Summer Reading 2020

Join us for a virtual day of celebrating the end of Summer Reading! First, congratulations are in order!

Johnson County Library’s Summer Reading 2020 theme is Imagine Your Story. Throughout the summer, artists of all ages have been encouraged to enter original artwork celebrating story, world, or character fandom! The winning artists, helping us honor the fictional worlds we love, are: Evie Hanne (Age 12), Bhagyashree Prabhutendolkar (Age 16), Angela Frazier (Age 17), and Abby Hamm (Age 10). Congratulations to these talented artists! You can see their awesome fandom artwork over on our Facebook page.

Summer Reading celebrates writers, too!  Throughout the summer young authors have attended writing workshops, submitting original fairy tales, folktales or myths to our fantasy-themed writing contest.  We are thrilled to announce our winners: How the Earth was Born by Julieta Vera (Grand prize winner), Elements by Iris Hoffart (7&8 Grade winner), The Legend of Fairy Land by Claire Bogle (3&4 grade winner), and Muses by Clementine Gogol (5&6 grade winner).

Events happening today, Aug. 8:

Summer Reading Newsletter

Sign up today and keep informed! 

Summer Programs and Presenters

Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress is here! This video will be available to you for unlimited, on-demand viewing from now through Monday, August 31.​

We have Imagine Your Story summer reading events for kids of all ages. See the online schedule »

Book Giveaway?

We have suspended the Summer Reading Book Giveaway that is traditionally distributed at our branches due to the current pandemic.  The Library is adapting to these extraordinary circumstances by providing access to e-books, hosting reading and learning-focused online programming to reach as many children in Johnson County as we can. ​

Summer Reading Log 

Have fun reading or listening to the books of your choice this summer. The total amount is up to you! Keep track with this Summer Reading Log! (PDF)  write down titles, or color in a star for each book you read, or log minutes spent
reading, etc. How you use it is up to you!​

Summer Reading Journal 

It's a fun online journal. It's ​JoCoKidsWrite! Add your thoughts today!

Summer Reading eBooks

Imagine your story with these great suggestions!

ebooks for Preschool

ebooks for Kindergarten

Grades 1-6
ebooks for 1st Grade​
ebooks for 2nd Grade
ebooks for 3rd Grade
ebooks for 4th Grade
ebooks for 5th Grade
ebooks for 6th Grade

Grades 7-12
ebooks for 7th 
ebooks for 8th
ebooks for 9th
ebooks for 10th - 12th