Tails and Tales Summer Reading 2021

Everything you want to know about the library's summer reading program.

Download our Tails & Tales Summer Reading Brochure to find out what you can do at the library this summer! 

Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program 

June 14 through July 31

Log your reading and earn prizes! 

Download Registration Forms

Kids 0 to 5th Grade

Read 20 minutes per day to earn weekly prizes and an entry into the grand prize drawing. Reading logs available at the library or download here . 

An online option is available.

Online Kids Reading Program

Teens 6th to 12th Grade

Receive a scratch-off card* for every book read to win an instant prize and an entry into the grand prize drawing. Scratch-off cards are available at the library during open hours. *Limit of 15 cards per week.

An online option is available.

Online Teen Reading Program

Adults 18+

Receive a stamp for every book read and an entry into one of the grand prize baskets. Pick up a "due-date" bookmark at the library to get started or download here  

An online option is available.

Online Adult Reading Program

MI Library Quest Summer Edition 

June 1 through July 31

Be on the lookout for dangerous, strange, or endangered animals... 

Teens, it's your turn to travel to new and "exotic" locations. Act as a Wildlife Researcher and search across Michigan for different animals. Use their websites and work with other teens, or by yourself, to complete the digital field journal and enter to win a prize.

MiLibaryQuest logo with koalas, open book, and the text #MiLibraryQuest2021 You find a sea worm with two crowns protruding from its body composed of radioles
Get your digital field journal and details here:   https://milibraryquest.wixsite.com/quest1

Pet Photo Contest

Pet Photo Contest 

Submit your amateur photo between now and June 30 

Vote for Your Favorite Pet Photo 

Vote for one (1) pet once daily between July 1 - 31.

The top three vote-getters and one judge’s choice will win $20 Pet smart Gift Cards!

Download contest flyer for further information. 

Email photos to jslisher@bathtownshippubliclibrary.org

Crafts-To-Go Kits

June 14 through July 31

 New Tails & Tales-themed kits will be available weekly, one for kids and one for teens. Pick up a kit at the circulation desk.

Zoo in Your Neighborhood 

Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m.

At the Bath Farmer's Market

Join us at the Bath Farmer's Market for a presentation from our friends at the Potter Park Zoo.

Directions to James Couzens Memorial Park

PAWS for Reading 

Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.

Practice reading aloud to Jake a licensed therapy dog and a golden retriever.