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Play the Summer Reading GamePlay the Summer Reading Game<div class="ExternalClass16942E4A3B7E4BF3A9E2158288D887A0"><h2>Play the summer reading game June 1 through August 1. <br><br>Sign up now at <a href="https://maricopacountyreads.org/" target="_blank">MaricopaCountyReads.org</a>!​<br><br></h2><h3>Spend your summer with the library.<br></h3><h2><a href="https://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/calendar/burtonbarr?cid=-1&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=-1&ct=58836&inc=0" target="_blank">Browse all summer reading events</a>!<br></h2><h3><br></h3><h2>How to Play<br></h2><ul><li>​<a href="https://maricopacountyreads.org/" target="_blank">Register for the game</a>. You can join any time! <br></li><li>Grab a printable gameboard below or<a href="/locations"> in person</a> and/or just play online.<br></li><li>Read! Read! Read!</li><li>​<a href="https://maricopacountyreads.org/">Log your minutes​</a> (points) to earn prizes and to enter grand prize drawings. <br></li><li>Every age and every member of the family is welcome to play!<br><br><br></li></ul></div>

 

 

 

 

Spend your summer with Phoenix Public Library!Spend your summer with Phoenix Public Library!https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Summer Reading/SR24_Adventure_web.jpg706
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Boost your summer reading points!https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/AddOnContent/DispForm.aspx?ID=234Boost your summer reading points!234<div class="ExternalClass29EE89DBF4E94966818C8511D4C4D3E0"><p>​Thanks for stopping by!</p><p>Go to <a href="https://maricopacountyreads.org/" target="_blank">maricopacountyreads.org​</a>, sign in or sign up to play and enter the code below to earn a badge and for bonus points.<br></p><h3><strong>WEBVENTURE​</strong>​​​<br></h3></div>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adventure Begins at Your Library: Summer Reading 2024Adventure Begins at Your Library: Summer Reading 2024<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Td7ZpSf2Ch8?si=nKTae0PofrL6dz5H" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen></iframe><div class="ExternalClass0DF1D731DEC24985A76C2A99C6346D99"><p>​Do you like adventure, free prizes and teleporting to new places through books and interactive activities? On May 1, you can sign up to participate in Phoenix Public Library’s Summer Reading Program – it's free, fun and for all ages. Starting on June 1, thousands of Phoenicians will take the summer reading challenge and log their minutes on maricopacountyreads.org. Just by reading, you’ll have the chance to win amazing experiences such as Phoenix Mercury tickets and Harkins Theatres family prize packs. Phoenix Public Library will activate all its branches with family-friendly programming such as a K-Pop dance workshop, magic and illusions with Eric Giliam and close encounters with reptiles and birds with Jungle Jill. Adventure is out there – and it begins at your library. Invite a friend, parent or caregiver to join you on an endless amount of fun by visiting www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org.​<br></p></div>99
La Aventura Comienza en Tu Biblioteca: El Juego de Lectura de Verano 2024La Aventura Comienza en Tu Biblioteca: El Juego de Lectura de Verano 2024<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0dttXZuy9fU?si=Iwz3O28dZy1Xz6G6" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen></iframe><div class="ExternalClass32227F18550647429BAC747F8F27EB75"><p>​¿Te gusta la aventura, los premios gratis y teletransportarte a nuevos lugares a través de libros y actividades interactivas? El 1 de mayo, puede inscribirse para participar en el programa de lectura de verano de su biblioteca local: es gratis, divertido y para todas las edades. A partir del 1 de junio, miles de residentes de Phoenix aceptarán el desafío de lectura de verano y registrarán sus minutos en www.maricopacountyreads.org Con solo leer, tendrás la oportunidad de ganar experiencias increíbles, como boletos para Phoenix Mercury y paquetes de premios familiares para Harkins Theatres. Phoenix Public Library activará todas sus sucursales con programación familiar como un taller de baile K-Pop, mágia e ilusiones con Eric Giliam y encuentros cercanos con reptiles y pájaros con Jungle Jill. La aventura está aquí y comienza en su biblioteca. Invita a un amigo, padre o cuidador a que te acompañe en una diversión infinita visitando la www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org.​<br></p></div>98
Summer Tip: Get a FREE Arizona State Parks Pass and Have an Adventure!Summer Tip: Get a FREE Arizona State Parks Pass and Have an Adventure!<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/darOqPwJzGw?si=C76wWxAtZkMFU4cd" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen></iframe>97

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Doodle Pen Creations3D Doodle Pen Creationshttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/123256856/27/2024 9:00:00 PM6/27/2024 10:30:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassF68000315B3748D9BB391B3091564FE2"><p><a href="/mach">​MACH1​</a>,<a href="/locations/burton-barr"> Burton Barr Central Library</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass4B70E081278F4D54BADE135FCE965351"><p>​Join us this week to use 3D doodle pens to create 3D objects!  We will teach you how to load and unload your pens and create mini-models using stencils or from your imagination. This program is a walk-in program for children ages 8+ and their families. ​<br></p></div>No354
Summer Reading Event: PHXJazzSummer Reading Event: PHXJazzhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/119765486/29/2024 9:00:00 PM6/29/2024 10:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass5F84585254DE403EA6F47D522FDC8DC1"><p><a href="/locations/juniper">​Juniper Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass5DEF7E09657A40D0872CF9210D0466EE"><p>​This dynamic concert offers a toe-tapping romp through the world of funky/soul jazz! Bringing together a variety of groove-based music from the 1960s and 70s.  PHXJAZZ shares hits from the era when instrumental jazz featured the sounds of artists such as Lou Donaldson and Donald Byrd and their blues-oriented, soul-infused songs.  Space is limited.  </p><p><em>Program sponsored by Maricopa County Library District as part of Maricopa County Reads, the summer reading program at the library.  </em><br></p></div>No355
Summer Reading Event: Puppet Petting ZooSummer Reading Event: Puppet Petting Zoohttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/124294297/10/2024 6:00:00 PM7/10/2024 7:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassDA92BD11664F4909B0C795087AB51638"><p><a href="/locations/century">​Century Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDCA3A4106F4F1FBBE13EBB3EC5E860"><p>​For this interactive program, we're bringing our barnyard to you! Complete with a white picket fence, puppet animals, and a potting shelf full of "seeds" we'll plant together! The program begins with a fun sing-a-long, a hands-on puppet make-&-take, and ends with the perfect story-time for your group to help puppeteer. Program is sponsored by Friends of the Phoenix Public Library.</p><p>Please register your child (or children) planning to attend. Seating and supplies are limited. Registration starts on Wednesday, July 3.</p><p><br></p></div>No356
Summer Reading Event: Cardboard CreationsSummer Reading Event: Cardboard Creationshttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/124786307/11/2024 6:00:00 PM7/11/2024 7:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass54E852CC0C69433195835211E1DF0568"><p><a href="/locations/ocotillo">​Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassE072F51638E44DEF84DC134C6C79685A"><p>​Build box forts, castles, cars, and anything you can imagine out of cardboard! We have cardboard and supplies and you can bring your own as well. Create with us!​<br></p></div>No365
Summer Reading Event: Live on Location - Phoenix ZooSummer Reading Event: Live on Location - Phoenix Zoohttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/122905607/11/2024 9:00:00 PM7/11/2024 10:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass14549E08409A4E99810244DE0969F5B7"><p><a href="/locations/agave">​Agave Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass69159379D119466BAD6B92AA0F5227D7"><p>​Imagine the thrill of seeing our ambassador animals right in your library! Get up close and personal with our captivating creatures as our expert staff share stories and information that are sure to leave an impression. Our Live on Location program promises an unforgettable adventure that transcends the traditional learning experience and captivates learners of all ages.</p><p>Recommended for ages 5-12</p><p>Registration is required.  Register each person attending the program (child & adult).<br></p><p><br></p></div>No358
Summer Reading Event: Take a Trip to Yucca's Cape Factory!Summer Reading Event: Take a Trip to Yucca's Cape Factory!https://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/126005227/17/2024 9:00:00 PM7/17/2024 10:30:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass0D2E2237B9AC481498B7322528E487C8"><p><a href="/locations/yucca">Yucca Library​</a><br><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass0E014DC60BA24138BC0F83E9B7A092FA"><p>​Join us for a super story, decorate your own superhero cape, and show your creation for fun prizes.</p><p>Supplies are limited.  First come, first served.<br></p><p><br></p></div>No357
Summer Reading Event: “The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors” Storytime & TournamentSummer Reading Event: “The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors” Storytime & Tournamenthttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/124340247/20/2024 8:00:00 PM7/20/2024 9:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassD862CE832541470EAE66F4847887DC5A"><p><a href="/locations/acacia">​Acacia Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassF1B6157BF13A4E4ABD9424DCCD652DFD"><p>​Step into the imaginative world of Drew Daywalt’s "The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors"! Join us as we read this hilarious and adventurous tale that brings to life the epic battles of the legendary game. After the story, get ready for an all-ages Rock Paper Scissors tournament where you can compete for the title of champion. This program is perfect for families and fantasy enthusiasts alike. Adventure begins at your library!​<br></p></div>No360
Summer Reading Event: Phoenix Zoo Live on LocationSummer Reading Event: Phoenix Zoo Live on Locationhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/122888267/24/2024 9:00:00 PM7/24/2024 9:50:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass87737670FF80467C8AED0DAD786709E7"><p><a href="/locations/yucca">​Yucca Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassEBE766052B914B74AB8316535F4474E7"><p>​Imagine the thrill of seeing our ambassador animals right in your library! Get up close and personal with our captivating creatures as our expert staff share stories and information that are sure to leave an impression. Our Live on Location program promises an unforgettable adventure that transcends the traditional learning experience and captivates learners of all ages. Space is limited. </p><p><em>Program sponsored by Maricopa County Library District as part of Maricopa County Reads, the summer reading program at the library</em>.</p></div>No359
Summer Reading Event: InTENTS Read-a-thonSummer Reading Event: InTENTS Read-a-thonhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/123322177/26/2024 9:30:00 PM7/26/2024 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassD204F1CCBFE74156A64BD51D81E7103E"><p><a href="/locations/desert-sage">​Desert Sage Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass45E25B7B556B494FB8B6D9DCFB49D124"><p>​Find a cozy space in a tent to get some last-minute reading done.  Bring your favorite stuffie to cuddle up with if you want.  This is a fun and relaxing way to finish the summer reading program strong.  If you reach 1000 points, collect your prizes!  </p><p>Encuentre un espacio acogedor en una tienda de campaña para leer un poco de última hora. Trae tu peluche favorito para acurrucarte si quieres. Esta es una forma divertida y relajante de terminar con fuerza el programa de lectura de verano. Si alcanzas los 1000 puntos, ¡recoge tus premios!<br></p><p>​<br></p></div>No361
Summer Reading Event: The Night Shift with John BlandSummer Reading Event: The Night Shift with John Blandhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/124296787/27/2024 8:00:00 PM7/27/2024 9:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassFC869E26930D4F16B3C92EF958A38E6A"><p><a href="/locations/juniper">​Juniper Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassCB051AC2C203421394546CCFA5CE3F65"><p>​The day is done and it’s time to unwind and settle in for the night. As the stars begin to appear so does the night shift. You might not know that they are there, but many of the desert’s night life have come out into the cover and coolness of the dark, looking for food and companionship. In this one-hour program, you will learn about some of these creatures of the night. </p><p><em>Program Sponsored by the Phoenix Public Library Foundation. </em></p><p>Capacity (60 people)<br></p><p><br></p></div>No362
Summer Reading Family Event: BingGlow!Summer Reading Family Event: BingGlow!https://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/123873817/27/2024 9:00:00 PM7/27/2024 10:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass270976CAA0F0404991522E7418D9FC0E"><p><a href="/locations/agave">​Agave Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassFD3DCCE6F2724C47B6869562CD3D5E2E"><p>​Wrap up the summer by playing Bingo with Mrs. Ellen. We'll be taking it up a notch by using blacklights to make the room GLOW!  Wear neon colors to make yourself glow, too! It will be a fun time for everyone.​<br></p></div>No364
Summer Reading Event: The Night Shift with John BlandSummer Reading Event: The Night Shift with John Blandhttps://calendar.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/event/124750977/27/2024 10:00:00 PM7/27/2024 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassF701558FB45340C29BF5653C08CA14D8"><p><a href="/locations/juniper">​Juniper Library​</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass5201E0BF96FF4CFCB6440A0232E33CD1"><p>​The day is done and it’s time to unwind and settle in for the night. As the stars begin to appear so does the night shift. You might not know that they are there, but many of the desert’s night life have come out into the cover and coolness of the dark, looking for food and companionship. In this one-hour program, you will learn about some of these creatures of the night.</p><p><em>Program sponsored by Phoenix Public Library Foundation. </em></p><p>Capacity (60 people)<br></p><p><br></p></div>No363

 

 

All Abilities Gameboardhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Summer Reading/AllAbilities_gameboard-SRP2024_PPL.pdfAll Abilities GameboardPrintable GameboardsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609BFor people of all abilities. Play the game online but follow along on a printable gameboard!
Pre-Reader Gameboardhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Summer Reading/PreReader_gameboard-SRP2024_PPL.pdfPre-Reader GameboardPrintable GameboardsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609BFor Pre-Readers. Play the game online but follow along on a printable gameboard!
Big Kid Gameboardhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Summer Reading/BigKid_gameboard-SRP2024_PPL.pdfBig Kid GameboardPrintable GameboardsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609BFor big kids who are readers. Play the game online but follow along on a printable gameboard!