Dive into books this summer: Adventure begins at your library

Pittsboro, NC – Children and teens are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program: Adventure Begins at Your Library at Chatham County Public Libraries branches from June 1 through July 31, 2024. Summer Reading activities are designed to encourage kids to continue reading during the summer months and beat the summer slide.

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WHAT: Summer Reading: Adventure Begins at Your Library

WHEN: June 1 through July 31, 2024

WHERE: All Chatham County Public Libraries branches:

Chatham Community Library
197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Goldston Public Library
9235 Pittsboro-Goldston Road
Goldston, NC 27252

Wren Memorial Library
500 North Second Avenue
Siler City, NC 27344

WHO: Summer Reading activities and events, sponsored by the Friends of the Chatham Community Library, are open to children and teens ages 2-18.

Readers participate by picking up a reading log at their local library branch and reading for 10 hours to earn a free book, up to three books per participant (while supplies last). All participants who read for at least 10 hours will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Gift Certificate to McIntyre’s Books.

Special events will be presented at Chatham County libraries throughout the summer, including a kickoff program at Chatham Community Library on June 1, at 10:30 a.m., with a performance by StoryUp!Aerial Theatre and outdoor activities. Other presenters include Steve Somers: the Amazing Teacher, the North Carolina Zoo, Kathi’s Klowns, and more. For a complete list of summer events, visit the libraries’ online event calendar.

For more information about the Summer Reading Program, or other youth events with Chatham County Public Libraries, individuals may contact .