Kids’ Summer Reading Club

Grow a reader: Red Deer Public Library's 2022 Kids' Summer Reading Club

Introducing the 2022 Kids' Summer Reading Club!

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Download your Kids' SRC BINGO Sheet!

Or pick one up at any library branch or from the Book Bike! Available in English & French.

Are you ready to grow into the best reader you can be?

These BINGO challenges will not only help you grow into a great reader, but they'll get you up and moving so you can master physical literacy too! As you complete the challenges on the sheet, cross them off or colour in the squares. Once you have completed four lines in any direction, bring your sheet in for a prize! There's also a special bonus prize if you complete every challenge!

Upcoming Summer Reading Club Programs

Special Events

2022 Summer Reading Club Superhero Wrap Up Party

Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Event!

Aug 13th | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for our out of this world Superhero wrap-up party for the Kids’ Summer Reading Club!
Reading with Royalty

Reading with Royalty

Aug 12th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Celebrate PRIDE with Central Alberta Pride Society and the Red Deer Public Library!
Pokémon Go at the Library

Play Pokémon GO at the Library

Aug 25th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whether you are a Pokémon GO beginner or you are an elite trainer with a full Pokédex, come by to catch and trade Pokémon with us!

Book Bundles

Reading Pals Book Bundles

Reading Pals Book Bundles

Reading Pals Book Bundles will provide books for school-age kids geared towards fun reading, solo reading, and buddy reading.
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Book Bike Programs

We'll be out and about all summer long on our Book Bike! Join us for stories, activities, and tons of fun!
StoryWalk

Books in the Park: StoryWalk®

StoryWalks® are a creative way for children to enjoy reading while spending time outdoors. Take a self-paced stroll and enjoy a book!
Family Fun Storytime!

Family Fun Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and activities for kids! Includes English and French options. Registration required, except at the Bower Mall.
Activity Time for kids ages 7-11

Activity Time for ages 7-11

For kids ages 7-11. Join us for crafts, hands-on activities, and more, with a new theme each week! Registration required.
Meet me at the park - neighbourhood park program - reddeer.ca/parkmeetup

Meet Me At The Park

Visit us from 1:30 to 3 p.m. each Wednesday this summer when we join the City of Red Deer's Meet Me at the Park neighbourhood park program!

Meet Me at the Park Programs

Kids SRC Weekly Themed Program!

Our in-person programs (above) will follow these weekly themes, and we'll also have booklists, downloadable handouts, and more for you to enjoy right here on our website! Themed content in this section will be released at 8 a.m. on the Monday of each theme week, as follows:

July 4-8: Grow a Garden  |  July 11-15: Explore STEM  |  July 18-22: All Our Feelings  |  July 25-29: Blast into Space  |  August 2-5: Crawl with Bugs  |  August 8-12: Be a Superhero

Week One: Grow a Garden!

Week One: Grow a Garden!

Week 1: Grow a Garden (English Activity Sheet)

Become an expert gardener with these fun activities!

Grow a Garden (7-11yrs)

Discover the wonderful world of the gardens right in our backyard!

Grow a Garden (3-6yrs)

Discover the wonderful world of the gardens right in our backyard!

Week Two: Explore STEM!

Explore STEM (7-11yrs)

Are you curious about the world of science, technology, engineering, and math? Then come learn about how you can become a STEM master!

Explore STEM (3-6yrs)

Are you curious about the world of science, technology, engineering, and math? Then come learn about how you can become a STEM master!

Week Three: All Our Feelings!

All Our Feelings (3-6yrs)

Have you ever felt big emotions that you didn't know how to describe? Then these books will help you name your feelings!

All Our Feelings (7-11yrs)

Have you ever felt big emotions that you didn't know how to describe? Then these books will help you name your feelings!

Week Four: Blast into Space!

Blast into Space (7-11yrs)

Check out these books to help you fly through space and discover stars, planets, and galaxies. Maybe you'll even meet some aliens!

Blast into Space (3-6yrs)

Check out these books to help you fly through space and discover stars, planets, and galaxies. Maybe you'll even meet some aliens!

Week Five: Crawl with Bugs!

Crawl with Bugs (3-6yrs)

These books to help you learn about our world's smallest neighbours - BUGS! You may come to learn that they're not so creepy after all.

Crawl with Bugs (7-11yrs)

These books to help you learn about our world's smallest neighbours - BUGS! You may come to learn that they're not so creepy after all.

Week Six: Be a Superhero!

Be a Superhero (3-6yrs)

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a SUPERHERO! Learn more about your favourite superheroes and discover how you can become one yourself.

Be a Superhero (7-11yrs)

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a SUPERHERO! Learn more about your favourite superheroes and discover how you can become one yourself.
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