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Summer Reading program held annually

Reading activities offered for all ages

Readers of all ages are invited to participate in Crete Public Library's summer reading program, typically announced in May with a kickoff event to follow.

Youth activities in June and July may include games and activities, art projects, story times, guest entertainment and authors, reading challenges, and more. All activities and programs are open to children free of charge, but registration is required in order for staff to adequately prepare library spaces and materials. Forms and calendars are made available at the library and online when programs are announced. Additional activities and reading challenges may be offered for adult patrons.

Summer Reading participants age 7 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during Summer Reading activities. The Library encourages parents and guardians to arrange safe escort to and from programs. Library staff is not responsible for children before and after programs.

For more information, stop by or call the library, or email, Crete Public Library.

Crete Public Library's 2021 summer reading program, "Tails and Tales," kicked off on May 27 in the library's Pinnacle Pavilion and Library Park.

Weekly events took place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in June with as many outdoor events as possible. Additional middle school events took place in July and book bingo games were offered to both middle school and adult patrons. Sponsors for the 2021 program are the Friends of Crete Public Library and Nestle Purina. 


Check out the resources and services available at Crete Public Library:

Crete Public Library
1515 Forest Ave.

Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402.826.3809