Our Summer Reading Program begins June 20!
This year's theme is Ocean of Possibilites. We have programs for kids, teens, and adults because summer reading is for everyone.
View this year's Summer Reading brochure to view all events for this year's program.
Launch your summer plans with the Howe Library summer reading
challenges for adults and children.
Kids & Teens
Summer Reading Program
Kick off Registration
Get a free Summer Reading Program T-shirt when you register and pick up a reading log the week of June 20–26. The front of the T-shirt features the graphic featured at the top of this page.
June 20-August 12
Adult Summer Reading Photo Challenge
Join us in our Adult Summer Reading Photo Challenge. We want to see you reading this summer! For each challenge for which you submit a photo for, you will get one entry in the raffle for a $200 gift card to the HOP. Photos can be uploaded, emailed, or dropped off in printed form. We will share your photos on social media and on our website.
You can also email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo Challenges are:
- -A photo of yourself reading next to a body of water
- -A photo of a recipe you’ve made from one of our cookbooks (with the cookbook)
- -A photo of an item you’ve made from one of our art or craft books (with the book)
- -A photo of yourself reading a book in some other state than NH or VT (with indicator of location)
- -A photo of yourself reading a book in some other country than the US (with indicator of location)
- -A photo of yourself reading a book on a mountain
- -A photo of yourself reading in an unusual spot
- -A photo of an animal reading your book
- -A photo of a toy reading your book
- -A photo of a plant reading your book
- -A photo of a book you’ve read with an illustration of water on the cover
- -A photo of you reading this year's Everyone Is Reading book! (Come to the library to pick up your free copy of The Museum of Modern Love)