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Carolina, RI  02812
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Summer Reading Program 2020


The Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), is a cooperative effort among libraries in Rhode Island to motivate children and teens to read for pleasure and to help them maintain their reading skills during the summer months.

Clark Memorial Library Summer Reading Program Sign-ups: June 17th to 22nd 2019

Programs runs from June 23rd to August 3rd 2019

This is a great time to get reading from the RI Book Awards Lists!

Summer Reading Program Events

June 17th to June 22nd

Summer Reading Program Sign-ups

June 23rd

Summer Reading Program Begins

June 27th at 6:30 PM

Constellation Spinners

July 10th to July 31st

Wednesdays at 10:00 AM

Summer Story Hour

Ages 3-5 years

July 10th at 7:00 PM

Mobile Quests Escape Room

Ages 10+

July 13th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM


(pending weather)

July 17th at 7:00 PM

The Rainbow Beard Show

July 25th at 6:00, 6:30 & 7:00 PM

Galaxy Slime

(registration required)

July 31st at 7:00 PM

Fiddle N' Fun

August 2nd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

LEGO Block Party

August 3rd to August 8th

Summer Reading Program Ends

Turn in reading logs.

August 9th at 4:00 PM

Ice Cream Party

Kids Program

For kids in grades K-4.  Read 15 minutes a day and come in each week with you reading log for cool prizes, passes to local attractions and special library events.

Teen Program

For youth in middle and high school.  Teens and Tweens read over the summer and may complete activities at the library for scratch off cards to win prizes or enter for our grand prize drawing at the Ice Cream Party.

Get a card by:

  • Signing up for Summer Reading

  • Checking out 3 or more items

  • Submitting a Book Review

  • Attending an SRP Event

  • Signing up for a library card

Students entering 5th-8th grades in the Chariho School District can use this program to help complete their summer reading book reports and prepare for the 2019 Teen Book Battles and Rooster Games.  

Students Entering Chariho High School may also use the Summer Reading Program to help complete their Summer Reading Studies.