Summer Reading for Kids, Teens & Adults

For Kids

Please follow the links below to register and log books for our summer reading program. When registering, you will be asked to create a username and password to access your summer reading account. You may begin logging books on June 22nd. Prizes will be available for pick up June 25th through August 18th. Please ask at the children’s desk if you have questions or need help setting up your account.

One Book, Two Book logoOne Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book

Our family read-together program just for preschoolers


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For kids entering grades 1-6


For Teens

Escape Into a Book logoTeen Summer Reading: Escape into a Book
July 2-August 24

Escape into a book this summer! All teens entering grades 6-12 can join the fun. Read books of your choice then stop by the Information Desk to fill out a reader entry form for your chance to win a fabulous prize. Every participant will receive a free cookie from Vinny’s Deli! A drawing will be held at the end of the summer to determine the winners. All forms will be entered to win the grand prize of a $100 gift card courtesy of Walmart of Wallingford.

We have fun events planned for teens all summer including our escape room! Check the teen calendar to participate.


For Adults

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Do Your Thing @ the Wallingford Public Library

This summer, when you read, create, learn, or play using one of Wallingford Public Library’s resources, you’re eligible to enter into a drawing to win 1 of 8 gift card prizes and 1 grand prize.

Beginning July 2nd, come to the Library to fill out an entry form, or fill out an entry form online. So even if you’re on vacation, or can’t get to the Library, you can still enter to win.

Tell us:

  • What you read. Title and author, or name of magazine, etc.
  • What you created. Did you attend a craft program at the Library, or work in the Collaboratory?
  • What you learned. Did you take an online class through hoonuit,, or Transparent Language? Did you attend a July or August book group?
  • How you played. Did you borrow a discount pass to a local museum or attraction, borrow a DVD, or participate in Game Night in the Collaboratory?

Choose 1 of the 8 prizes you’d like to win. Prizes include $25 gift cards to Wallingford businesses: CT Fresh Food & Produce Market, Holiday Cinemas, Ives Road Wine & Spirits, The Library Wine Bar & Bistro, Mr. D’s, Neil’s Donuts, Scrubbin’ Bubbles Car Wash, and Tap & Vine.

Enter multiple times throughout the summer — enter every time you read, create, learn, and play. The more you do, the more chances you’ll have to win. Each time you enter, you can choose a different prize or you can enter multiple times to win the same prize.

ALL entries will be put into the grand prize drawing for a $75 gift card to your choice of 1 of those 8 businesses. All entries must be received by Wednesday, August 29th at 10:00 a.m.