Uncover New Adventures at the Harris County Public Library's Summer Reading Program 2024

Uncover New Adventures at the Harris County Public Library's Summer Reading Program 2024

June 21 2024

This summer, embark on a thrilling journey without even leaving your neighborhood - only through books and media at the Harris County Public Library's (HCPL) Summer Reading Program 2024. Packed full of fun and learning, the program runs through August 3rd, inviting people of all ages to join in.

Designed inclusively, this exciting program has something for everyone. Whether you're a parent or caregiver, a child under 8 year-olds, or a childcare provider, there’s a world of adventure waiting for you.

The Summer Reading Program 2024 is where adventure starts, offering a plethora of books, eBooks, audiobooks, e-audios, graphic novels, magazines, and read-alouds, and more. The program boasts an array of categories finely tailored for different age groups, including adults.

And the best part? You get to earn prizes! The more you engage, the more points you get.

Beyond just reading, the program hosts an array of events to keep you captivated all summer. Indulge in a range of special summer shows and activities hosted across all HCPL locations. Local performers will enthrall you with their magic, dance, music, and varied science demos. That's not all! Look forward to an array of food vendors, animal shows and more. Check out the lineup here.

For those who particularly enjoy crafting, movies, escape rooms, gaming, painting, and yoga, there's a host of teen and adult programs to keep you hooked. Plus, for the bibliophiles, HCPL has special book clubs, too!

Storytimes are an integral part of the program. HCPL has dedicated slots for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Some branches even offer bilingual, sensory, neurodivergent-friendly, and other types of storytimes.

Are you unsure about which book to pick next? HCPL has you covered. Just submit a Book Hunters request online here, and library staff help you discover the perfect read, tailored to your interests. Need a library card? Click here.

A happy parent shared how the Summer Reading Program instilled a love of reading in her children. "The reading program made a huge impact on my children. Loving to read also helps make school easier", she says. Today, her daughter loves reading so much that she has transformed a room in her house into a library.

Here's your chance to create lifelong readers and explorers. The Summer Reading Program 2024 is not just a program; it’s an adventure. And it's completely free! So why wait? Head over to your nearest HCPL branch and let the adventures begin!

By Tiffany Krenek, My Neighborhood News 
Tiffany Krenek, authorTiffany Krenek has been on the My Neighborhood News team since August 2021. She is passionate about curating and sharing content that enriches the lives of our readers in a personal, meaningful way. A loving mother and wife, Tiffany and her family live in the West Houston/Cypress region.

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