Summer Reads '21

Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 26 - August 28 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’21.

Read with your kids! Parents, don't forget to sign up your kids for Summer Starts at EPL and read along with them this Summer!

Summer Reads '21 is presented by Friends of EPL. Become involved in the next chapter of the Friends of EPL and support the Edmonton Public Library in both raising funds and general advocacy. Learn how you can be involved in shaping the future of this initiative!

Thank You for Participating!

Registration for Summer Reads '21 is now closed. We're collecting all the entries and will be contacting the prize winners shortly. All the winners names will be posted in the Prizes section during the week of September 7th.

Two Ways to Participate:

  1. Pick up a Summer Reads Tracking Sheet
    Starting on June 26th, you can pick up your Summer Reads '21 tracking sheet, opens a new window at any EPL location. After you read for 7 hours and complete a mimimum of 2 activities you can bring your completed activity sheet back to an EPL branch to have your name entered to win one of this year's prizes!
  2. Participate Online
    If you would rather keep track of your reading online, you can register with your library card number and PIN to track your hours spent reading and your activities completed. The link for the online registration will be posted here starting on Saturday, June 26, 2021. If you're participating online, you can login everytime that you want to add hours to your reading total or check off any of the activities that you complete. Everytime you login you'll see your reading and activity totals. You'll automatically be entered to win one prize for every 7 hours read and 2 activities completed.

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Summer Events

Summer Reads - Event Card

Reclaiming Indigenous Names: A Panel Event

Sep 23rd | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online Event
Join our conversation about reclaiming Indigenous place names, historical figures and increased visibility of Indigenous languages.

Summer Reads - BiblioEvents Feed

Prizes

Starting on June 26th, you can pick up your Summer Reads '21 activity sheet at any EPL location. Or if you would rather keep track of your reading online, you can register with your library card number and PIN to track your hours spent reading and your activities completed. The link for the online registration will be posted here on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

After you've read for 7 hours and have completed any two activities you'll have your name instantly entered to win one of our rad prizes!

The more activities you complete and hours you read before August 28, 2021 will increase your chances of winning one of these amazing prizes.

Congratulations to this year's prize winners!
Nintendo Switch Lite - Jennifer G.
Signed Neil Gaiman Book - Robin W.
Audreys Bookstore gift card - Brieanne G.
RE:Plenish gift card - Mac I.
Shop Chop gift card - Barry W.
United Sport & Cycle gift card - Erin A.
Little Plant Shop gift card - Wendy H.

Nintendo Switch Lite

 

Neil Gaiman signed copy of The Art of Neil Gaiman

 

Gift cards to a local establishments including Audreys Books, RE:Plenish, Kind, Shop Chop, United Sport & Cycle and Little Plant Shop

Summer Reads '21 is presented by:

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