2021 Summer Reading Program

Manatee Library Summer Reading Program 2021
Tales with Tails | May 31 – July 31

Sign-up your child at any Manatee County Public Library location for the 2021 Summer Reading Program. From May 31 to July 31 children can earn prizes for time spent reading. Those that read a full 24 hours this summer will earn a free book and be entered in a raffle drawing!

It’s easy to begin Manatee Library Summer Reading Program 2021 - pick up materials at your library branch or register online here

When you finish a reading log you can bring it to your library branch and receive a craft bag – and get started on your next 6 hours of reading!

When you finish the Summer Reading Program you will have read for 24 hours, created some fun crafts, earned a book, and be entered into a drawing for a grand prize at each branch.

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Join Manny Manatee and his librarian friends for Manny Manatee’s Story Splash. Every week this summer kids can enjoy stories, activities, and explore new places, all from the comfort of their own home. manny the manateePart of the Summer Fun is to be part of Manny the Manatee’s Story Splash! 

Join Manny and his librarian friends every week this summer for stories, activities and to explore new places.  All episodes will premier on Tuesday at 11 am and be available on-demand on our YouTube channel!