Reading Colors Your World

Complete reading challenge sheets to earn prizes! 

Weekly art, storytime, and music programs!

All Summer Reading events are free & open to the public with no age restrictions. 

Summer Reading Program Sign-up
Missed Sign-Up Week? That’s ok!

Sign-up anytime using our online form.

Challenge Sheets

Summer Reading Super CrayonComplete reading challenges and activities to earn prizes! Challenge sheets can be picked up in the Youth Library.

Each color of sheet earns readers a different prize. Sheets can be worked on all summer, and readers can do as many of the 5 sheets as they’d like.

Sheets can be turned in  at the library, by snapping a picture of your completed sheet and emailing it to us as, or by dropping it into our book drop. 

Art a la Cart:

Tuesdays from 10AM-2PM through July 27

Drop by the library lawn (weather permitting) for a fun art project! If the weather is inclement, we will cancel.

Wednesdays at 10AM through August 25
Join Miss Heidi and a weekly guest reader for stories, songs, and fun! All storytimes this summer will be outside on the library lawn. If the weather is inclement, storytime will be cancelled.

Music and Movement

Fridays at 10AM through July 30

Join Miss Heidi for musical silliness and laughter! This program is targeted at preschool-early elementary aged children, although all ages are welcome. This program will be outside on the library lawn.

Reading Colors Your World


Video chat with scientists and learn about the science of color and art. These will take place on 4 Thursdays at 1pm, dates TBD at the High School Forum Room. Check back for final details!

Critter Camp-Out

June 2 at 6:30pm
Come to the library for an evening storytime for kids and their stuffed animals. Stuffies can stay at the library overnight for a special camp-out! Kids can pick up their critter with a special photo album of their adventures as early as Thursday, June 3 at noon.


Reading in a treehouse

Park & Read

Search for book-themed objects in our local Pine Island parks! Find them all to earn a badge. Takes place from June 7-July 31.

Summer Olympics Party

Saturday, July 31 10AM-2PM
Celebrate the return of the Summer Games at VHPL! Enjoy games, crafts, music and contests.