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Summer Learning Program

Summer Learning Program

Summer Learning Program

Summer is here at last! School's out, but that doesn't mean you can't learn something new.

How can I participate in summer learning?

There Are 2 Ways!

Choose one, or try both. IT'S EASY!
  1. Set a learning goal for the summer. Meet that goal and get your prize!
  2. Every time you visit the library, tell us what you are learning, reading and experiencing. You'll be given a Gear Pass and entered into our weekly prize drawing.

Engineer Your Summer Adventure!

Come visit your local library for fun activities and prizes that keep kids of all ages engaged all summer long.

The Themes

  • Animals as Engineers
  • Construction
  • Flight
  • Roads and Trains
  • Simple Machines

Step 1: GOALS

  1. Set your own summer learning goal.
  2. Need some help setting a goal?
    • Use your school's summer READING activity.
    • LEARN to do something new.
    • EXPERIENCE something new.
  3. Write down your goal and post it in the library!
  4. Reached your goal? Tell a librarian, and get a completion prize - a fancy rubber ducky!

Step 2: SHARE

Talk to a librarian about what you read, learned, or experienced to get a GEAR PASS. Receive a gear pass for every different experience you share, even during the same visit!


Enter your gear passes in a weekly DRAWING to win a prize!


Visit our ACTIVITY STATION inside the library or view our ONLINE LEARNING PROMPTS to find fun ways to learn about engineering.

Why is summer learning important?

In order to be ready for the school year, children need to keep learning during the summer. Students who don’t practice what they’ve learned can actually forget their learning from the previous school year. The Summer Learning Program can help kids practice their school skills through activities like reading for fun, cooking and measuring, planning family trips and exploring the outdoors.

What does the library offer during the summer?

CCPL offers prizes, projects and events to make learning fun! Stay tuned for details on how kids can win prizes for the things they read and learn.

CCPL Resource Spotlights


Girls with laptops

Read a book anywhere, anytime for free by using CCPL's online digital library service. CCPL offers digital library services through Overdrive, Tumblebooks, Freading and One-Click.
Visit our E-books page

CCPL Resource Spotlights

Loud & Clear Magazine

Loud and Clear Summer 2018 cover 205 

Find out what's happening at CCPL!
Read the magazine.

CCPL Resource Spotlights

CCPL has a makerspace!

Makerspace project

A makerspace is a creative area, designed for people to work together on many different projects. Learn more... 

CCPL Event Spotlights

Book Discussion Groups

Book Discussion Group
Share your passion for reading!

Discover new reads and new friends 

at a library near you.

CCPL Event Spotlights

Story Times

 Story Times Kids Reading 

Our story times are developed by trained staff and focus on the skills every child should know so that when they enter school they are ready to learn to read.
Get more information. 

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