The Summer Reading Program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Ridgefield Park Public Library.
Virtual Summer Reading Program
The summer reading program is free and is open to all Ridgefield Park children - infant to 6th grade.
Registration begins on June 28.
Kids, get ready for another fun and rewarding Summer Reading Program. This year we celebrate animal stories with the theme Tales & Tails - an exploration of awesome wildlife and amazing folktales. We’re bringing you all our programs, classes and events online or outside in our beautiful backyard.
Here’s what to do:
Register for your free online account through our Readsquared link. You will need a Ridgefield Park Public library card to register for events and to be eligible for prizes. Don’t have a Ridgefield Park Public library card, click here to register for your free card?
There are two programs for kids:
Our first program is for children up to the age of 6 or entering kindergarten in September.
Our second program is for children entering first grade – 6th grade.
Come to the library to pick up your free Summer Reading kit. Kits include a guided reading booklist for school age children, or a recommended booklist for our early learners, stickers, candy, list of prizes to strive for, and other fun things to get started in this month long program.
In addition, children will receive points for reading! These points can be used for prizes! In addition, every 200 minutes your child reads, give them a raffle ticket for our grand prize which will be selected at the end of our program, July 31st. Five lucky kids will receive a $25 Target or Amazon gift card.
Are you unable to participate online?
If you are unable to register or participate on our online reading program, no worries, we have a registration form and log-sheet that you can pick up at the library. Call or stop by and see Ms. Debbie for complete instructions.
Need help, call Ms. Debbie @ 201.641-0689 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need a Guided Reading List? Click here for a list of books owed by Ridgefield Park Public Library!
Need a prize List? Click here for the most current list of prizes available. (subject to change)
Need a paper log sheet? Click here to download a copy or you can pick up a new copy at the library.
Programs are free for our summer readers!
Did You Know!
Summer reading programs are designed to encourage elementary-aged children to keep reading during summer vacation and preventing the “summer slide” .
Our summer reading program can help:
Motivate children to read.
Help children develop positive attitudes about reading, books, and the library.
Help children maintain their reading skills during summer vacation.
Provide experiences that further children's sense of discovery.
Provide experiences that help children develop skills in collaboration.
Please Thank Our "Summer Reading" Sponsors!
Updated 5/26/2021 by Ms. Debbie