2019 Summer Reading Challenge

This year's national theme is 'A Universe of Stories' and we're excited for the fun to begin on June 8th. Kids up to grade 5 can pick up their reading logs in the Children's Department. Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can pick up their logs in the Teen Commons. Adults can pick up their logs at the circulation desk. The final day to return your logs is August 30th.

Celebrate the Apollo Moon Landing with the Franklin Institute at Borough Hall.

Opening Party

The Rancocas Nature Center will be putting on a show for preschoolers ages 3-5

The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly

ScienceTellers use experiments to tell a fun and interactive story at Borough Hall.

Aliens: Escape from Earth

Family Summer Book Club

Enjoy a book with your children this summer! We will be reading A Kind of Paradise by Amy Rebecca Tan. Each week submit a fun fact or something you enjoyed reading and be entered to win special prizes at the end of the summer.

Books can be purchased from Inkwood Books and a limited number are available for checkout at the library.

Join us for a conversation with the author on August 6 at 6:30 PM.

Suggested ages: 10 and up

Suggested Weekly Reading Goal

June 24 - July 1

Pages 1 - 57

Week

1

July 2 - July 7

Pages 61 - 115

Week

2

July 8 - July 14

Pages 116 - 157

Week

3

July 15 - July 21

Pages 158 - 211

Week

6

July 22 - July 28

Pages 212 - 253

Week

7

July 29 - August 4

Pages 254 - 296

Week

8

Resources

LITERACY & THE SUMMER SLIDE

5 Tips for Preventing the Summer Slide

What is the summer slide and how can you stop it?

3 Ways to Beat the Summer Slide Help your young reader stay sharp this summer.

Summer Reading Tips

Tips for parents from PBS

Reading Rockets

Resources for children, teachers, and parents.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Summer Reading Adventures for You and Your Kids

10 weeks of themed activities.

Themed Books and Activities

Find books to match your child's interests.

Family Reading Partnership

Get the whole family reading with these great ideas.

OUR MISSION

The purpose of the Haddonfield Public Library is to serve the people of Haddonfield by providing ready access to information and ideas. Building on a tradition begun in 1803, the Library is a center for lifelong learning, welcoming people of all ages, backgrounds and interests. The Library’s collections and services are dynamic and designed to meet the informational, educational and cultural needs of the community.

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Haddonfield, NJ 08033

 

HOURS

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Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 1 pm-5 pm

 

July 1- Labor Day Weekend: 

Monday to Thursday 10 am to 9 pm

Friday 10 am to 5 pm 

Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

Closed on Sunday 

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