Summer Reading Program

All Together Now! is the 2023 SUMMER READING PROGRAM THEME!

The “All together now” theme focus on Kindness/ Friendship/ Unity .

The 2023 Summer Reading Program is open to anyone from preschool through grown-up and; offers programs, FUN prizes and drawings. Activities include story times, games, crafts, and the “Reading Program” where you read for prizes.

Registration for “All together now!” begins on May 30.

All programs are free of charge.

Registration and Logging for Prizes

  • Registration is easy. Come by the library and pick up a registration bag at the front desk.  In it will be some goodies and a log for you to keep track of all the books you read this summer.
  • The Librarians will keep a duplicate log at the desk. (We will need your name and grade for our log)
  • After you read a book write it in your log
  • When you are ready, bring your log to the library to claim your prize(s).


Reading Levels for Prizes

Juvenile (J)  Birth-2ndGrade

Intermediate (I)  3rd – 5th Grade

Middle(M)  6th-8th Grade

Young Adults (YA)  9th – 12th Grade

Young Adults (A)  18+ years

There are a certain amount of books the participant has to read before being award a prize.

Summer Reading Program Events:

May 30- Summer Begins

June 6 –Animal Tales 10:30am and 2:30pm at City Hall

June 14– McWane Science Center 10:30am and 2:30pm at City Hall

Jun 28—Visit with the Helena Fire Department 2:30pm at City Hall

July 5-Visit with the Helena Police Department 2:30pm at City Hall

July 14– Animal Wildlife Center– Live Birds at  2:30pm at City Hall

July 20-End of Summer Celebration for Grown-ups 5:45pm at Library


Other Events at the Library

Board Game Fun!!(Games provided or bring your own) Every Friday from June 9th thru July 7th at 2-4pm.  Fun for people of all ages!!! (2 hr)

Storytime with Ms. Erin: (Pre-school) Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00am. (30 min)

Teen/Tween Programs: Games and Craft for the Teens/Tweens Monday at 2:30pm

June 12- Bingo

June 26-Flag Beed Pin Craft

July 10-Suncatcher Craft

Feature a craft project on Tuesday at 2:30pm

June 13-Father's Day Craft

June 20-Origami Corner Bookmark

June 27-4th of July Pompom Craft

July 11- Planes, Trains, and Automobile Race