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Summer Reading Program activities start in July

Registration opens May 1; kickoff on June 29 with activities and food trucks

Once the participant is registered they may begin to log their reading. Bring in the log throughout May, June and July to receive prizes for each four hours read. Once they turn in a completed reading log, they will receive tickets for each hour they have read. Those tickets go into the grand prize drawing.

  • Summer Reading Kick-off on Saturday, June 29
    • activities from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Food trucks  from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • All Ages Pool Party at Wildwood Pool on Friday, Aug. 2 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Regular programming begins the week of July 8. See calendars for details. Thank you to program sponsors, Friends of the Crete Public Library, Nestle Purina, and Crete Area Medical Center for making it possible to provide these programs at no cost.


Gallery: 2024 Summer Reading Program calendars (English and Spanish); Crete Public Library.
Toddler (0-2), Preschool (3-5), & Big Kids (4-11) Programming/Registration:

Calendar:  English     Español  

Registration form: English     Español  

Storytime: stories, songs and rhymes

  • Ages 0-2: Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
  • Ages 3-5: Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Big Kids Club - Ages 4-11 - Tuesdays, 2-3 p.m.

  • Many Moccasins Dance Troupe, July 9
  • Theater Arts Workshop, July 16
  • Explore Nebraska, July 23
  • Omaha Zoo - Adventure Begins at Home, July 30

Teen Nights will be held on Thursdays, 4-6 p.m.; registration is required.
Teen Programming (12-17) Programming/Registration:

Teen Activities & Dates:   |  Registration form:  

Teen Nights - Thursdays, 4-6 p.m.

  • Game Night, July 11
  • Who Done It?, July 18
  • Chopped, July 25
  • Indie Art Night, Aug. 1

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. 

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

Crete Public Library
1515 Forest Ave.

Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402.826.3809