Welcome to our 2017 Summer Reading Program!


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  1. Program Requirements
  2. Program Descriptions
  3. Contests

Program Requirements

  • Online registration begins May 30, 2017
  • Kick off Party June 7th
  • Awards Ceremony July 1st
  • Patrons are required to have their own library cards at the time of registration.
  • Once registered, participants may pick up their information packet, which includes their title logs, at the Children’s Department of either library branch.
 Required Reading  
Age 0 - 6:
15 Books
Age 7 – 12:
6 Books
Age 13 - 17:
4 Book
Age 18+:
4 Books

  • Participants will write three to five sentences about one of the books listed on their title log.
  • Once participants have read their required reading, they will return the completed title log and a library receipt that demonstrates that at least one book was checked out at the library.
  • The Children’s Department will begin accepting all title logs on June 12, 2017.
  • Participants who complete the required reading will receive a small gift bag and a certificate of completion.
  • Children and teens who complete the program, have a library account in good standing and return all required documents will automatically be entered into a give-away.
  • All title logs and contest entries must be submitted to the Children’s Department by 6:00 pm on June 23, 2017.
  • The winners of the give-away and contests will be announced during the Awards Ceremony on July 1, 2017 at the Main Branch Library’s Main Meeting Room from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Must be present to win.


Summer Reading Program Registration

Summer Reading Program Registration
Children's Registration
Teens Registration
Adults Registration
Design Your Own T-Shirt Registration
Design Your Own T-Shirt ( Main Branch) June 19 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm - Classes are full and now closed for registration.
Design Your Own T-Shirt (Southmost Branch) June 26th from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Classes are full and now closed for registration.
Robotics Class Registration
Children's Robotics Class (Main Branch) June 16 | Classes are full and now closed for registration.
Children's Robotics Class (Southmost Branch) June 29 | Classes are full and now closed for registration.
Teen Robotics Class (Main Branch) June 14 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Robotics Class (Southmost Branch) June 23 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teen Lock In Registration
Teen Lock In (Main Branch) June 29 @ 9:00 pm - June 30 @ 6:00 am

A Special Thank You To Our Sponsors

City of Brownsville
Brownsville Public Library
Friends of the Library
Ben E. Keith Co.
Brownsville Fire Department
Brownsville Police Department
Buffalo Wild Wings
Chili’s
Dirty Al’s Seafood Market & Cajun Kitchen
El Piquin
Galaxy Bowling Center
Gladys Porter Zoo
Jason’s Deli
Jenisa Myers
Johnny Rockets
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Labatt Food Service
Long John Silvers
McDonald’s
Papa John’s
Peter Piper Pizza
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
Rivera’s H.S. Leadership Club
Rudy’s “Country Store” Bar-B-Q
Six Flags: Fiesta Texas
Sonic Drive In
Texas AgriLife Extension
Texas Roadhouse
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
Wendy’s