Summer Reading

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2021 Summer Reading Program

Registration for the 2021 Summer Reading Program Tails and Tales will begin Friday, May 28 on the READsquared app or website 

  • Registration through the READsquared app directions.
  • Registration through the READsquared website directions

How the program works:

  • Children ages 3 years and older may participate in the program. 
  • Kick-off Program will be Tuesday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. on the West Side of the library. 
  • Each week that your child reads 3 or more hours a week (180 minutes or more), they earn a badge. 
  • For every badge your child earns, they qualify for a small incentive prize for that week. 
  • Only 1 prize is given each week per badge.
  • Everyone that reads 3 hours or more (180 minutes or more) during the summer will be invited to the Closing Celebration at Memorial Park Saturday, July 24. 
  • Last day to log reading is Tuesday, July 20.
  • Grand prizes will be awarded to top readers. 

Summer Reading Program 2021 Tails and Tales 

Tuesday Family Events 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Park Amphitheater

  • June 8 - Summer Reading Program Kick-Off (West Side of the Library) 
  • June 15 - The Kinders Musicians
  • June 22 - Siloam Springs Animal Shelter
  • June 29 - Scott Family Amazeum
  • July 6 - Will Parker Musician
  • July 13 - Lela Bloom Puppetry and Storytelling
  • July 20 - Scott Davis Magician
  • July 24 - Ending Celebration 

Tuesday Young Adult Program 1:30 p.m.

Ms. Leah will be having a Young Adult Program in the meeting rooms on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. 

Wednesday Preschool Story Times 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. 

Join Ms. Julia for Preschool Story Time! Story Times will be in the Meeting Rooms of the Library. Space is limited so registration is required. You can register at the circulation desk or you can call 479-524-4236.

Thursday Elementary Program 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Ms. Mary will be reading stories and providing a Take and Make Craft for the Summer Elementary Programs. Registration is required as space is limited. You can register at the circulation desk or you can call 479-524-4236.

All programs are free unless specifically stated. We hope you can join us!
Please call 479-524-4236 about any questions regarding the Siloam Springs Public Library 2021 Summer Reading Program.
Woman giving prizes at a table to children on the stage at the Memorial Park
Children picking prizes from the prize table on the stage at Memorial Park
Children, parents and library staff at a table in Memorial Park registering for celebration
Rocket photo prop with children sticking their faces through
Blue cardboard robot on the stage at the Memorial Park for Summer Reading Ending Celebration
Children and library staff at a table with chips and hot dogs