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Summer Reading 2022

reading beyond the beaten path

This summer we want to challenge all kids, teens, and adults of Sherborn to a community-wide reading goal. Together, can we read 50,000 minutes this summer? We're challenging everyone to read 20 hours this summer and we'll easily reach our goal!

Summer Reading Challenge for PRESCHOOL (Ages 0-4)

Stop by the Library to register and pick up a reading journal or register and track your reading online with Beanstack. Read (this includes being read to, audio books, and read-along books) to earn tickets and prizes all summer. Write up to (4) book reviews and double your chances of winning great prizes. See our calendar for details about special summer events for kids and families. You can also stop by the library weekly for a small prize. 

Summer Reading Challenge for KIDS (Kindergarten - 6th grade)

Stop by the Library to register and pick up a reading journal or register and track your reading online with Beanstack. Read (this includes being read to, audio books, and read-along books) to earn tickets and prizes all summer. Write up to (4) book reviews and double your chances of winning great prizes. See our calendar for details about special summer events for kids and families. You can also stop by the library weekly for a small prize. 

Summer Reading Challenge for TEENS (7th - 12th grade)

Stop by the Library to register and pick up a reading journal or register and track your reading online with Beanstack. Read or listen to earn tickets and prizes all summer.  Write up to (4) book reviews and double your chances of winning great prizes. Write up to (4) book reviews and double your chances of winning great prizes. You can also stop by the library weekly for a small prize. 

Summer Reading Challenge for ADULTS (ages 18+)

Stop by the Library to register and pick up a reading journal or register and track your reading online with Beanstack. Read or listen to earn tickets and prizes all summer. Write up to (4) book reviews and double your chances of winning great prizes. 

How to Win Prizes

  • Raffle Prizes: Earn (1) ticket for every hour you read. Earn up to (20) tickets this summer for reading and earn an additional (5) tickets for every book review* you write. Put your tickets towards the chance to win amazing raffle prizes!** 
  • 10 Hour Prize: Earn bragging rights and get a yard-sign to let your friends and neighbors know you're a super reader. 
  • Completion prize: If you read 20 hours this summer, you'll receive a $10 gift card to C & L Frostys.

*Book reviews should be in your own words and include things you like or don't like about the book, like interesting characters or fast-moving plots. 75 character minimum (at least 3-4 sentences).

**Max of 20 total tickets for reading and 20 total tickets for book reviews. Raffle will be drawn on September 9.

Outdoor Summer Reading Events

  outdoor movie nights 

Summer Reading Recommendations from the School

Pine Hil Summer Reading Flyer with links

Entering Kindergarten: Picture Books and Non-Fiction

Entering 1st Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Entering 2nd Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Entering 3rd Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Entering 4th Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Entering 5th Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Entering 6th Grade: Fiction and Non-Fiction

MCBA Award Winners: Fiction and Non-Fiction/Informational (available on SORA; log into your DS Schools/Pine Hill Library Destiny account)

Middle School Summer Reading Recommendations

High School English Reading Recommendations

High School Social Studies Reading Recommendations

Summer Reading Sponsors

sherborn coa  friends of the sherborn library  mass cultural council  middlesex savings bank

The Sherborn Library Summer Reading program is supported in part by a grant from the Sherborn Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, as well as funded by Middlesex Savings Bank, the Sherborn Council on Aging and the Friends of the Sherborn Library.