teen Reading Club 2020! Teens are encouraged to read or listen to books for at least 60 minutes every day to earn a Reading Grand Prize at the end of the summer! They may also complete independent Missions to earn collectible mini-buttons!

For Adults

Imagine Your Story: Adult Summer Reading 2020 is designed for adults, age 18 & up, to encourage life-long reading habits. Earn 100 points for every book, eBook, or audiobook you read/listen to. You can also earn points by completing missions (10 points for every activity in the mission) and minigames (25 points each). Earn 800 points and you'll automatically be entered in the drawing for a Grand Prize! Once you've earned 1000 points you'll receive a completion certificate you can print and share! You can record your reading using our website or app! Parents – there is an option to register as a family, so that you can monitor and record your children’s reading and accounts. Register beginning June 15 for Imagine Your Story: Adult Summer Reading 2020.

The Adult Summer Reading Club is made possible by generous donations from the Friends of the Chester County Library and the Friends of the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library.