Category Archives: Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

My kids got off to a great start with their summer reading, but as we’ve gotten busier and there’s lots more going on, it’s gotten harder to get them to read every day. I think they’re losing interest and more excited to do other things. Do you have any tips to keep them reading?

Audiobooks are a great way to keep kids reading, especially if you’re doing lots of traveling, either on vacation or just running errands or back and forth to pool. Even though it may seem like it doesn’t count as “reading,” … Continue reading

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I would like to be involved in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club or any book club but I’m not sure I can fully commit to attending every meeting. What is the best way for me to participate?

There are many ways to get involved in a book club at the Dallas Public Library. We offer a variety of book clubs, some for different ages and even in different languages. The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club is a great … Continue reading

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My kids and I attended a very cool program where we dissected owl pellets. I love that they are being exposed to science this summer! Are you offering any other science-type programs?

We’re so glad you enjoyed the owl pellet program!  We have a variety of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) programs happening at all of the Dallas libraries this summer. Some of these exciting (and, shhh – educational) programs are: Owl … Continue reading

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I’ve been hearing a lot about the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, do you have any recommendations for adults who want to participate?

The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club is not only designed for children and teenagers, but for adults too! You are also able to win prizes by logging in each book you have read – online or at your local branch – … Continue reading

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